Author Archive

MOYARUIZ ANNOUNCES THE RAKE

April 13, 2015 (Ridgefield, NJ) – MoyaRuiz Cigars Inc. announce the release of The Rake, a new line of cigars from the makers of the La Jugada cigar brand. With an intended launch of spring 2015, The Rake will be made at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The cigars will be presented [...]


Maya Selva Cigars Celebrates “20 Años”

Hollywood, FL — April 7th, 2015 — Maya Selva Cigars, producer of Flor de Selva, Cumpay, and Villa Zamorano, is pleased to announce that 2015 is our 20th anniversary in the premium cigar industry.  “20 Años” will be the theme this year for Maya Selva Cigars. On March 8th, we had the honor of hosting [...]


Jordan Alexander III Corojo Robusto

The Jordan Alexander III Cigar Company from the outside looks to be quite a new company on the shelves. In fact, they have been around since 2013 and that is when they released a corojo cigar called ”The Legend”. This Spring is when they introduced the Jordan Alexander III Corojo which is said to replace the [...]


General Cigar Celebrates an Icon with Hoyo de Monterrey Edición de Cumpleaños 150

General Cigar Company will debut Hoyo de Monterrey Edición de Cumpleaños 150, the first and only cigar to feature a proprietary Habano Shade wrapper tobacco, the first ever grown in Esteli. Hoyo de Monterrey Edición de Cumpleaños 150 is a 6″ x 54 box-pressed offering handcrafted in Honduras. The blend features a classic Ecuadoran binder [...]


ESPINOSA CIGARS UNVEILS ESPINOSA ESPECIAL

Hialeah Gardens, Florida (March 26, 2015) – Erik Espinosa of Espinosa Cigars, has announced the release of a new cigar line, the Espinosa Especial. “It’s a new line, a new blend, a new cigar, but it’s everything you have come to expect from Espinosa Cigars and La Zona”, said Erik. Available in three vitolas: No. [...]


“Smoked Up” No.97

I am really enjoying the weather now that Spring has finally made it here. I still see my northern friends posting pictures of snow covered lawns… I almost felt sorry for them while I sat on my patio, enjoying a good cigar and coffee with 70* weather. I have a review out on the upcoming Dominion [...]


COUNTERFEITERS OF COHIBA, MACANUDO AND PARTAGAS CIGARS SHUT DOWN IN FLORIDA

Richmond, VA–General Cigar Company Inc. announced that teams of special agents from the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (“ABT”) conducted a series of raids and arrests throughout Florida relating to the manufacture, distribution and sale of counterfeit versions of the Company’s COHIBA®, Macanudo® and Partagas® cigar brands. Since February 28th, ABT has seized [...]


Drew Estate Announces Updated Liga Privada Papas Fritas Packaging

Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today that they would begin offering their Liga Privada Papas Fritas cigar in a newly designed 50-­‐count box. These new boxes will replace the 4-­‐count tins/28-­‐count boxes that the Papas Fritas line is currently offered in and will, as a result, reduce the single cigar retail price to $5.25 MSRP [...]


Two Guys Smoke Shop Exclusive Firecracker From La Flor Dominicana

March 23rd, 2015 (New Hampshire) – The original short format cigar with a fuse, is the Firecracker, measuring at just 3 x 50 and features a closed foot. In the Fall of 2014 The Cigar Authority and Two Guys Smoke Shop partnered up with a blind taste challenge. With 3 rounds and new releases, La [...]


Dominion Cigar Black Lotus Robusto

When you think cigars, one of the few places you think a cigar company would hail from is Canada. The Dominion Cigar Company is from Canada and was founded by Steve Ricker. The Canadian based Dominion Cigar Company’s first release is the Black Lotus. Released in Canada in late 2014 and soon to be (if [...]