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Top 10 Cigars of 2013
TOP 10 CIGARS OF 2013


Choosing a top 10 list is no easy feat, it gets even harder when your very own rules restrict you to only include the cigars that were reviewed. There are cigars I smoke regularly, or love tremendously that will not appear on the list as they were not smoked for review. So just like last year, here are the factors that went into the list...

Cigar Review: Crémo Cigars Capa Caliente


A few weeks ago we broke the news that Crémo Cigars was preparing to launch there third blend, the Capa Caliente. The Capa Caliente, like all of the Crémo blends, is hand rolled at the tiny boutique El Titan de Bronze factory on Calle Ocho. Rolled in the Entubo style by some...

Cigar Review: Quesada Oktoberfest Dunkel – A Smoke Inn Microblend



Back in March I mentioned during my Big Delicious review that there was a rumor of a Quesada-Smoke Inn Microblend in the works. Last week Smoke Inn Cigars confirmed the rumor with the press release published here. The concept is simple, a tribute to “Dunkel” or “dark” Bavarian Ale which is fitting since the annual, limited, Oktoberfest blend was blended with a goal of being a pairing cigar for this seasonal beer. The “Dunkel” takes it to the next level by incorporating the same...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Smoke Inn’s Newest Microblend – Quesada Oktoberfest Dunkel



Smoke Inn has once again teamed up with a manufacturer for our seventh installment of our highly regarded Microblend SeriesTM. Smoke Inn together with Manuel Quesada of Quesada Cigars are proud to present the world a very special limited version of Quesada Cigars’ highly acclaimed...

Cigar Review: Ezra Zion Tantrum


Last year I was one of the first to review Ezra Zion’s Jamais Vu (formerly known as (Inception) and I said then that it was “a terrific launching point”. Since then the Ezra Zion boys have been busy making a real foothold in the boutique cigar market by signing a distribution deal with Emilio Cigars and launching new lines including the Honor Series....

Press Release: Drew Estate Announces Undercrown “Dogma” Commemorative Cigar & “5  Days of ‘Dogma’” Giveaway

Miami, FL, March 24, 2014: Drew Estate announced today their plans to release a new size within their Undercrown cigar line. The size will be called Undercrown “Dogma”, and has been created to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the online community Cigar Dojo. The blend of “Dogma” is based on the Undercrown Corona ¡Viva! and is comprised of Mexican...

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Press Release:Agio Cigars and Drew Estate Proudly Announce  Distribution Partnership

Miami, FL, March 3, 2014: Royal Agio Cigars and Drew Estate Tobacco Company are pleased to announce exclusive distribution agreement effective April 1st 2014. Drew Estate will market, sell, and distribute all Royal Agio Cigar brands in the United States. This agreement expands Royal Agio Cigars’ reach across the broad channels of tobacco...

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Press Release: Drew Estate & Corona Cigar Company Announce “Drew Estate Lounge”

Press Release Drew Estate & Corona Cigar Company Announce “Drew Estate Lounge” Miami, FL, February 11, 2014: Drew Estate announced today their plans to open the first official “Drew Estate Lounge” at the Corona Cigar Company Sand Lake, FL location. This momentous news was met with much excitement from both the Drew Estate and Corona Cigar camps....

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Cigar News: Press Release: Drew Estate Unveils “DE2”, New 60,000 sq ft Leaf Processing Facility

Miami, Florida (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 On Friday, January 17th, Drew Estate Tobacco Company held a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new leaf processing facility, dubbed “DE2”. Built across the street from their La Gran Fabrica in Estelí, Nicaragua, the new facility is one of the largest, most state-of-the-art leaf processing operations in the world,...

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The Great Smoke™ 2014

Meet the Entire Cigar Industry in One Afternoon! February 22nd, 2014 – West Palm Beach, Florida Expecting over 1200 attendees from over a dozen states,The Great Smoke™ in 2014 will prove to be bigger and badder than ever! Over 40 premium cigar brands will be represented over 22 principals from the cigar industry will be present, a private pre-dinner with...

