Ernesto Perez Carrillo

Inch Nicaragua No. 70: Ernesto Perez-Carrillo’s Bold Leap into Massive Gauges Redefining Cigar Trends

Cigars boasting a 60-ring gauge or larger, once considered an anomaly, have now become a cornerstone in the industry. Renowned cigar craftsman Ernesto Perez-Carrillo played a pivotal role in spearheading...

Published January 2024

Pi Synesthesia Red: Exploring the Flavors of Color with Tim Ozgener and Ernesto Perez Carrillo

What does a colour taste like is a question Tim Ozgener asked himself. And he asked consumers as well. The answers he got for the colour yellow were incorporated into...

Published June 2023

Ernesto Perez Carrillo Unveils Limited Edition Cigar: Pledge of Allegiance for Independence Day Celebration

Ernesto Perez Carrillo is releasing a limited edition for independence day. For this, he combines the names of two of his regular production lines, Pledge and Allegiance to the Pledge...

Published May 2023

Cigar Specialist International is Releasing a Limited Edition Series

Cigar Specialist International, a Singapore-based distributor and the Asian agent for several brands including EPC Cigars, is releasing a limited edition series called Aura. This project is a collaboration with...

Published September 2022

Ernesto Perez Carrillo Wants to Celebrate His 70th With a Special Release

Last November, Dominican cigar maker and industry legend Ernesto Perez Carrillo turned 70. He wants to celebrate that with a special release and we, cigar smokers, can choose which one...

Published July 2022

EPC adds a longer cigar to the Pledge series

EPC adds a longer cigar to the Pledge series. Currently, EPC Cigars only makes a 5×50 Robusto and a 6×52 Toro. The shorter one, The Pledge, is Cigar Aficionado’s #1...

Published July 2021

EPC releases a trilogy sampler.

EPC releases a trilogy sampler. This sampler is a box with three cigars. All of the cigars have a high rating by Cigar Aficionado. The Pledge Prequal and the Encore...

Published May 2021

New Zealand Gets EPC Cigars

New Zealand gets EPC Cigars. The cigars of two-times Cigar Aficionado Top 25 winner Ernesto Perez Carrillo are inbound down under. Canteros, the only importer and distributor of New World...

Published March 2021

New cigars for Lebanon

New cigars for Lebanon. Cigar Boutique, one of the distributors active in the West Asian country bordering Syria and Israel, is bringing in two new brands. Brands with legendary names....

Published July 2020

E.P. Carrillo is releasing a Pledge

E.P. Carrillo is releasing a Pledge. Its the new line by the legendary cigar maker Ernesto Perez-Carrillo hailing from his La Alianza factory in the Dominican Republic. And the name?...

Published June 2020

Freshpacks from Ernesto Perez Carrillo landed in Switzerland

Freshpacks from Ernesto Perez Carrillo landed in Switzerland. The Swiss distributor for Ernesto Perez Carrillo secured a shipment of 500 Freshpacks for the Central European country. And these fresh packs,...

Published April 2020

10th-anniversary humidor from EPC

10th-anniversary humidor from EPC. At the Intertabac trade show, Ernesto Perez Carrillo showcased a limited edition humidor celebrating the 10th anniversary of EPC Cigars. And the humidors come with limited-edition...

Published December 2019

Limited edition Inch by EPC

Limited edition Inch by EPC. Ernesto Perez Carrillo is releasing a new limited edition inch early next year. The cigar is exactly an inch in diameter, as the name suggests....

Published December 2019

E.P. Carrillo returns to Dutch market

E.P. Carrillo returns to the Dutch market. After an absence of several years, the Dominican cigar company returns with a different distributor, Gajane Benelux. The two companies started a relationship...

Published September 2019

EPC returns to The Netherlands

A few years ago, the Dutch distributor Longfiller Company, introduced the cigars from Ernesto Perez Carrillo on the Dutch market. But after just a year, the cooperation between the two...

Published February 2019

Ringmaster by E.P. Carrillo available in Switzerland

At the Intertabac trade show, last September, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo introduced a new cigar, The Ringmaster. The line comes with a few sizes exclusively for the international markets. And the cigars...

Published January 2019

Balmoral Dueto shipping worldwide

Royal Agio is really pushing forward with their Balmoral longfillers. For years they kept quiet on that front but in the last 6 years the Dutch cigar manufacturer released line...

Published October 2018