Mombacho

Farewell to an Era: Mombacho Cigars/Favilli Cigars Announces Retirement after Nearly Two Decades

In an unexpected email, Cameron Heap and Jared Michaeli announced that Mombacho Cigars/Favilli Cigars is no longer. After almost 20 years, they made the decision to call it quits. This...

Published June 2023

Mombacho Cigars S.A. Reach Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Favilli

Mombacho Cigars S.A., of Nicaragua, and the companies’ former President, Jared M. Ingrisano, have reached an exclusive licensing agreement for the Favilli brand. Mombacho Cigars S.A. has reached an agreement...

Published December 2022

Mombacho releases Botucal for Germany

Mombacho releases Botucal for Germany. The only cigar factory from Grenada, Nicaragua is releasing a cigar exclusively for the German market. And it’s another collaboration with Diplomático Rum. The name...

Published September 2021

Mombacho doubles the content of Diplomatico boxes

Mombacho doubles the content of Diplomatico boxes. The collaboration brand between Mombacho Cigars and Ron Diplomatico came in boxes of ten cigars. But now those boxes double to twenty cigars....

Published May 2021

Jessi Flores leaves Mombacho Cigars

Jessi Flores leaves Mombacho Cigars. Just a few weeks after appointing Jessi Flores as creative director of Mombacho Cigars the collaboration falls apart. Flores just told us that he is...

Published May 2021

Aganorsa sues Mombacho over its name

Aganorsa sues Mombacho over its name. In the last few months, Mombacho made the headlines a few times. Claudio Sgroi left the cigar manufacturer from Grenada. But founder Cam Heaps...

Published April 2021

Jessi Flores joins Mombacho Cigars

Jessi Flores joins Mombacho Cigars as the creative director. This is already the fifth change for the Nicaraguan cigar brand from Granada in the last few months. First, the company...

Published April 2021

Mombacho names a new General Manager

Mombacho names a new General Manager. And it’s the rising star of the cigar industry, Indiana Ortez. Mombacho needs a new general manager and master blender after Claudio Sgroi left...

Published April 2021

Claudio Sgroi leaves Mombacho Cigars

Claudio Sgroi leaves Mombacho Cigars. After a decade of blending and running Mombacho Cigars, Claudio Sgroi is leaving the Nicaraguan cigar manufacturer. But Sgroi remains active in the Nicaraguan tobacco...

Published March 2021

Mombacho Brings in a Director of Global Sales

Two days ago, the boutique brand from Granada, Nicaragua announced a new president. And today Mombacho introduces a new director of Global Sales. Jared Ingrisano brings several years of experience...

Published January 2021

Mombacho Gets a New President

Mombacho gets a new president. The company’s co-founder Cameron Heaps is returning as president of the cigar manufacturer. 15 years ago, Heaps was backpacking through Nicaragua with his friend Markus...

Published January 2021

Mombacho Cosecha 2015 released

Mombacho Cosecha 2015 released. For the fourth year in a row, the Nicaraguan boutique brand Mombacho Cigars has released the annual Cosecha release. Cosecha means harvest, so all the tobacco...

Published July 2020

5 More Boutique brands that are likely to make it

5 More Boutique brands that are likely to make it. After suggesting to get rid of the term boutique, since the value of the word has diluted so much, the...

Published May 2020

Several Nicaraguan factories close down temporarily

Several Nicaraguan factories close down temporarily due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Officially, there are only four cases of the disease in Nicaragua, yet those numbers are very unreliable. The Nicaraguan...

Published March 2020

Mombacho cigars are now available in Spain

Mombacho cigars are now available in Spain. The Nicaraguan cigar manufacturer and the Spanish distributor La Casa del Tabaco signed a distribution agreement. Spain is the 15th country where Mombacho...

Published January 2020

Mombacho coming to Spain and Italy

Mombacho coming to Spain and Italy. Claudio Sgroi, master blender of the Nicaraguan cigar brand mentioned expanding distribution into the two Mediterranean countries during a conversation at the Intertabac Trade...

Published October 2019

Mombacho secures distribution in Angola

Mombacho secures distribution in Angola. The Nicaraguan cigar manufacturer signed a distribution deal with Primazia Decorama. Primazia Decorama is the largest cigar distributor in the African country and runs the...

Published June 2019

Mombacho releases Cosecha 2014 globally

Mombacho releases Cosecha 2014 globally. The company released a press release announcing the limited edition today. The tobaccos are five years old, from the 2014 harvest as the Cosecha name...

Published June 2019

Mombacho opens European warehouse

Mombacho opens European warehouse. The Nicaraguan brand and their German distributor PassionPuro work together for this milestone. It will reduce the cost of shipping and quicker fulfilling of international orders.

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Published June 2019

Mombacho ships Casa Favilli worldwide

Mombacho ships Casa Favilli worldwide. The cigars are the first in the world with a Nicaraguan broadleaf wrapper. The seeds are American, yet the broadleaf is grown by Nicaraguan farmers...

Published June 2019

Mombacho launching events in The Netherlands

A few days ago, we brought the news that Mombacho is available in The Netherlands, finally. And the brand will be launched with three events, where Mombacho owner Claudio Sgroi...

Published March 2019

Mombacho arrived in The Netherlands

Mombacho cigars are now available in The Netherlands. Distributor Steenbok Sigaren has received the first shipment and is ready to send the cigars to the Dutch retailers. Last December, we...

Published March 2019

Mombacho soon available in The Netherlands

Mombacho cigars will be available in The Netherlands soon. The Nicaraguan brand was available in a lot of international markets, yet never secured a distributor for The Netherlands until now....

Published December 2018

Mombacho plans Casa Favelli for 2019

Mombacho has released a new blend, named after their factory in Granada, Nicaragua. The line is named Casa Favilli, said master blender and president Claudo Sgroi. Casa Favilli is an...

Published November 2018