Belgium

Maya Selva Announces New Cigar and New Partners

Maya Selva Cigars is releasing a 7×38 Lancero in the Cumpay Series. The handmade longfiller uses only Nicaraguan tobacco for the filler, binder, and wrapper. The filler is a selection...

Published May 2022

Black Label Trading Company ships Viaticum

Black Label Trading Company ships Viaticum. This is not a new line, as it was a limited edition launched in November 2019. Up until now, it was only available for...

Published August 2021

Izambar is now available in Belgium

Izambar is now available in Belgium. The Nicaraguan brand may not be the most famous of all brands, but it is a good seller in Germany and Switzerland. And now...

Published June 2021

Crowned Heads coming to Belux

Crowned Heads coming to Belux. Cigar importers and distributors in Belgium also supply Luxembourg as the country is too small for independent cigar importers. Earlier this year, a new cigar...

Published May 2021

Bossner update in the Benelux

Bossner update in the Benelux. Recently two Dutch cigar importers and distributors made a deal. Where De Sigarenman didn’t have time to focus on his cigar import, Gajane Benelux would...

Published May 2021

Black Label releases Bishops blend

Black Label releases Bishops blend. This is the 6th year in a row that Black Label Trading Company is releasing the annual Bishops blend. There will be three sizes, just...

Published May 2021

Brun del Re back in The Netherlands

Brun del Re back in The Netherlands. The Costa Rican cigar brand was available in The Netherlands a few years ago. But their distributor back then went belly up and...

Published May 2021

More Costa Rican cigars in the Benelux

More Costa Rican cigars in the Benelux. Gajane Benelux, one of the cigar distributors in The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg confirms that they are ready to start distributing two Costa...

Published May 2021

Dunbarton is now available in Belgium

Dunbarton is now available in Belgium and Luxembourg. Starting today Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® cigars will be available in the Belgium and Luxembourg markets through Media RuedaTM. Media Rueda is...

Published April 2021

Joya de Nicaragua is entering Belgium

Joya de Nicaragua is entering Belgium. It is weird that a cigar brand that has been active in Europe longer than most, if not all, new world cigars never had...

Published April 2021

Belgium is getting La Galera

Belgium is getting La Galera. The Dominican cigars from Jochy Blanco will arrive on April 1st. And no, that’s not an April fools joke. The Belgian cigar distributor Central American...

Published March 2021

Big merge in European tobacco retail

Big merge in European tobacco retail. Belgium-based La Casa del Tobacco and the British retailer C.Gars Ltd are merging. The new company is Dominque London and will run 17 retail...

Published March 2021

Cortes and Olifant join forces

Cortes and Olifant join forces. The Belgian cigar manufacturer J. Cortes and the Dutch manufacturer Olifant Sigaren are joining forces. For the last few weeks, we heard rumors about a...

Published March 2021

Cigare77 Comes to the Benelux

Cigare77 comes to the Benelux. There are a surprising number of Swiss cigar brands. Of course, none of the brands are made in Switzerland. But if you look at the...

Published March 2021

Vegas de Santiago for the Benelux

Vegas de Santiago for the Benelux. The Swiss Costa Rican brand Vegas de Santiago is coming to The Netherlands. Marc Niehaus from Vegas de Santiago and Steph Kronenburg from Gajane...

Published March 2021

Maradona Cigars in The Netherlands and Belgium

Maradona cigars in The Netherlands and Belgium. The legendary Argentian football star Diego Maradona was an avid cigar aficionado. He’s been spotted with cigars on many occasions. He picked up...

Published March 2021

El Viejo Continente changes Dutch distribution

El Viejo Continente changes Dutch distribution. A few years ago, a brand new cigar importer & distributor emerged in The Netherlands. De Sigarenman from Hellevoetsluis. Owner and founder Robert Blonk...

Published March 2021

New Limiteds from Oveja Negra

New limiteds from Oveja Negra. The husband-and-wife team of James and Angela Brown is releasing two new cigars. Both are limited edition. The release will fall under the more experimental...