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Cigar News: Press Release: National HEX Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  SINDICATO CIGAR COMPANY ANNOUNCES NATIONAL HEX DAY JANUARY 18th   Boca Raton, FL – January 6, 2014 Sindicato Cigar Company, based out of Boca Raton, FL, has announced that January 18th will be “National HEX Day” in celebration of the release of their second Premium brand, HEX.  All consumers who visit participating...

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Cigar News: Press Release: La Sirena and Miami Cigar

NEW YORK, NY – December 12, 2013- Following a successful three-year partnership with Miami Cigar & Company, La Sirena Cigars will become independently owned and operated by Arielle Ditkowich as of December 31st, 2013. Ditkowich will remain at the helm, continuing to produce new and exciting blend profiles. Arielle is excited for La Sirena’s continued...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Crémo Cigars to Release Third Blend, the “Capa Caliente”

For Immediate Release Miami, Fl-Ultra Boutique Manufacturer Crémo Cigars releases it’s third blend, the Capa Caliente! The Capa Caliente features a luscious Ecuadorian Dark Habano Wrapper over a Nicaraguan Binder and sumptuous blend of perfectly aged Dominican and Nicaraguan Filler. The Capa Caliente takes the traditional Crémo Classic blend, originally...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Smoke Inn’s Newest Microblend – Quesada Oktoberfest Dunkel

Dear Brothers & Sisters of the Leaf, Smoke Inn has once again teamed up with a manufacturer for our seventh installment of our highly regarded Microblend SeriesTM. Smoke Inn together with Manuel Quesada of Quesada Cigars are proud to present the world a very special limited version of Quesada Cigars’ highly acclaimed annual Oktoberfest, the “Dunkel.” ...

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Cigar News: Press Release: First Look: Room101 Master Collection One

First Look: Room101 Master Collection...

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Cigar News: Press Release: PDR Cigars Announces New Signature Lines

(Miami, FL) – June 17, 2013: Doral, Florida based boutique cigar maker, PDR Cigars is excited to announce the release of two new signature cigar series to debut at this summer’s IPCPR show in Las Vegas, to be held at the Sands Expo Center from July 13-17. The AFR-75 is a rich, full bodied cigar with a balanced blend of Nicaraguan Criollo 98, Connecticut...

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Cigar News: Press Release: GEORGE RICO STK MIAMI “AMERICAN PURO”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2013 GEORGE RICO STK MIAMI “AMERICAN PURO” G.R. Tabacaleras Co. Cigar Factory announces the release of George Rico S.T.K. Miami “American Puro”. Miami, Florida, June 26, 2013 – G.R. Tabacaleras Co. Cigar Factory of Little Havana, announces the release of the George Rico Miami “American Puro” cigar.  This will be...

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Cigar News: Press Release: The new Davidoff Nicaragua Puro cigar range is officially revealed at a New York pre-launch event

The new Davidoff Nicaragua Puro cigar range is officially revealed at a New York pre-launch event Basel, June 2013. Davidoff Cigars has unveiled its first Nicaraguan cigar line, Davidoff Nicaragua, at a New York City pre-launch event on June 20, 2013. “This is a major step for Davidoff to expand to a new territory,” explains Oettinger Davidoff Group...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Kelner Boutique Factory introduces “Smoking Jacket Cigars”

Kelner Boutique Factory introduces “Smoking Jacket Cigars” – the inaugural release by young master of tobacco and cigar blender, Hendrik Kelner, Jr. Santiago, Dominican Republic – June 11th, 2013. Newly independent boutique cigar manufacturer Hendrik Kelner, Jr., son of tobacco legend Henke Kelner, is set to release his first cigar. Fashionably...

