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Punch Golden Era Expands with New Lancero Size

A prominent Honduran brand, known for its dedication to Corojo-seed tobacco, has introduced a new, slender size to its product line. This development follows a collaboration last year between General...

Published July 2024

Cavalier Genève Cigars to Release Limited Edition 2024 in August

Cavalier Genève Cigars announced earlier today that its Limited Edition 2024 will be released in August. The limited edition, labelled LE2024, will be available in a 5.5×58 Double Figurado size....

Published July 2024

PCA Appoints Shannon Marie as New Director of Trade Show and Events

The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) has announced the hiring of Shannon Marie as its new Director of Trade Show and Events, starting on July 15, 2024. Shannon brings over a...

Published July 2024

Pospiech Distribution Announces Promotion of New National Sales Manager

Pospiech Distribution is proud to announce the promotion of Mike Palmer to National Sales Manager. In this new role, Mike will oversee national sales operations, drive growth, and expand the...

Published July 2024

UK Generational Smoking Ban Could Increase Taxes by £277 Per Person

Earlier this year, the UK Government announced a bold plan to ban future generations from smoking. Anyone 15 or younger will never be able to buy cigarettes, with the age...

Published July 2024

ADVentura Cigars Sets Sail with Blue Eyed Jack’s Revenge

  ADVentura Cigars proudly announces the launch of their latest creation, Blue Eyed Jack’s Revenge, which ships today. This new blend will be distributed from City of Palms Cigar Distribution...

Published July 2024

Generational Tobacco Ban Likely To Be Included In King’s Speech

On the 17th of July, King Charles will deliver the King’s Speech, a key event that will outline the legislative agenda of the U.K.’s newly-elected government. A central element of...

Published July 2024

Lissette Pérez-Carrillo Joins PCA Board, Bringing Expertise and Passion to the Table

E.P. Carrillo proudly announces and extends its heartfelt congratulations to Lissette Pérez-Carrillo on her recent election to the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) Board of Directors. Lissette Pérez-Carrillo’s journey in the...

Published July 2024

Fratello Cigars Announces Exclusive Detroit River Blend in Concealed Carry Series

Fratello Cigars announces the second chapter in its exclusive Concealed Carry program, the Detroit River, set to begin shipping to select retailers on July 15, 2024. This release continues Fratello’s...

Published July 2024

Bond Roberts Expands Global Reach with Línea D No.06 Release

Bond Roberts Cigars’ debut cigar, the Línea D No.06, which was launched earlier this year at events in Miami and Hong Kong, will be available globally from mid-August at select...

Published July 2024

Quality Importers Announce Acquisition of Stinky Cigar

Quality Importers Trading Co. has announced the acquisition of Stinky Cigar, the company renowned for its popular Stinky ashtrays. In practical terms, this acquisition is unlikely to bring significant changes...

Published July 2024

Padrón Cigars Creates Unified Band Design for Signature Lines

Padrón Cigars is making a subtle yet significant modification to the bands of its renowned product lines, including the Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series, Serie 1926, and Dámaso Series. This change,...

Published July 2024

North Carolina Governor and Legislature Advance Cigar Bar Legislation

This week, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed S.B. 527 into law, introducing greater flexibility in the permitting of cigar bars across the state. The legislation had previously passed with...

Published July 2024

Meerapfel Cigar Meir Line Expands with Two New Sizes

After a soft launch earlier this year, the Meerapfel Cigar Meir line is now introducing two new sizes for their full release this week. The company has announced that the...

Published July 2024

Knuckle Sandwich Launches Its First Collaborative Cigar: The Knuckle Sandwich Strike Force

Guy Fieri’s popular Knuckle Sandwich brand is making waves in the craft cigar scene with its first-ever collaborative release: the Knuckle Sandwich Strike Force cigar. This exciting new cigar is...

Published July 2024

Caldwell Cigar Co. Expands Royal Line with Long Live the Queen Maduro

Caldwell Cigar Co.’s Long Live the Queen line, produced in the Dominican Republic, is set to expand with the introduction of a maduro-wrapped version. This new offering was showcased at...

Published July 2024

ADV & McKay Cigars Co. Unleash Blue Eyed Jack’s Revenge Cigars

In the summer of 2022, ADV & McKay Cigars Co. introduced ADVentura Barbarroja’s Invasion, a cigar that not only expanded the ADVentura narrative but also featured a unique packaging element....

Published July 2024

League of Fat Bastards Expands Global Footprint Across Asia and Middle East

League of Fat Bastards (LOFB) cigars is making significant strides in expanding its distribution network, reaching new territories and solidifying its presence in the global market. Known for its unique...

Published July 2024

Black Label Trading Company Announces Shipment of Bishops Blend

Black Label Trading Company is thrilled to announce the shipment of Bishops Blend to select retailers beginning next week. Bishops Blend is meticulously handcrafted in Estelí, Nicaragua, at the renowned...

