Cigar News

Arturo Fuente Limited Release of Rare Vintage Dominican Cigars for Collectors

Straight from the aging room, a limited selection of vintage Dominican cigars from Arturo Fuente is making its way to retailers this week, promising connoisseurs a rare treat. This special...

Published June 2024

Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Announces Essence Series

Ernesto Perez-Carrillo is set to captivate cigar enthusiasts with his latest creation, the Essence Series, which delves into the unique characteristics of different wrapper types. This new series, crafted in...

Published June 2024

RoMa Craft Tobac Introduces Limited-Edition CroMagnon Clovis Barber-Pole Cigar

Boutique cigarmaker RoMa Craft Tobac has unveiled a new, limited-production iteration of its CroMagnon line, named Clovis. This cigar features a visually striking barber-pole construction, characterized by its alternating wrappers:...

Published June 2024

Saint Luis Rey Carenas Ultramar: A Tribute to Tobacco’s Maritime Heritage

The Saint Luis Rey Carenas line, first launched in 2021 and recipient of a spot on the coveted Cigar Aficionado Top 25 Cigars of the Year, is expanding with a...

Published June 2024

Les Fines Lames: Redefining Cigar Accessories with Innovation and Style

In 2022, LES FINES LAMES was celebrated for producing the best cigar accessory, solidifying its reputation as an innovative French brand that has been redefining cigar knife design since 2016....

Published June 2024

Plasencia 1865 Unveils Alma del Fuego Ometepe Edición Limitada: A Tribute to Indigenous Heritage

Plasencia 1865, renowned globally for its premium tobacco cultivation since its founding in 1865, proudly announces the release of the Alma del Fuego Ometepe Edición Limitada. This exceptional blend stands...

Published June 2024

Crowned Heads Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Las Calaveras with Dual Blends for 2024

In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Las Calaveras series, Crowned Heads is unveiling two distinct blends for 2024. This year marks the 11th and 12th editions of the...

Published June 2024

Alec Bradley Safe Keepings: A New Blend from Alan Rubin’s Recipe Book Hits Stores

The Alec Bradley Safe Keepings cigar is making its way to stores today, marking the latest addition to the renowned brand’s portfolio. This release brings to life a blend discovered...

Published June 2024

Maya Selva Cigars Unveils Second Release in Decade-Aged Series: Flor de Selva Tempo 10 Year Aged-Rolled

Maya Selva Cigars is proud to announce the arrival of its latest release: cigars aged for a decade, now available in select stores. This new line is part of an...

Published June 2024

Royalty Cigars Introduces Exclusive Luxury Boutique Cigar Collection

Establishing a New Benchmark in Elegance and Craftsmanship for Cigar Enthusiasts Royalty Cigars proudly announces the release of its exclusive line of luxury boutique cigars, poised to set a new...

Published June 2024

Legal Battle Continues: Gurkha vs. Davidoff Over ‘Year of the Dragon’ Trademark

A federal court judge has dismissed a specific claim in Gurkha’s lawsuit against Davidoff concerning dragon-themed trademarks. Judge William P. Dimitrouleas of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District...

Published June 2024

Escobar Cigars Launches New AJ Fernandez Blends

Escobar Cigars, a brand partially owned by the renowned rapper Nas, has started shipping its latest core line: a trio of blends crafted by the acclaimed cigar maker AJ Fernandez....

Published June 2024

Dutch Government Proposes Plain Packaging for Cigars Starting 2025

Last week, the Dutch government announced that an upcoming proposal to introduce plain packaging for e-cigarettes will also include a similar requirement for all cigars. If implemented, the rules will...

Published June 2024

United Cigar and Aganorsa Leaf Ignite July with Limited-Edition Lunatic Firecracker

This year’s annual United Cigar July Firecracker series will be the highly coveted Lunatic line by Aganorsa Leaf. This explosive release continues the tradition of excellence in craftsmanship and innovation...

Published June 2024

E.P. Carrillo Announces Exclusive Pledge of Allegiance Salomon Cigar to Celebrate America’s 248th Independence Anniversary

E.P. Carrillo, internationally renowned for their superb craftsmanship and premium quality cigars, is excited to announce the addition of the exclusive Pledge of Allegiance Salomon cigar to their distinguished collection....

