Punch Signature Robusto

Punch Cigars have been around for more than any one of us has been alive. One of my first cigars that I had when I went from smoking cigars to enjoying cigars was a Punch Champion. The Punch London Club maduro is still one of my go-to smokes that never lets me down when I am […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Cohiba Nicaraguan N54

If you have been around cigars for a month or a decade, there is a very slim chance that you have never heard of a Cohiba cigar. Whether it be the infamous Cuban or the Dominican “Red Dot” Cohiba, the name is known by many. The Cohiba name is so famous, when I mention to people […]


General Cigar Hires Sam Leccia and Acquires Brands

Richmond, VA — General Cigar Company is excited to announce today they have hired Sam Leccia as “Cigar and Blend Specialist.” General Cigar has also acquired the Leccia Tobacco Company cigar brands, as part of the Foundry Tobacco Company, and will market and distribute the Black, White and Luchador lines, effective today. Sam has built […]


GENERAL CIGAR ACQUIRES TORAÑO BRANDS

Richmond, VA — General Cigar Company today announced the acquisition of the Toraño Family Cigar Company brands. This acquisition will strengthen General Cigar’s market position and enhance the company’s product mix to deliver greater value and innovation to its retail customers and consumers. It will also allow General Cigar to further expand its exceptional portfolio […]


General Cigar Announces New Website

General Cigar Launches New Website The new General Cigar website, http://www.cigarworld.com/ has just gone live!  While the name’s the same, the site has been completely redone. The folks at General Cigar spent almost a whole year developing it. Think of the new Cigar World as a digital cigar lounge. It’s got cool interactive features like […]


Team LGC Presents Trunk Show

Michael Giannini and Yuri Guillen from La Gloria Cubana talk about the new Trunk Show lines from La Gloria Cubana at the 2012 IPCPR Trade Show. The two lines introduced are the “LR1” and the “YJ23”. The cigars feature limited and rare tobaccos thats been aged from seven to ten years. Each cigar is of […]


HOYO de MONTERREY KICKS OFF BOX A DAY GIVEAWAY

Richmond, VA—To celebrate the launch of the new Hoyo de Monterrey website, General Cigar is rolling out a “Box a Day Giveaway” to share the unique flavor of the Hoyo Monterrey Reposado en Cedros® brand with cigar lovers across the U.S.   From now through July 31, 2012, consumers of legal smoking age are invited […]