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Cigar News: Press Release: New La Sirena Sizes Discovered

Miami, Fl June 7th, 2013 – In a recent expedition to Lake Nicaragua, which archeologists feel was once a large bay alongside the Pacific Ocean, a discovery was made. The dangerous mission to find treasures of the mermaid was met by sharks and other seemingly out of place aquatic animals. On the last day, in one of the deepest parts of the lake a cave was...

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Cigar News: Press Release: “Casa Miranda Chapter Two”

Miami, FL June 6th, 2013 – Everybody loves a good sequel, and the Casa Miranda Chapter 2 is set to debut at IPCPR which is being held this year in Las Vegas, NV. The follow up to the original which was made in Miami at the famed El Titan de Bronze, will be made at My Father Cigars S.A in Esteli, Nicaragua. According to Jason Wood; VP of Miami Cigar &...

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Cigar News: Press Release: MOYA RUIZ CIGARS IS ADDING A 6 x 60 VITOLA TO LA JUGADA – PRIETO LINE

For Immediate Release: MOYA RUIZ CIGARS IS ADDING A 6 x 60 VITOLA TO LA JUGADA – PRIETO LINE May 17, 2013 (Miami, FL) – Moya Ruiz Cigars has announced they are adding a 6 x 60 vitola called Ancho to their La Jugada – Prieto line. The line is available in five sizes, Robusto (5 x 52), Belicoso (6-1/8 x 52), Toro (6 x 52), Doble Corona...

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Cigar News: Press Release: PDR Cigars Announces Distribution Agreement with El Primer Mundo Cigars

PDR Cigars Announces Distribution Agreement with El Primer Mundo Cigars (Miami, FL) – May 8, 2013: PDR Cigars based in Doral FL is strengthening their relationship with El Primer Mundo Cigars based in Atlanta GA. PDR Cigars will be the exclusive distributor of EPM Cigars managing the sales and distribution of the EPM brand throughout the U.S. and international...

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Cigar News: Senate Bill 772 Introduced to Protect Premium Tobacco Industry from FDA Regulation

Senate Bill 772 Introduced to Protect Premium Tobacco Industry from FDA Regulation Washington, DC- Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced S. 772 on April 18th.  The bill aims to “to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration’s jurisdiction over certain tobacco products, and to...

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Cigar News: Press Release: ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF ESPINOSA MADURO

ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF ESPINOSA MADURO FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Anthony Jiménez, Creative Director (305) 558-3001 anthony@espinosacigars.com Hialeah Gardens, Florida (April 9, 2013) – Espinosa Premium Cigars is proud to announce the release of the long anticipated Espinosa Maduro. Coming off last year’s...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Drew Estate Unveils “Kentucky Fire Cured” line extension to My Uzi Weighs a Ton brand of cigars.

Drew Estate Unveils “Kentucky Fire Cured” line extension to My Uzi Weighs a Ton brand of cigars. Miami, FL – Drew Estate Inc. announced today the impending release of Kentucky Fire Cured Cigars, an extension to the MUWAT brand also to be produced at the Joya de Nicaragua factory. In development for over 2.5 years, this extension to the MUWAT line of...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Sindicato Cigars

JOIN THE CIGAR EVOLUTION TRUST. This is the cornerstone of the foundation of Sindicato Cigar Group LLC (“Sindicato Cigars”). Sindicato Cigars was officially launched January 16, 2013 when a group of passionate cigar loving Tobacconists decided to extend their cigar knowledge and experience into making cigar brands. Their goal is to create a cigar company...

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Cigar News: Press Release: INCEPTION Re-branded as JAMAIS VU

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Ezra Zion Cigar Company, recipients of multiple Cigar of the Year Awards for 2012, are re-branding their inaugural cigar release, INCEPTION. The name of the blend will be changed to JAMAIS VU. Chris Kelly explains, “After being cleared for use by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, we went into furious production on...

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BREAKING NEWS: Sneak Peek of a Future Smoke Inn Microblend!

