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Oliva Launches Exclusive ‘Year of the Dragon’ Churchill Cigar to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Include Oliva in the roster of companies commemorating the upcoming Chinese New Year and the dragon, the forthcoming symbol on the zodiac calendar. The Oliva Year of the Dragon takes...

Published January 2024

Oliva Unveils Highly Anticipated 2023 Advent Calendar for Cigar Enthusiasts

The Oliva Advent Calendar for 2023 has made its way to cigar retailers in the United States. A unique and highly anticipated annual release, this cigar-themed Advent calendar features 25...

Published November 2023

Oliva Serie V Melanio Figuriño: Back with a Wider Release

Oliva has graced the cigar world with a new, distinctive vitola, officially named the Oliva Serie V Melanio Edición Año 2023, but it will more colloquially be known as the...

Published October 2023

Elie Bleu and Oliva Unveil Rare Collector’s Humidor Series at PCA Convention

The famous humidor builder, Elie Bleu, and Oliva, one of the world’s most renown cigar producers, join forces for a project that will stun aficionados. From 2023 up till 2025,...

Published July 2023

A Celebration of Liberty and Generosity: Oliva Unveils the Limited Edition Serie V Roaring Twenties Cigar

Oliva is releasing a limited edition cigar, limited to 3000 sticks, to raise money for their Helping Hands foundation. And if you think that 3000 sticks won’t bring in much...

Published June 2023

Oliva and Elie Bleu Collaborate for Exclusive Humidor Release: Oliva Serie V Melanio Edición Año 2023

Oliva and Elie Bleu released a humidor together, 21 humidors each with 21 Oliva Serie V Melanio Figuriños, a new vitola for the priced blend. The humidor had a price...

Published June 2023

Oliva Introduces the New Oliva Mini, Club, and Señoritas: The Art of Craftsmanship in Every Puff

The new Oliva Mini, Club and Señoritas formats belong to the Oliva Series V and all combine the quality, intensity and pleasure of a premium cigar in just a few...

Published May 2023

VCF’s Las Mesitas: Elevating Quality and Empowering Communities in Nicaragua

On January 27th, VCF (Vandermarliere Family of Cigars, owners of Oliva Cigars) officially inaugurated its new processing centre ‘Las Mesitas’ near Estelí in northern Nicaragua. Together with Las Llantas, completed...

Published May 2023

Oliva Create Special Cigar for Charity

Oliva has created a special version of its popular Serie V Melanio blend to benefit its charity, the Oliva Helping Hands Foundation. The proceeds of this limited edition, with undisclosed...

Published December 2022

Oliva Brings Back Aliados Cigars

Don Rolando, a legend in the world of premium cigars operated hand-rolling factories in Havana, the Dominican Republic, Miami and Honduras. Like many exiles from Cuba, Rolando’s cigar-making experience can...

Published June 2022

Oliva Pays Tribute To The Factory

Oliva pays tribute to the factory. More precise to the renovation of the TABOLISA factory in Esteli. The company does that by releasing a special box containing 10 Oliva serie...

Published May 2022

Oliva Acquires three new brands

Oliva Acquires three new brands. The Vandermarliere Cigar Family bought three brands that will now fall under the Oliva Cigar Company. Cuba Aliados, Puros Indios, and Roly are changing hands...

Published August 2021

El Cobre is officially available in The Netherlands

El Cobre is officially available in The Netherlands. El Cobre is a brand with strong connections to Oliva. It is not part of the Oliva portfolio but it is made...

Published August 2021

Oliva adds more functionality to the QR codes

Oliva adds more functionality to the QR codes. A year ago, Oliva Cigars launched the cigar industry’s first interactive cigars, developed by the Belgian tech data company Twintag.  A pioneering...

Published July 2021

Oliva Cigar Co announces Advent calendar

Oliva Cigar Co announces Advent calendar. An advent calendar full of cigars to celebrate the holidays at the end of the year. The Oliva Advent Calendar will contain 25 cigars,...

Published June 2021

Oliva celebrates 135 years of tobacco history

Oliva celebrates 135 years of tobacco history. Back in 1886, Melanio Oliva kicked off a family history that would last for more than a century. It was that year where...

Published June 2021

J Cortes assigns new sales agent in Asia

J Cortes assigns a new sales agent in Asia. The Vandermarliere group, which includes Oliva Cigars, Neos, J. Cortes and other machine-made cigars assigns Asia Marketing Service to be their...

