Plasencia

Plasencia Expands Alma Fuerte Colorado Claro Line with Robustus II

Plasencia Cigars has introduced a new addition to its Nicaraguan Alma Fuerte Colorado Claro line, known as The Robustus II, which is currently en route to retailers. This latest offering...

Published November 2023

Rumors Swirl as Dannemann Tobacco and Plasencia Cigars Allegedly Hold Meeting

Cigarinspector hears rumours about the cigar industry at least once a week. Normally, we don’t publish these rumours. Rumours about brands changing distributors, rumours about companies being taken over, about...

Published June 2023

Souls from The Earth Foundation to Launch in Miami, Focused on Supporting Underserved Children in Central America

This upcoming June 8th, the Souls from The Earth Foundation will launch in Miami. Led by the Plasencia Family, the foundation is focused on proactively engaging and supporting the growth...

Published June 2023

Plasencia Cigars Discontinue Well-Loved 1898 Series

Plasencia Cigars has decided to discontinue the 1898 series. This is the oldest cigar with the Plasencia name on its label. According to a letter that was sent to all...

Published May 2023

Fire Strikes Again: Plasencia Cigars’ Operations Spared by Multiple Location Practice

Not too long ago, a fire burned down the factories of Intercigar and William Ventura in the Dominican Republic and that was not the first fire to hit a tobacco...

Published March 2023

Plasencia Cigars to Release “Year of the Rabbit”

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower since 1865, announces the release of the limited edition “The Year of the Rabbit”. The cigar brand commemorates the Chinese New Year (January...

Published January 2023

Plasencia to Release Ehtëfal for 2022 FIFA World Cup

(Miami, Florida) – Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower, established in 1865, announces the release of the limited edition Plasencia Ehtëfal. The word Ehtëfal is Arabic for celebration.  The...

Published November 2022

EPC is Making the Inch Nicaragua

EPC is making the Inch Nicaragua, or better said, EPC created the Inch Nicaragua but Plasencia Cigars is making it for them. It’s kind of the same situation as with...

Published May 2022

Plasencia sampler in Switzerland

Plasencia sampler in Switzerland. Not too long ago, Plasencia Cigars decided to release a sampler with three sizes of the Alma del Fuego blend. The Alma del Fuego is part...

Published August 2021

Plasencia opens health center in Teotecacinte

Plasencia opens health center in Teotecacinte. That is a town in the famous Jalapa valley, very close to the border with Honduras. The Plasencia family runs an operation in Teotecacinte...

Published July 2021

Plasencia Cigars comes with new Cosecha

Plasencia Cigars comes with new Cosecha. The Plasencia Cosecha 149, as the cigar is made with tobacco from the 149th harvest since the first Plasencia planted tobacco in Cuba in...

Published July 2021

The Gatekeeper switches nationality

The Gatekeeper switches nationality. Instead of a Dominican cigar, it will now be a Honduran cigar. The 2019 release from Alec & Bradley Rubin moves production from Tabacalera La Alianza...

Published July 2021

Plasencia Cigars are now available in New Zealand

Plasencia Cigars are now available in New Zealand. The first shipment from Nicaragua has landed Down Under and the cigars are available through Canteros and other tobacco retailers in the...

Published April 2021

Plasencia Creates an Alma del Fuego Sampler

Plasencia creates an Alma del Fuego sampler. The Nicaraguan cigar manufacturer and tobacco grower is releasing a sampler with all three sizes of the acclaimed Plasencia Alma del Fuego. The...

Published March 2021

Plasencia celebrates the Chinese New Year

Plasencia celebrates the Chinese New Year. The world-famous tobacco growers and cigar manufacturers are joining a growing list of companies that release a cigar based on the Chinese Zodiac Calendar....

Published November 2020

New Plasencia Alma del Campo size

New Plasencia Alma del Campo size. Although, new might not be the right description. Plasencia Cigars is adding a box-pressed version of the 6½x54 Travesia, a size already available as...

Published September 2020

Oliveros returns with Gran Retorno

Oliveros returns with Gran Retorno. The brand returns after being discontinued in 2017. That’s when Boutique Blends decided to focus on Aging Room instead of other brands. But instead of...

Published August 2020

Plasencia Orchant Selección released

Plasencia Orchant Selección released. Recently, during The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 19, Mitchell Orchant dropped the name of the new Orchant Seleccion Limited Edition. The 2020 version of...

Published July 2020

Next Orchant Seleccion will be Plasencia

Next Orchant Seleccion will be Plasencia. In The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show episode from last Friday, we smoked the Alec Bradley Orchant Seleccion. Halfway the show, Mitchell Orchant called...

Published June 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

Plasencia releasing a duty-free sampler

Plasencia releasing a duty-free sampler. The Nicaraguan tobacco grower and cigar company will be releasing a sampler exclusively for duty-free in the second quarter of this year. The two most...

Published February 2020

Plasencia launching Alma de Fuego in Switzerland

Plasencia launching Alma de Fuego in Switzerland. And they do that with a series of events. Rodrigo Medina, the regional director EMEA for Plasencia cigars will be at the events....

Published July 2019

Plasencia unveils the Alma del Fuego

Plasencia unveils the Alma del Fuego. That’s the third blend in the Alma series that the company is releasing. In total, Plasencia has 5 Alma blends planned, three down, two...

Published June 2019

Placencia to be distributed by STG in Denmark

Placencia to be distributed by STG. In Denmark that is. Both companies signed an exclusive distribution agreement for the country. Denmark is the home country of the Scandinavian Tobacco Group....

Published April 2019

Plasencia adds a perfecito reserva original

Plasencia adds a perfecito reserva original for international markets. Plasencia extends the Reserva Original series with a short perfecto, just for the international markets. The Perfecito is a 3⅞x52 perfecto...

Published October 2018

Plasencia Reserva Original released in The Netherlands

Plasencia Reserva Original is released in The Netherlands. A few weeks ago Plasencia and their distributor in The Netherlands quietly released the Plasencia Reserva Original in two vitolas on the...

Published October 2018

Plasencia partners up with Davidoff for the UK

Plasencia partners up with Davidoff for the UK. Plasencia is a well known family within the cigar industry, but as a cigar brand the name is quite new and unfamiliar...

Published October 2018

Marc Anthony and Plasencia

Marc Anthony and Plasencia. Truth is said, there are days, weeks, or even months that we won’t hear music from Marc Anthony. We never play his music at here in...

Published September 2018

Intertabac 2018 Plasencia Cigars

Intertabac 2018 Plasencia Cigars. Nestor Andres Plasencia took some time to talk to us about the Plasencia Cosecha 146 during the Intertabac trade show. The Cosecha 146 was recently released...

Published September 2018