Cigar News

Drew Estate Expands Liga Privada Line with New Corona Viva Size for Global Market

Since its debut in 2007, Drew Estate’s Liga Privada has been a significant hit, garnering a dedicated following due to its bold and robust flavour profile. These cigars are in...

Published May 2024

HR Cigars Partners with Small Batch Traders to Expand Distribution in Europe and Asia

HR Cigars and Stijn Elbersen of Small Batch Traders have signed an agreement to enhance the distribution and commercialization of HR Cigars in Europe and Asia. This partnership marks a...

Published May 2024

All Saints Fine Cigars Announces Bold Price Drop of 10%

In a bold move to counter the ongoing surge in cigar industry prices, All Saints Fine Cigars today announces a price reduction strategy that underscores its commitment to retail partners...

Published May 2024

Bond Roberts Debuts New Cigar Line

Bond Roberts, the renowned online auction platform for aged, rare, and vintage Cuban cigars, launched its new brand, Bond Roberts Cigars, at the Paramount Worldcenter in Miami on Saturday, April...

Published May 2024

Robert and Sharon Holt Contemplate Stake Sales of Southern Draw Cigars

On Thursday morning, Robert Holt announced via Instagram that he and his wife, Sharon, are contemplating selling their stake in Southern Draw Cigars. This potential sale stems from a mix...

Published May 2024

Track & Trace is Coming to the EU

In just a few days’ time, a huge change will come to the European Community when it comes to cigars. On May 19th, TRACK & TRACE will be mandatory for...

Published May 2024

Kingmakers Cigars New Signature Cigar Collaboration With Kelsey Plum

Kingmakers Cigars is set to introduce a new signature cigar in collaboration with Kelsey Plum, the standout guard for the Las Vegas Aces of the WNBA. Plum, who has become...

Published May 2024

Bolivar Regentes Edición Limitada 2021 Cigar Review

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of attending the launch event for the Bolivar Regentes cigar here in the UK. Hosted by Hunters and Frankau at the Boisedale in...

Published May 2024

Alec Bradley Returns to Roots With Safe Keepings Blend

Alec Bradley returns to its blending roots with the introduction of a new line dubbed Safe Keepings, featuring a resurrected blend unearthed from the depths of Alec Bradley’s founder’s blend...

Published May 2024

Trinidad Cabildos Edición Limitada 2024 To Be Revealed at London’s Lavish Habanos World Days

Some Cuban cigar releases quietly enter the market, while others are celebrated with grandeur. The Trinidad Cabildos Edición Limitada 2024 firmly falls into the latter category, set to make its...

Published May 2024

Golden Fig: The Latest Addition to Macanudo Gold Label Series

Introducing the latest addition to the renowned Macanudo Gold Label series: the limited-edition Golden Fig, a double-tapered perfecto crafted to elevate aficionados’ smoking experience. Encased in 20-count boxes, each Golden...

Published May 2024

E.P. Carrillo Expands Essence Series With E.P. Carillo Maduro

E.P. Carrillo is expanding its Essence series with a new addition named E.P. Carrillo Maduro, a rich, dark smoke slated to hit shelves by the end of this month or...

Published May 2024

French Elegance Meets German Precision: Introducing Le Petit – Kentron

Recognized as the Best Cigar Accessory of 2022, Les Fines Lames, a pioneering French brand that revolutionized cigar knife design in 2016, crafts iconic accessories with dual functionalities. For German...

Published May 2024

Habanos S.A. Rumored to Slash Cigar Supplies: Switzerland, Asia, and Middle East Brace for Impact

Habanos S.A., the Cuban state-owned tobacco company, is rumoured to significantly reduce its cigar shipments to importers in which it does not hold a complete ownership. This strategy is expected...

Published May 2024

The Record Breaking Auction at The Habanos Festival Trinidad 55th Gala Dinner

Habanos celebrated its 24th festival this year, and the highlight of the event was the gala dinner on the Friday of that week. With it being the 55th anniversary of...

Published May 2024

RoMa Craft Unveils New Maestranza Cigar Series

RoMa Craft Tobac is setting the stage for an exciting launch with its new Maestranza line, creating waves in the cigar community. Skip Martin, the company's co-founder, has been stirring...

Published May 2024

Breaking Boundaries: Bond Roberts Launches New Cigar Brand with Honduran Blend

Bond Roberts, the esteemed online platform renowned for its global Cuban cigar auctions, ventures into new territory with the launch of its own cigar brand, aptly named Bond Roberts Cigars....

Published May 2024

Punch ‘Dad’s Home Movies’ Cigars Bring Nostalgia to Father’s Day

Long before the era of streaming services offered instant movie gratification, households relied on DVDs, Blu-ray discs, and even further back, the trusty video tapes. As nostalgia beckons, General Cigar...