Published July 2024

Plasencia Cigars Announces New Box-Pressed Alma Del Campo Guajiro

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower, established in 1865, has announced the Plasencia Alma Del Campo new box-pressed vitola, Guajiro 5 ½ X 54, is on the way to stores across the nation. This...

Published July 2024

PCA Trade Show Comes to New Orleans in 2025

For the first time since 2015, the annual Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show will be held in New Orleans, sparking excitement and raising several questions, particularly, “Will smoking be...

Published July 2024

OZ Family Cigars Launches Firsat Line

OZ Family Cigars has introduced a third regular-production line to its portfolio, responding to customer demand for a milder option. This new line, named Firsat, translates to “opportunity” in Turkish,...

Published July 2024

Davidoff Cigars Presents Its Latest Travel Humidor – The Explorer

Davidoff Cigars is proud to present its latest Travel Humidor, the Explorer, the first of three new designs, with “Business” and “Urban” set to follow in 2024 and early 2025....

Published July 2024

Davidoff Launches Cask-Aged Grand Cru Diademas Finas

Davidoff has introduced the Davidoff Grand Cru Diademas Finas, the final installment of its “Cigar History Re-Rolled” series. Unlike previous Grand Cru releases, this one is an entirely new cigar....

Published July 2024

Trinidad: From Secret Diplomatic Brand to Aficionados’ Favorite Cigar

Originally reserved as diplomatic gifts, Trinidad cigars gained global recognition after its 1998 public debut, notably with the iconic Trinidad Fundadores blend crafted by Master Blender Raul Valladares. This pivotal...

Published June 2024

Illusione’s Two New Releases: OneOff Black & The Group of Five ‘RB’

Illusione is shipping two new releases to stores: the OneOff Black and The Group of Five ‘RB’. The OneOff Black is an extension of Illusione’s OneOff brand. This new cigar...

Published June 2024

STG Announces Agreement to Acquire Mac Baren Tobacco Co.

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) has announced an agreement to acquire Mac Baren Tobacco Co. A/S, a renowned pipe tobacco manufacturer, from Halberg A/S. The deal is valued at DKK 535...

Published June 2024

Macanudo Inspirado Brazilian Shade Makes a Comeback

A previously limited-edition cigar has returned, featuring a distinctive and rare wrapper. A wrapper not used very often. The Macanudo Inspirado Brazilian Shade has made a comeback, but it doesn’t...

Published June 2024

Miami Cigar & Co. Ships Limited-Edition Nestor Miranda Grand Reserve 2024

Miami Cigar & Co. announces that the limited-edition Nestor Miranda Grand Reserve 2024 is now shipping. Miami Cigar & Co. previously released prior editions of the Nestor Miranda Grand Reserve in...

Published June 2024

Joshua Habursky Appointed Executive Director of Premium Cigar Association

The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) Board of Directors announces the promotion and hiring of Joshua Habursky to the role of PCA Executive Director, effective immediately. Habursky’s tenure at PCA includes...

Published June 2024

C.L.E. Debuts First-Ever Regional Exclusive in Bulgaria with Eiroa Classic 11/18

C.L.E. Cigar Company announces that the country of Bulgaria was chosen for the first ever C.L.E. Cigar Company Exclusivo Regionales. The Bulgarian regional release will be the first ever Eiroa...

Published June 2024

Ferio Tego Expands Distribution to Middle East

Ferio Tego has partnered with The Leaf Master (“TLM”) in Dubai. The brand is now available in Dubai and throughout the United Arab Emirates, and soon in Saudi Arabia, Oman,...

Published June 2024

The ‘Traveling Cigar Road Show’ Makes A Summer 2024 Return

The Traveling Cigar Road Show is back! Spanning 16 cities across the nation from July 29 through August 9, 2024, Rocky Patel Cigars, Altadis U.S.A, Oliva Cigars, and C.L.E. Cigar Company/Asylum...

Published June 2024

Sans Pareil Re-Launches Gold Line With The Jeddo

A statement from Sans Pareil In a $23 billion cigar industry, Sans Pareil stands as a beacon of excellence and luxury. We are thrilled to announce the re-launch of our...

Published June 2024

Palió Introduces Budget-Friendly Veneto Quad Lighter to Enhance Cigar Experience

Palió, a prestigious brand under Quality Importers, has recently expanded its product line-up with the introduction of the Palió Veneto Quad Lighter. This new, extra-large, and budget-friendly torch lighter is...

Published June 2024

Davidoff Cigars Concludes “Cigar History Re-Rolled” Series with a Grand Finale

Davidoff Cigars is wrapping up its acclaimed “Cigar History Re-Rolled” series with an innovative release that promises to become a milestone in the brand’s history. The series, part of Davidoff’s...

Published June 2024