Abe from Smoke Inn just posted a photo on both his Facebook and Twitter accounts of a bundle of mystery cigars.  According to the caption, these sticks are a future Smoke Inn Microblend in the works. While details about the cigar have not been leaked, based on what we could see on the label, Abe is teaming up with the folks at SAG Imports at the MATASA Factory...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Hispaniola Cigars Announces the Release of Turei Cigars

Hispaniola Cigars Announces the Release of Turei Cigars Heaven on Earth January 21st, 2013—The Taino aborigines of the Dominican Republic attributed spiritual qualities to smoking tobacco during their ancient rituals. It was believed that smoking the tobacco leaf would elevate them to “Turei,” translated literally as “Heaven.”...

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Cigar News: Press Release: MATT BOOTH & SMOKE INN MAKE BASTARD CHILD!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JANUARY 15th 2013 MATT BOOTH & SMOKE INN MAKE BASTARD CHILD! West Palm Beach, Florida – In a continuing effort to create limited runs of premium cigars blended by the industry’s top manufacturers, Smoke Inn Cigars of South Florida proudly presents its sixth installment of their MicroBlend Series™,Room101 Big Delicious™. The...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Quesada Blender’s Sampler

The Quesada Blender’s sampler is designed as a new method of getting feedback on new blends. The sampler contains 8 cigars: 2 Quesada Jalapa Robustos, 2 Quesada España Robustos, 2 Quesada Tributo Julios, and 2 sample cigars of an unreleased blend. The two sample blend cigars are made from tobaccos that we are experimenting with. Our purpose is to find out how...

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Cigar News: Press Release: 601 La Bomba Challenge

ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS PRESENTS THE 601 LA BOMBA CHALLENGE Miami, Florida (January 9, 2013) – Can you handle the STRONGEST cigar around? Think so? Well take the 601 La Bomba Challenge today! Espinosa Premium Cigars announces the promotion for the 601 La Bomba Challenge, where cigar enthusiasts take a BEFORE and AFTER picture of their smoking experience...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Reinado Recognized in Multiple Lists of Best 2012 Cigars

REINADO® Recognized in Multiple Lists of Best 2012 Cigars REINADO Grand Empire Reserve receives critical acclaim and acknowledged as one of the best cigars in 2012 by three cigar industry experts Oradell, New Jersey on January 8, 2013 – (PR.com) – Leveraging REINADO’s unique blend and signature fermentation process, REINADO’s recently introduced...

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Cigar News: Press Release: The Heisenberg Project

The Heisenberg project is named after the scientific formula of the same name that proves the fundamental limits of precision: in other words, no matter how much we know about something we will never know everything; the more we focus on one aspect, the less we know about another. The Heisenberg project has two intentions: to dispel the stereotypes that limit...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Ezra Zion Cigar & Cigar Federation enter into distribution agreement

Kyle, Chris, & the Don, the owners of Ezra Zion Cigar Company and CigarFederation.com, and Gary Griffith, owner of Emilio Cigars, announced today that they have entered into a nationwide distribution agreement. To satisfy the rapidly expanding demand for the super-boutique Ezra Zion product line the Emilio sales staff will service new and existing...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Tatuaje Anarchy Apocalypse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, NOV 7TH 2012 West Palm Beach, Florida – December 21, 2012 marks the conclusion of the 13th Ba’ak’tun in the Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar. It is believed that Armageddon would overtake the peoples of the world and all creation at this time. On December 14th, be prepared to smoke the last cigar you will ever have: the Tatuaje...

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Cigar News: Press Release: CigarDojo.com Releases the CigarDojo Social Cigar App

Lakewood, Colorado – November 1st, 2011 CigarDojo the Social Cigar App is available for both iPhone as well as Android devices in the iTunes and Google Play stores. The CigarDojo Social Cigar app is a free smartphone app that is designed for cigar smokers to socialize and share their thoughts and images of the the cigars they are smoking. “Cigar smoking...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Joya de Nicaragua Rebranding “Cuenca y Blanco” to “CyB”

Estelí, Nicaragua – Joya de Nicaragua® (JDN), the oldest Nicaraguan cigar manufacturer, announced today that it is rebranding its new Cuenca y Blanco to “CyB by Joya de Nicaragua”. This change is being proactively, self implemented to satisfy the possibility of any unintended, potential trademark conflicts with other brands, and is being done so in...