Published May 2024

Villiger North America’s 1888 Nicaragua Line Introduces Churchill and Gordo Sizes

Villiger North America is broadening its 1888 Nicaragua line by introducing two larger sizes: a Churchill and a Gordo. These latest additions were unveiled for pre-order at this year’s PCA...

Published May 2024

Farewell and New Beginnings: Scott Pearce’s Transition from PCA to CAA

Scott Pearce, who has steered the helm of the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) as executive director since 2018, is bidding adieu to embark on a new journey as the president...

Published May 2024

New CAO FASA Dual Wrapper Line Representing Night and Day

Have you ever contemplated the profound impact a cigar’s wrapper leaf can have on its flavour profile? The CAO FASA, the latest addition to the CAO brand by General Cigar...

Published May 2024

Black Label Trading Co. Announce New Limited Release

Black Label Trading Co (BLTC) will begin shipping the new Limited Release, ORTHODOX, next week. Hand crafted at Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua. ORTHODOX is a small batch release...

Published April 2024

Les Fines Lames Announces Pricing Increase for its Premium Cigar Accessories

Les Fines Lames, has announced upcoming price increase across select products effective May 15, 2024.

Published April 2024

All Saints Cigars and Micallef Cigars Announce New Phase of Independent Growth Following Collaborative Success

All Saints Cigars and Micallef Cigars have jointly and amicably decided to conclude their successful unified sales operations program. Over the next 90 days, the partnership—which has effectively leveraged the...

Published April 2024

Perez-Carrillo Encore Line Expands for Global Aficionados

E.P. Carrillo is set to introduce two new additions to its Perez-Carrillo Encore line, specifically tailored for international markets. The first offering is the Encore Noir, reminiscent of the recently...

Published April 2024

Padrón Cigars Announces the Passing of Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Padrón

The Padrón family recently announced the passing of Rodolfo "Rudy" Padrón at the age of 62. A central figure both within his family and in the operations of Padrón Cigars,...

Published April 2024

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare Movie Makes Huge Blunder!

Recently I, Inspector X, wrote about Guy Ritchie’s Netflix series The Gentlemen. In one of the episodes, the main character lights a cigar with a Zippo and that irked me....

Published April 2024

Cuba’s Price Increase in Domestic Cigars

Cuba is going through rough times. Recently the price of petrol went up by 500% overnight, sugar is almost impossible to find on the island that was renowned for its...

Published April 2024

Habanos Launches Innovative Vintage Program with Trinidad 55th Anniversary Humidor

A stunning display of luxury, the Trinidad 55th Anniversary humidor made its debut at this year’s Habanos Festival, captivating attendees with its allure. Housing 55 meticulously aged Trinidad Fundadores, this...

Published April 2024

Altadis USA’s Kentucky Derby Press Release

Altadis U.S.A., makers of the finest premium cigars, are proud to announce the launch of Romeo y Julieta 1875 ‘Run for the Roses®,’ a limited-edition premium cigar that pays tribute...

Published April 2024

Cavalier Genève Cigars Releases “The Green Jacket”: New Annual Project for the Vault Honoring the Masters

Cavalier Genève Cigars has created an exclusive limited run blend for the team at The Vault, an Idaho cigar retailer with several locations. The project is called “The Green Jacket”...

Published April 2024

Davidoff Introduces the Monolith Humidor: Crafted from Nature, Crafted for Aficionados

Davidoff Cigars is proud to present its new Monolith Humidor, which is the brand’s first humidor carved from a single piece of stone. Made of Moca Cream limestone, the Monolith...

Published April 2024

‘League of Fat Bastards’ Announce Structural Shake Up

League of Fat Bastards, a new cigar brand which focusses on men’s mental health, has appointed Mr. Rob Manesonas the new President USA and Americas for League of Fat Bastards...

Published April 2024

Harmonizing Art and Craftsmanship: AVO Cigars Introduces the AVO Expressions Limited Edition 2024

Continuing the legacy of its founder, Avo Uvezian, a renowned Jazz musician and a visionary in cigar craftsmanship, AVO Cigars has once again bridged the worlds of artistic expression and...

Published April 2024

Hands-On Look at The New Cohiba Wide Short

During our trip to the Habanos Festival this year, we managed to meet up with Jorge Fernández Cabezas to discuss the new Cohiba Wide Short cigar. These are machine made...

Published April 2024

Habanos Festival 2024 Vlog Series

This year, we attended the Habanos Festival in Havana, Cuba, celebrating the launch of the new Quai d’Orsay Especial d’Orsay and the Trinidad 55th Anniversary Robusto Extra. Both cigars were...

Published April 2024