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PUNCH BENTO BOX DELIVERS LIMITED EDITION SMOKES AT INCREDIBLE VALUE FOR HOLIDAY 2021

Posted on: September 28th, 2021 by
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Punch will kick off the holiday season next month with “Punch Bento Box,” a limited edition, brick and mortar exclusive containing all three “Year of the Zodiac” releases from 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Shipping to cigar shops in October, Punch Bento Box contains a total of 42 cigars, including Continue reading the story "PUNCH BENTO BOX DELIVERS LIMITED EDITION SMOKES AT INCREDIBLE VALUE FOR HOLIDAY 2021"

LA GLORIA CUBANA PRESENTS CRIOLLO DE ORO

Posted on: September 28th, 2021 by
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La Gloria Cubana presents “Criollo de Oro,” a new, limited edition collection named after the hybrid varietal developed by crossing two Cuban seed tobaccos: the versatile Criollo ’98 with the rare Cuban seed Pelo de Oro.

The new, two-cigar collection is handcrafted by artisans at the El Credito Cigar Continue reading the story "LA GLORIA CUBANA PRESENTS CRIOLLO DE ORO"

PARTAGAS PRESENTS CORTADO

Posted on: September 28th, 2021 by
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Partagas is launching “Cortado,” the brand’s first Connecticut Shade-wrapped offering and the first Partagas line to be handcrafted by artisans in Nicaragua.

The new, four-cigar collection has just begin shipping to retailers. 

Matt Wilson, senior brand manager for Partagas said, “With interest in the Partagas brand continuing to grow, we felt it was Continue reading the story "PARTAGAS PRESENTS CORTADO"

COHIBA LAUNCHES WELLER BY COHIBA

Posted on: July 19th, 2021 by
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On July 1, 2021, Cohiba® will launch Weller by Cohiba, the first Cohiba cigar to be created expressly for pairing with a fine spirit.
Developed in partnership with Weller Bourbon, the limited edition Cohiba cigar was blended to complement Weller Bourbon, a rare and highly-coveted wheated bourbon prized by connoisseurs for its sophisticated, moderately sweet taste and intensely smooth finish.
Cohiba Brand Ambassador Sean Continue reading the story "COHIBA LAUNCHES WELLER BY COHIBA"

CAO FLATHEAD V21

Posted on: July 19th, 2021 by
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CAO is about to put the pedal to the metal with a souped-up follow-up to the wildly-popular V-19 blend. Called CAO Flathead V21, this new release was created by Rick Rodriguez and the CAO blending team in Nicaragua to kick the Flathead franchise into high gear.
Rick and the team selected a Mexican San Andres wrapper for the blend which also includes a Connecticut Continue reading the story "CAO FLATHEAD V21"

La Gloria Cubana to Launch Medio Tiempo

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021 by
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La Gloria Cubana will debut “Medio Tiempo,” a distinctive, three-cigar collection shipping to retailers on May 4. Medio Tiempo is a full-time addition to the La Gloria Cubana lineup, and comes on the heels of “Spirit of the Lady,’ a limited-edition release that launched in March.

Steve Abbot, senior brand Continue reading the story "La Gloria Cubana to Launch Medio Tiempo"

COHIBA PREMIERES FIRST U.S. MADE CIGAR COLLECTION*

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021 by
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Cohiba today announces the launch of Cohiba Serie M, the first collection of Cohiba to be handcrafted by artisans in the U.S. for sale in the U.S.

General Cigar’s Cohiba Serie M is the result of a collaboration between its Cohiba team and the family-owned El Titán de Continue reading the story "COHIBA PREMIERES FIRST U.S. MADE CIGAR COLLECTION*"

Drew Estate Introduces Herrera Estelí Tienda Exclusiva for Vintage Cigar Lounge

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021 by
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Thursday, April 1, 2021 — Drew Estate is introducing a Herrera Estelí exclusive cigar for Vintage Cigar Lounge in Rhode Island. The new Herrera Estelí Tienda Exclusiva will be available at both Vintage locations beginning on April 16th and will be launched during an exclusive virtual event hosted by Willy Herrera.