Published February 2021

Black Label Coming to Belgium and Luxembourg

Black Label coming to Belgium and Luxembourg. With the Black Works Studio cigars in the slipstream. Both brands come from the Oveja Negra Brands portfolio. Oveja Negra Brands is the...

Published February 2021

Casdagli Cigars Entering Belgium

Casdagli cigars entering Belgium. The brand of Jeremy Casdagli adds the 13th country to the list of European countries where the brand is available. The latest addition to that list...

Published February 2021

Liga Bauhaus Expected Soon

In the early days of December 2020, Drew Estate made an announcement. It would release a Liga Privada exclusively for Europe. And even though it is not the first European...

Published February 2021

J Cortes Keeps a Tradition Alive

It is not uncommon for long-lasting family-owned businesses to have employees that work for the company all their life. Just like their father or mother did, and maybe their children...

Published January 2021

Perdomo Finds Distributors in France and Belgium

It is weird that one of the largest cigar markets in the world had to do without one of the largest Nicaraguan brands for so long. But Perdomo is entering...

Published January 2021

Balmoral Releases Añejo 29 as a Limited Edition

Only 2000 boxes are available worldwide of which 200 have arrived at Dutch retailers. The boxes contain 10 cigars and the fixed retail price in The Netherlands is €135 per...

Published January 2021

Bossner is entering Belgium

Bossner is entering Belgium and changes distributor in The Netherlands. The German cigar brand found a new distributor with Gajane Benelux. Through Gajane, they reach more Dutch retailers than through...

Published November 2020

Daniel Marshall reveals more details of the XXXVIII

Daniel Marshall reveals more details of the XXXVIII. Some information about the limited edition Daniel Marshall by Carlos Fuente XXXVIII Anniversary Cigar was published before. But Daniel Marshall is now...

Published September 2020

New cigars from PP Rubens in Belgium

New cigars from PP Rubens in Belgium. Two new blends are emerging, both with two new sizes. Premium handmade longfillers from the Dominican Republic. Created by Victor Sinclair exclusively for...

Published September 2020

Balmoral Añejo XO Nicaragua coming to Europe

Balmoral Añejo XO Nicaragua coming to Europe. Scandinavian Tobacco Group, the new owners of Royal Agio and Balmoral are releasing the latest Balmoral Añejo XO blend in Germany, France, Switzerland,...

Published June 2020

Los Dueños now really back in Belgium

Los Dueños now really back in Belgium. The Dominican cigar brand owned by Scander Chida was available on the Belgian market a few years ago. It disappeared yet little over...

Published June 2020

Hiram & Solomon cigars now available in Belgium

Hiram & Solomon cigars now available in Belgium. The brand from two cigar-loving freemasons, Nasir Dakrat and Fouad Kashouty is available through Central American Trading. This Belgian cigar importer and...

Published May 2020

Belgian government demands the closure of Facebook groups

Belgian government demands the closure of Facebook groups. The active Belgian based Facebook group and Instagram account of Cigarleaves is forced to its Instagram feed and the Facebook group. The...

Published May 2020

Gajane Benelux releases Lagarto Real

Gajane Benelux releases Lagarto Real. This is a dry-cured shortfiller, a type of cigar that is very popular in Western Europe. But it has a twist from the regular dry-cured...

Published March 2020

More events canceled over covid-19

More events canceled over covid-19. After the cancellation of the Asian leg of the Cigar Smoking World Championship, and soon after the cancelation of all the qualifiers till the end...

Published March 2020

Personnel changes at Cubacigar Benelux

Personnel changes at Cubacigar Benelux. Long time Managing Director Tony Hoevenaars has left his position at Cubacigar Benelux after 16 years. On request of Habanos, he will move to Switzerland...

Published March 2020

Balmoral Dueto available in Belgium

Balmoral Dueto available in Belgium. The collaboration between Royal Agio Cigars and Ernesto Perez Carrillo will be launched in Belgium this week. Belgium is the next country that will see...

Published February 2020

New ashtrays from La Casa del Tabaco

New ashtrays from La Casa del Tabaco. The Belgian La Casa del Tabaco group, with several stores all over the country, already has a La Casa del Tabaco humidity sensor....

Published December 2019