Published April 2021

J Cortes becomes VCF Nederland

J Cortes becomes VCF Nederland. Which stands for Vandermarliere Cigar Family. With the growing portfolio of different brands, it’s important to create a new umbrella for all the brands and...

Published March 2021

Oliva Updates Packaging Series V

Three vitolas of the ever-popular Oliva Series V now come in beautiful three packs. These are the 5×54 Double Robusto, 6×60 Double Toro, and the 4×43 No.4. It is a...

Published February 2021

Oliva Cigars Partner of Cigarpage

Oliva Cigars partner of Cigarpage. The Belgian owners of Oliva Cigars, the Vandermarliere family, now has a share in Brandshopper, the parent company of Cigarpage.com. And with that, Oliva Cigars and...

Published February 2021

Oliva is Releasing a Robusto Sampler

A sampler with the five robusto size cigars from the core lines. The sampler box includes notes on there to find more information. There is also a space to write...

Published December 2020

Oliva releases the 2020 Melanio Limited

Oliva releases the 2020 Melanio Limited. And this year, the Nicaraguan company opted for a 6×54 Toro Grande. According to the press release, the exclusive Oliva Serie V Melanio Toro...

Published October 2020

Oliva cigars now officially in New Zealand

Oliva cigars now officially in New Zealand. For the last few years, Oliva Cigars are easily obtainable for cigar enthusiasts in New Zealand. Yet officially, the Oliva Cigar Company has...

Published October 2020

Oliva is releasing a Limited Nub Humidor

Oliva is releasing a Limited Nub Humidor exclusive for Europe, Asia, and Africa. Only 1500 of the slick and contemporary humidors, filled with different Nubs are made. All 1500 humidors...

Published September 2020

Oliva introduces QR codes for the Serie V Melanio

Oliva introduces QR codes for the Serie V Melanio. Ever since the Belgian cigar manufacturer J. Cortes acquired Oliva Cigars in 2016, Oliva improved. The VanderMarliere family, owners of J....

Published August 2020

Oliva Cigars charity

Oliva Cigars charity. Cigar charities, quite a good number of cigar brands run or support a charity program. And there are a few distributors that either support or started charities...

Published August 2020

Virtual Oliva tasting for the United Kingdom

Virtual Oliva tasting for the United Kingdom. The UK UK Whisky and Tobacco Merchant Robert Graham are hosting this event in cooperation with Oliva Cigars and Tor Imports.  The virtual...

Published April 2020

Cigar importer and producers help Dutch tobacconists

Cigar importer and producers help Dutch tobacconists. The largest independent importer of premium handmade cigars, Longfiller Company, is helping Dutch tobacconists through the covid-19 crisis. And they are doing that...

Published April 2020

Oliva to host e-tastings

Oliva to host e-tastings. Oliva Cigars is the next company to start with virtual gatherings. Yet just like Arturo Fuente & Meerapfel, they opted to do something special. Not just...

Published April 2020

Light ‘em up introduces a virtual cigar lounge

Light ‘em up introduces a virtual cigar lounge. The Austrian entrepreneur Reinhard Pohorec and Cigar Journal Magazine collaborate in the world premiere of the brand new Light ’em Up Community...

Published March 2020

J. Cortes Acquires Oliva leaf operations

J. Cortes Acquires Oliva leaf operations. Four years ago, in 2016, the Belgian mass-market cigar manufacturer acquired the Oliva Cigar Company in Esteli, Nicaragua. That purchase included the Oliva brands,...

Published February 2020

Oliva is adding figurado to Melanio Maduro

Oliva is adding figurado to Melanio Maduro. The Nicaraguan cigar company is trying the market for the new vitola with a limited batch of 70.000 cigars before deciding to keep...

Published November 2019

Oliva releases new Serie V Melanio Limited Edition

Oliva releases new Serie V Melanio Limited Edition. For the third year in a row, the Nicaraguan cigar manufacturer is releasing a limited edition for their flagship line. And for...

Published September 2019

Purosever and Oliva event in Turkey

Purosever and Oliva event in Turkey. Purosever Club organized 49th Herf with the biggest cigar event ever to take place in Turkey. Last Friday, the club held it’s 49th gathering...

Published August 2019

More Oliva cigars for Switzerland

More Oliva cigars for Switzerland. The local distributor Wellauer has added a few new cigars to the Oliva line-up. Those include The Oliva Connecticut line in three sizes. And a...

Published April 2019

Cigars meet Formula One

Cigars meet Formula One in Baku, on April 28. It’s the third time in history that the Formula One visits Azerbaijan. The Baku Grand Prix is a street circuit of...

Published April 2019