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Cigar News: Oliva to Distribute Padilla Cigars

A major distributor change is bringing Padilla Cigar Co. and Oliva Cigar Co. even closer together. In an exclusive with Cigar Aficionado, president Ernesto Padilla said his company’s cigars will now be distributed by Oliva Cigar Co. The move, which will affect how Padilla cigars are sold in the United States and in international markets, should expand...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Executive Promotions at Drew Estate

Executive Promotions at Drew Estate Miami, FL – On August 2nd, Drew Estate announced two simultaneous promotions within its executive team to enhance and expand the management of its growing organization. Michael Cellucci has been promoted to the President position and Steve Saka has been named as the Chief Executive Officer of Drew Estate. “Even during...

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Cigar News: Press Release: PDR CIGARS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF THE A. FLORES SERIE PRIVADA

PDR CIGARS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF THE A. FLORES SERIE PRIVADA (Miami, FL) – July 28th, 2012:  PDR Cigars USA, one of the industry’s premier boutique cigar makers are excited to announce the release of the A. Flores Serie Privada, which will debut at this year’s IPCPR trade show in Orlando, FL on August 2nd. The year 1975 signifies the year that brand owner...

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Cigar News: Press Release: PRIMER MUNDO CIGAR COMPANY ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF LA HERMANDAD

PRIMER MUNDO CIGAR COMPANY ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF LA HERMANDAD (Atlanta, GA) – July 29th, 2012: Primer Mundo Cigar Company, makers of El Primer Mundo premium boutique cigars are proud to announce the launch of La Hermandad, which will debut at the IPCPR industry trade show being held from August 2nd- 6th in Orlando, FL. La Hermandad represents an exciting...

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Cigar News: Press Release: CAMACHO SIGNS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LEGENDARY MIKE DITKA

CAMACHO SIGNS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LEGENDARY MIKE DITKA PINELLAS PARK, Florida –  July 27, 2012  –  Camacho, the world’s boldest cigar and a core brand in the Oettinger Davidoff Group portfolio, is pleased to announce a new partnership with legendary hall of fame football player and coach, Mike Ditka. Under this new partnership, the “Coach” and...

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Cigar News: Press Release: La Flor Dominicana to introduce new items at IPCPR

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE La Flor Dominicana to introduce new items at IPCPR trade show in Orlando this year. Coral Gables, FL July 26, 2012 – La Flor Dominicana will introduce the following items at this year’s IPCPR trade show in Orlando next week, August 2 – August 6. Limitado V – This release will be our fifth installment in...

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Cigar News: Press Release: GURKHA CIGAR GROUP TO RELEASE 125th ANNIVERSARY CIGAR

GURKHA CIGAR GROUP TO RELEASE 125th ANNIVERSARY CIGAR Gurkha Cigar Group, Inc, makers of the super premium cigar brand Gurkha, are proud to announce the momentous launch of the Gurkha 125th Anniversary Edition cigar, which will be unveiled at this year’s IPCPR trade show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL on August 2-6, 2012. The year 2012...

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Cigar News: Press Release: The New Perdomo 20th Anniversary Cigar Brand to Debut at the 2012 IPCPR Trade Show

For Immediate Release The New Perdomo 20th Anniversary Cigar Brand to Debut at the 2012 IPCPR Trade Show in Orlando, FL Miami, FL – Tabacalera Perdomo is proud to release the new and highly anticipated Perdomo 20th Anniversary cigar brand at the IPCPR Trade Show in Orlando, Florida on August 2 – 6, 2012. The Perdomo 20th Anniversary brand celebrates...