JOYA DE NICARAGUA INTRODUCES CUATRO CINCO – EDICIÓN AMERICANA TAA EXCLUSIVE: THE NEWEST REGIONAL EXCLUSIVE FOR OUR 45th ANNIVERSARY CIGAR

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021 by
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Tuesday, March 23, 2021 — Estelí, Nicaragua & Miami, USA – From the beginning, Joya de Nicaragua has had close ties with the United States. The US was the first market Joya de Nicaragua explored and during the early 1970’s, became the official cigar of the White House. The United States continues to be Continue reading the story "JOYA DE NICARAGUA INTRODUCES CUATRO CINCO – EDICIÓN AMERICANA TAA EXCLUSIVE: THE NEWEST REGIONAL EXCLUSIVE FOR OUR 45th ANNIVERSARY CIGAR"

DIESEL DEBUTS DISCIPLE, A TAA EXCLUSIVE

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021 by
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Diesel proudly presents its first TAA-exclusive cigar called Disciple. 

Blended by AJ Fernandez, handcrafted at Tabacalera AJ Fernandez in Estelí, Nicaragua and developed in collaboration between AJ and General Cigar’s Justin Andrews, Diesel Disciple is a robust and balanced cigar, blended in AJ’s signature style. 

The blend Continue reading the story "DIESEL DEBUTS DISCIPLE, A TAA EXCLUSIVE"

NEW MACANUDO INSPIRADO WHITE FRONTMARKS HITTING STORES

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021 by
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The Macanudo Inspirado White line is expanding with two new sizes created in response to demand from retailers and cigar lovers. 

Steve Abbot, senior brand manager of Macanudo said, “The Macanudo Inspirado White portfolio had consisted of six popular sizes, yet our retailers and cigar smokers wanted more. We responded by creating a Corona and Cigarillo and are confident that Continue reading the story "NEW MACANUDO INSPIRADO WHITE FRONTMARKS HITTING STORES"

La Gloria Cubana Presents Spirit of the Lady

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021 by
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La Gloria Cubana, the original boutique brand, has created a special five-country blend that celebrates the masterful artisans of the El Credito Cigar Factory in Santiago, Dominican Republic. 

Called “Spirit of the Lady,” the limited edition collection will be available exclusively at U.S. cigar shops beginning on March 2 and Continue reading the story "La Gloria Cubana Presents Spirit of the Lady"

CAO ZÓCALO BECOMES FULL TIME LINE

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021 by
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CAO announces that Zócalo will return, this time as a full time addition to the CAO lineup. 

CAO Zócalo, named for a celebratory city square in Mexico, was a limited edition blend released in just one size in 2018 and at that time marked the first CAO cigar to be made with a Mexican wrapper. Today the blend returns with Continue reading the story "CAO ZÓCALO BECOMES FULL TIME LINE"

CAO LAUNCHES ARCANA SERIES WITH MORTAL COIL

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021 by
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CAO is launching a new series called “Arcana” which will highlight the secrets and traditions of old-world tobacco processing methods, passed down from generation to generation to bring out the best in native tobaccos from across the globe. 

The first release in the CAO Arcana series is called “Mortal Coil,” a single cigar that resurrects “Andullo,” the oldest tobacco fermentation Continue reading the story "CAO LAUNCHES ARCANA SERIES WITH MORTAL COIL"

PUNCH TO LAUNCH KUNG POW! LIMITED EDITION CIGAR

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021 by
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Punch will kick off The Year of The Ox with the launch of a limited-edition smoke called Punch Kung Pow!, the third release in the brand’s highly successful Chinese New Year Series. Kung Pow! is a follow up to 2020’s Punch Chop Suey and 2019’s Punch Egg Roll. 

Ed Lahmann, senior brand manager of Punch and the creator of Kung Continue reading the story "PUNCH TO LAUNCH KUNG POW! LIMITED EDITION CIGAR"


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