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 […]


TORAÑO TO UNVEIL “THE CHARLIE TORAÑO “CAPTIVA” AT 2014 IPCPR

(Miami, FL) July 8, 2014—Toraño Family Cigar Co., respected in the cigar- making industry for nearly 100 years, proudly announces that Charlie Toraño, for the first time, will unveil a cigar under his own name: Charlie Toraño Captiva.   Charlie Toraño represents the fourth generation in the Toraño tobacco family. Working alongside his father and […]


“Smoked Up” No.40

The threat of Hurricane/Tropical storm/ Tropical depression/ rain shower Karen has come and gone. At one point, my hometown was in the bull’s eye of her path. Later on the path drifted to the east, the next thing I know, its about a 2hour hard rain shower. So much for that! The good thing is […]


2010 Oliva Serie V Maduro Torpedo

This time of year is my favorite for many reason, but one reason is the release of the 2010 Serie V maduros from Oliva. The Serie V is on my all time favorite smokes and a special maduro version just gets my heart racing! I still have samples from each year just sitting and aging […]


Torano Master robusto

After reading the descriptions of the two new releases this year by Torano Family Cigars, the Master really piqued my interest. In collaboration with master roller, Felipe Sosa, Torano released this cigar which received much adulation from my fellow cigar reviewers. Also, recently, I reviewed the Single Region Jalapa which I wasn’t too enthralled by. […]


Torano Single Region Serie Jalapa robusto

This year at IPCPR, Torano Family Cigars showed off their new branding and two new cigars.  One of those new cigars is the Single Region which will be a series of cigar showcasing certain tobacco growing regions.  The first in the series is Jalapa in which the binder and filler are composed of tobaccos only […]


Carlos Torano Noventa Santiago

Torano released the Noventa in the 2006 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Torano family being tobacco growers.   Don Santiago Torano left Spain to grow tobacco in Cuba in 1916.  In 1959, the family fled Castro controlled Cuba to the Dominican Republic and brought with them Piloto Cubano tobacco seed.  Later, Carlos Torano II […]


Press Release: TORAÑO FAMILY, ARMED WITH A NEW LOOK, IS BACK IN CONTROL OF ITS OWN DISTRIBUTION

The Toraño Family, makers of some of the finest cigars in the world, is proud to announce that effective August 1st the family will distribute its own brands. To add to this exciting news, Toraño launches a new company name, a new logo and two retail exclusive cigar brands. The company name is changing from […]