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CAO Unveils Exclusive Holiday Sampler: The Premier 54 Collection

CAO is releasing a sampler especially for the upcoming holiday season. The sampler is a compilation of four toros from the CAO regular production series, now for the first time...

Published October 2023

Resurrecting Tradition: The Return of CAO Arcana Mortal Coil, Featuring Andullo Tobacco and More

Two years ago, STG/General Cigar Company released a limited-edition CAO Arcana Mortal Coil, a 6 1/8 x50 Toro with a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper over a shade-grown Connecticut binder. What made...

Published July 2023

General Cigars Co. Releasing Next Batch of CAO Amazon Basin

General Cigars is releasing the next batch of CAO Amazon Basin, this time a batch that has been aged for two years. The CAO Amazon Basin Extra Añejo is the...

Published December 2022

CAO Announces Limited Edition Release Vision

CAO proudly presents Vision, a limited-edition release that speaks to the many facets of the highly innovative Nicaraguan brand. “On the one hand, Vision expresses CAO’s commitment to the past...

Published October 2022

General Cigars Releases 12 Day Advent Calendar

Tatuaje, Davidoff and Oliva Cigars already have advent calendars, HENK Cigars was the first one years ago and now General Cigars is following that idea with the CAO 12 days...

Published October 2022

Tim Ozgener Announces Second Cigar Release

Only yesterday Tim Ozgener announced his return in the cigar industry and today he’s revealing the second cigar, a limited edition named Pi Synesthesia. Just like the inaugural release, the...

Published July 2022

Tim Ozgener is Returning to the Cigar Industry with the Ozgener Family Cigars Bosphorus

CAO is a famous cigar brand but many smokers don’t know the story behind it. The brand was founded by Caro Ozgener and the Ozgener family selling the brand led...

Published June 2022

CAO Release a New X Series

It’s been a while since CAO released a X2 cigar, a series that in the past saw a cigar with double the Maduro (MX2), Ligero (LX2) and Cameroon (CX2). But...

Published June 2022

CAO Releases Regional Edition for Canada with Canadian Tobacco

It’s called the CAO Borealis, a name that comes from the aurora borealis, a phenomenon more commonly referred to as the northern lights. Some of the filler comes from farmland...

Published May 2022

A limited-edition CAO Flathead

A limited-edition CAO Flathead. The CAO Flathead V21 is coming, as a limited edition series of two sizes. Each size is limited to 2000 boxes. The cigars are coming from...

Published July 2021

CAO is Bringing the Zócalo Back

The cigar, part of the World Series, was a limited edition of 70.000 cigars back in 2018. Now CAO owner General Cigars is turning the CAO Zócalo into a regular...

Published February 2021

CAO releasing a New Special Cigar

CAO releasing a new special cigar. It’s the CAO Arcana, and just as with the CAO Amazon Basin series, it consists of some tobacco with unusual fermentation. General Cigars, the...

Published February 2021

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CAO Vision is returning as a limited edition

CAO Vision is returning as a limited edition. Back in 2007, CAO made the news with a cigar. It wasn’t the cigar that created waves in the cigar communities though....

Published October 2020

CAO releases domino inspired cigars

CAO releases domino inspired cigars. The new upcoming brand is called CAO Bones. Bones is a reference to dominoes and dice. Just like with the CAO Sessions, blender Rick Rodriguez...

Published July 2020

CAO creates homage to Nicaragua

CAO creates an homage to Nicaragua for select international markets. Later this year the brand will release a limited edition 6×58 Gran Toro. And it will only be available in...

Published October 2019

CAO’s Rick Rodriguez in Kuala Lumpur

CAO’s Rick Rodriguez in Kuala Lumpur. The master blender for CAO is doing an event at Cigars Lounge at the Publika Shopping Gallery on September 10th. He will be there...

Published August 2019

CAO Session coming to New Zealand

CAO Session coming to New Zealand. Cigar merchant Grant Ovenden, the owner of Canteros, released the news in his own facebook group. Ovenden is also the man behind Canteros and...

Published August 2019

CAO is returning to its roots with the Nicaragua

CAO is returning to its roots with the Nicaragua. The brand originated in Nicaragua, years ago. And now Rick Rodriguez and his team blended a Nicaraguan centered cigar. That puro...

Published May 2019