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Cigar News: Press Release Reinado Cigars

REINADO® Unveils the Grand Empire Reserve at the 80th Annual IPCPR Convention and International Trade Show Industry participants eagerly await the Grand Empire Reserve from REINADO Oradell, NJ, July 03, 2012 –(PR.com)– Following the success of the 92 rated Petite Corona known as the Habanito and the 91 rated Torpedo, REINADO will unveil the Grand...

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Cigar Press Release: TheGarShop.com has acquired ToastedFoot.com Cigar Review Blog

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TheGarShop.com has acquired ToastedFoot.com Cigar Review Blog. Macon, GA – May, 2012 – After three years, Matthew Michael & Jed Jessup retire from ToastedFoot.com Matthew Michael and Jed Jessup, good friends that enjoy toasting the foot of cigars while catching up on life, launched Toasted Foot in November of 2009, after moving...

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Cigar Press Release: New from La Gloria Cubana

Continuing its tradition of innovation, Team La Gloria is proud to introduce La Gloria Cubana® Artesanos Retro Especiale, a collection that spent eight years in the making. Inspired by an antique humidor found at the El Credito® Cigar Factory, Michael Giannini and Team La Gloria toiled for nearly a decade to replicate the antique humidor. Inclusive of a...

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Cigar Press Release: Willy Herrera Joins Drew Estate

For additional information: Contact: John Brooke Phone: (786) 581-1800 Email: jbrooke@drewestate.com Miami, FL – On June 15th, Willy Herrera, formerly the blender and master cigar maker of El Titan de Bronze, joined Drew Estate. Willy is bringing his unique cigar skills and talents to this dynamic, rapidly expanding premium cigar manufacturer. He will be...

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Cigar Press Release: New Cigar from Sencillo, the Sencillo Black

The outstanding quality and affordable price of Sencillo Platinum cigars have won them thousands of fans since they were introduced in March 2010. The new Sencillo Black-a collaboration between Nestor Plasencia Jr. and Keith K. Park, the man behind God of Fire and Angelenos cigars and Prometheus accessories, is sure to win the brand even more acclaim. Sencillo...

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Cigar Press Release: 3 New Cigars from Sosa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 6/8/11 Antillian Cigar Corporation Reinvents Itself by Introducing Three Fresh New Cigar Brands   Miami, Florida-June 2, 2011-Antillian Cigar Corporation, owner of popular cigar brands such as Sosa, Imperio Cubano and Macabi, explodes onto the cigar scene this summer with the introduction of three new brands.  The new brands,...

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Cigar Press Release: New from Alec Bradley

5/22/2011 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Alec Bradley Cigars Welcomes a New Arrival to The Family 6″ x 60 GS57 joins the ranks of Alec Bradley Family Blend cigars DANIA, FL – May 16, 2011 – Pass out the cigars! The Alec Bradley Family Blend selection has a new arrival. Weighing in at 6 inches by a 60 ring, the GS57 will be on its way to cigar...

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TORAÑO LAUNCHES “SINGLE REGION TOUR,” PAIRED WITH PT’S PREMIUM COFFEE ROASTERS TOUR LAUNCHES JANUARY 2011 (Miami, Florida) January 3, 2011 - The Toraño Family Cigar Company, makers of some of the finest cigars in the world, is excited to announce the launch of the Single Region Tour.  The Tour will feature one of the Toraño Family’s newest blends,...

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Miami, Fl., December 31, 2010 – We take great pride in introducing our first true Maduro cigar in 2010 that uses the finest San Andres wrapper, binder and creative mix of Nicaraguan and Panamanian fillers. The Azteca, which is currently being offered in 3 sizes, has been very well received by our great cigar smoking community. Many of you may already...

