Industry News

Punch Rare Corojo Returns with Two New Frontmarks

General Cigar announces that Punch Rare Corojo will make its annual return to retail beginning on February 16, 2015. The seasonal collection will welcome a new frontmark and a limited edition size available exclusively this year. The 2015 release of Punch Rare Corojo marks the addition of El Diablo, a burly 6.5” x 66 cigar, [...]


“Smoked Up” No.94

Still going off of last year’s cigar plan, I am trying to smoke more newer cigars. This past week was full of new (to me) cigar; I had a total of seven new cigars. Some where hits and a few were a miss. I don’t usually like to buy my cigars online and like support [...]


MIAMI CIGAR & CO. CELEBRATES A MILESTONE 25 YEARS IN BUSINESS BY “PAYING IT FORWARD”

(Miami, Florida) January 20, 2015— On the heels of coming out with their new image, Miami Cigar & Company closed out an amazing 2014. The company celebrated the end of their milestone 25 years in business with an exclusive Holiday Toy Drive. The function served as the company’s last soiree. It also marked a successful [...]


CMA Cigar Industry Award Winners

The Cigar Media Association has announced their 2014 Cigar Industry Awards and they are as follows: Cigar of the Year: Illusione Fume D’Amour Brand of the Year: Crowned Heads CMA Member of the Year: Cigar Dojo    Cigar of the Year When the votes came in, there were cigars here and there that were receiving [...]


Headlines Cigar, a Dominican Puro, is Re-Launched for 2015 from Sosa

Miami, Florida – January 9, 2015 – Headlines Cigar has been re-blended and re-branded for a new launch in 2015. Arby Sosa from Antillian Cigar Corporation, as the exclusive distributor for Headlines Cigar, collaborated with Dee from Fusion Cigar and the Master Blender, Don Amadiz, in creating these two amazing Dominican Puro blends. Headlines Cigar [...]


Jordan Alexander III Corojo Announced

DALTON, PA. Jordan Alexander III Premium Cigar Company’s newest release, the Jordan Alexander III Corojo will begin shipping to retailers on February 2, 2015. Originally announced as a mid-Fall 2014 release, the release will instead now mark the first release of 2015 for JA3 Cigars. The new blend is manufactured by the Quesada Cigar Factory [...]


“Smoked Up” No.93

2015 has started out with the utmost of crappiness. Tuesday morning I was heading into work and was greeted with a broken window and one of my pistols was stolen from the truck. I was cold, tired and now severely aggravated. I usually conceal my pistol in the truck when I leave it for the [...]


Cigar Media Association Announces Nominees for 1st Cigar Industry Awards

The Cigar Media Association is pleased to announce the 1st Cigar Industry Awards. With the establishment of the Cigar Media Association in 2014, the 14 members involved in the association wanted to create an award ceremony where they could honor and celebrate the companies and individuals in the cigar industry. This marks the first time a collaborative effort [...]


A.J. FERNANDEZ TO INTRODUCE THE NEW WORLD CONNECTICU​T FOR “CIGAR INN”

(Miami, Florida) November 25, 2014— A.J. Fernandez Cigars, known for producing consistently highly rated cigars will introduce a limited batch of New World Connecticut cigars for a one-night only sit down dinner event taking place at the world famous “Cigar Inn” located in New York City.  Event will take place on Monday, December 1, 2014 [...]


ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS TO RELEASE THE BACKROOM SERIES

Hialeah Gardens, Florida (December 5, 2014) – Erik Espinosa of Espinosa Premium Cigars proudly announces the release of The Backroom Series, an Espinosa Lounge Exclusive.  The Backroom Series will feature cigars exclusive and limited only to Espinosa Lounges. Its first release, “The Alibi”, is a secretly blended, 6 x 48, Small Churchill, wrapped in a dark [...]