Industry News

“Smoked Up” No.65

This installment of “Smoked Up” is a double installment. I didn’t smoke a whole lot of cigars over the last two weeks, so I decided to combine them all into one. I was enjoying the nice spring weather by playing with my daughter out in the yard, working in the garden, doing some much needed yard [...]


D’Crossier Golden Blend Aged 10 Years

The revolutionary D’Crossier Golden Blend Series was introduced in 2010, a mild to medium blend of select tobaccos aged for seven years, with a distinctive profile and profound aromas that quickly established a coveted place among the other D‘Crossier lines. Now, three years later, we have taken this Series to the next level in an [...]


La Palina debuts three sizes of the La Palina Collection Mr. Sam

Samuel Paley founded La Palina cigars in 1896, and Mr. Sam was the moniker bestowed upon him by the workers in his factory. The La Palina Collection Mr. Sam was initially released as an 850-box limited edition at the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show. Due to the overwhelming positive response, this spring the La Palina Collection [...]


Crux Gets Going With Two New Cigars

TWO VIXENS AND A LITTLE PRICK WANT TO MAKE YOUR ACQUAINTANCE.  April 4, 2014 (Maple Grove, MN) — More than two decades of successfully selling cigars at retail teaches a person a few things. Hype doesn’t sell. A bad smoke fails immediately (as it should). Excellent quality wins friends who tell more friends. A community [...]


“Smoked Up” No.64

“Never judge a book (or cigar) by its cover.” I found that out this week as I had a few cigars sort of threw me off. I had a few predetermined notions of how the smoke was going to be and it turned out quite the opposite and it worked out for the better in these [...]


JR AVAILS THE ULTIMATE IN LUXURY BY WELCOMING DAVIDOFF CIGARS & ACCESSORIES

JR Cigar, the world’s largest cigar store, proudly announces it will now offer their vast, discerning customer base a diverse selection of highly regarded tobacco products and smoking accoutrements by Davidoff Cigars. The long-awaited collaboration between these two esteemed leaders in the premium-cigar landscape is exciting news for cigar enthusiasts. The Davidoff name is synonymous [...]


“Smoked Up” No.63

Now that my “cold of death” is pretty much gone after its two plus week stay in my body, I  have enjoyed a few more smokes this past week. I am getting my strength back and more active than I was the last few weeks. I hate when something gets the best of me and [...]


Drew Estate Announces Undercrown “Dogma” Commemorative Cigar & “5 Days of ‘Dogma’” Giveaway

Miami, FL, March 24, 2014:  Drew Estate announced today their plans to release a new size within their Undercrown cigar line. The size will be called Undercrown “Dogma”, and has been created to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the online community Cigar Dojo. The blend of “Dogma” is based on the Undercrown Corona ¡Viva! and [...]


Blessed Leaf Announces Kairos

March 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kyle Hoover and Chris Kelly, the leaders of BlessedLeaf.com, a Christian cigar-based ministry, announce the release of the long anticipated Blessed Leaf Kairos. “This is a project that has been in our hearts for over a year. Our vision was to produce a great cigar with vintage tobaccos and [...]


Miami Cigar to Serve as Exclusive US Distributor of Viva Republica

MIAMI – March 19, 2014   Viva República, Inc. and Miami Cigar Co. are pleased to announce an exclusive distribution agreement effective April 1st 2014. Miami Cigar will sell and distribute all Viva República lines in the United States. In addition to the brand joining Miami Cigar’s premium product offerings, the brand creator, Jason Holly, [...]