Published June 2024

The New Concept of Exclusive Ageing in the Habanos, S.A. Portfolio

Habanos, S.A. boasts an extensive portfolio that includes some of the oldest brands on the market. Its history and tradition captivate enthusiasts and collectors worldwide, many of whom choose to...

Published June 2024

Ferio Tego Introduces Summa Toro

One year after its debut, Ferio Tego is thrilled to introduce the Toro format to their award-winning Summa Blend. The Ferio Tego Summa Toro, measuring six inches in length with...

Published June 2024

Espinosa Premium Cigars Enters Canadian Market with Brigham Enterprises

Espinosa Premium Cigars is proud to announced that they will be entering the Canadian market with Brigham Enterprises as their distributor. Said Erik Espinosa, “This is the first step in...

Published June 2024

Black Works Studio Announces the Exclusive Release of Aumakua

Black Works Studio is excited to announce the release of Aumakua, exclusively available through R. Field Wine Co. Handcrafted at the renowned Fabrica Oveja Negra in Estelí, Nicaragua, this release...

Published June 2024

A Breakdown of Cigar Sales in 2023

The last few years, the cigar industry has seen sales like never before, with a global demand for cigars that surpasses the cigar boom in the 1990s. Sales are through...

Published June 2024

New La Aroma de Cuba Noblesse Hits Top Ashton Retailers

If your local retailer is a top Ashton account, you’ll be able to try the new La Aroma de Cuba Noblesse next week. The first shipments of these new cigars...

Published June 2024

First Look at the Limited Edition 2024 Trinidad Cabildos: A Special Release for The UK Market

This year at the Ignite Conference and Show, we had the chance to catch up with Hunters & Frankau to discuss the upcoming Habanos World Days, set to happen in...

Published June 2024

Danays León Launches Independent Tobacco and Cigar Consultancy for Start-ups and Established Brands

Danays León proudly announces the launch of her independent consultancy, offering comprehensive services tailored to both start-ups and established brands in the tobacco and cigar industry. With nearly a decade...

Published May 2024

Dominique London Launches La Casa Del Habano in Gran Canaria

Dominique London has opened a new La Casa Del Habano store on Gran Canaria Island, marking the first La Casa Del Habano store on the island. This expansion brings the...

Published May 2024

A Thank You from Cigars Rights of America

Protect the Future of Premium Cigars Thank you to everyone who has already made this donation drive one of the most successful! This message is being sent again to those...

Published May 2024

Trinidad Marks 55th Anniversary with 55 Exclusive Tastings Across the UK

In celebration of Trinidad’s 55th anniversary, 55 exclusive tastings of Habanos Trinidad will be held on Friday, June 21st, with more than 1,000 participants in all regions of the United...

Published May 2024

Ecomo Impex Implements Free Track & Trace for Small Cigar Businesses

The European Union Tobacco Product Directive (TPD2) is extending its scope to include tobacco products like cigars, cigarillos, pipe tobacco and smokeless tobacco products becoming mandatory as of May 2024....

Published May 2024

Drew Estate’s Liga Privada Year of the Rat Returns with Price Increase

After a hiatus or a year-and-a-half, Drew Estate’s Liga Privada Year of the Rat has returned to stores. Like its predecessors, the newest Year of the Rat is a 5...

Published May 2024

Oettinger Davidoff Announces New Zino Nicaragua Short Puritos for On-the-Go Enjoyment

Don’t get fooled by the name, these cigars do not come from Nicaragua, aren’t Nicaraguan puros and don’t even have a Nicaraguan wrapper or flavour profile. The short-fillers, which are...

Published May 2024

PCA and CAA to Host Premium Cigar Outreach Events at 2024 National Conventions

The Premium Cigar Association (PCA), working in cooperation with the Cigar Association of America (CAA) and Drew Estate Cigars, will be hosting outreach events in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on July 16,...

Published May 2024

E.P. Carrillo Unveils Limited Edition “Pledge of Allegiance 2024” Cigar, Celebrating American Dream and Heritage

E.P. Carrillo, internationally renowned for their superb craftsmanship and premium quality cigars, is excited to announce the second annual release of their newest creation: E.P. Carrillo Pledge of Allegiance 2024 cigar. This special...

Published May 2024

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