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La Aurora Unveils Broadway Series for New York State only The Affordable Cigar Debuts Monday December 20 at Cigar Inn MIAMI FL – Miami Cigar & Company, the exclusive U-S distributor for La Aurora, announces help is on the way for New York.  Tobacconists are suffering under harsh tobacco tax of 75% of wholesale cost which prices many cigars out of the...

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These pictures surfaced today on Twitter, of the yet to be released Tatuaje Anarchy. They will be accepting pre-orders on Black Friday, with a release date of December 10th. For up to date information, visit them online and on...

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Tim Ozgener tim@tozgener.com Today, I find myself in need of clarifying several matters pursuant to the recent press release that was distributed regarding my departure from CAO. It is true that after 16 years I am stepping down from my position at CAO and will no longer be involved with the company effective immediately. The reasons that lead me to this most...

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Gran Habano to cease production of the highly-rated 3 SLS and Cabinet Selection lines Miami, Fl., August 30, 2010 – Due to the overwhelming success of our new Azteca cigar we have decided to cease production of the highly-rated 3 SLS and Cabinet Selection lines. This difficult decision will allow Gran Habano to maintain our high level of quality and...

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IPCPR DEBUT OF MOOCH® STRIKES CHORD WITH RETAILERS ‘Everyday’ Cigar Brand Delivers Uncompromising Value and Craftsmanship MIAMI – Berger & Argenti Premium Cigars announced that the unveiling of its new modestly priced MOOCH® cigar brand was a smash success at the 78th annual IPCPR Convention and Trade Show held August 9-13 in New Orleans.  MOOCH...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 20, 2010 ENTUBAR® QUAD MADURO LIGHTS UP IPCPR NEW ORLEANS MIAMI – Berger & Argenti Premium Cigars announced the debut of ENTUBAR® QUAD MADURO at the 78th IPCPR Convention and Trade Show in New Orleans, LA was an overwhelming success and enthusiastically received by retailers and consumers alike. ENTUBAR® QUAD...

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With the IPCPR Trade Show now concluding, I thought we would take a look back at the influx of press releases flying around the last week or two, that were in preparation for the event. Some of them we posted here, others we didn’t, but here is a list… The Torano Family Cigar Company – Single Region Series, Serie Jalapa – a new line and...

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La Aurora debuts new Guillermo León line Also adds new La Aurora Corojo line for retailers MIAMI FL – Miami Cigar & Company, the exclusive U-S distributor for La Aurora, announces two new additions to the La Aurora lines.  The first is the new Guillermo León line which brings a complex and medium-to-full bodied experience into the La Aurora...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toraño Family’s New Single Region – Serie Jalapa: One Region, One Farm, One Fine Cigar Like winemakers’ terroir – with its critical contribution to the unique personality of a wine, the precise region and farm where tobacco is grown will ultimately determine the style and character of a premium cigar. Toraño Family Cigar...

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New Dominican-Nicaraguan blend offered unique challenge for Pepin Garcia MIAMI, FL — August 5, 2010 — In now another collaborative effort from the award-winning team of Nestor Miranda & Don Pepin Garcia, creators of the renowned Nestor Miranda Collection cigars, Miami Cigar & Company will officially announce their newest release, Nestor...

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Cubanero Enterprises Introduces Premium Cigar Brand REINADO at the 78th Annual IPCPR Convention and International Trade Show Innovative brand employs unique fermentation to produce an upscale, distinguished blend. Oradell, NJ, August 05, 2010 –(PR.com)– Cubanero Enterprises will unveil its new cigar and brand, REINADO, at the 78th Annual...

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The NEW Room101 LTD Conjura Edition To be released at this years IPCPR trade show, August 9-13 in New Orleans Introducing the NEW Room 101 LTD Conjura Edition. The Conjura Edition, meaning Conspiracy in Spanish, is the first installment in the new Room101 Limitado series. This cigar is more full bodied than the previous Room101 released at last year’s...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cigar Express Distributors Name: Kris Kachaturian Telephone: 305.762.6188 Email: cigarexpress@aol.com Miami, FL, 31 July – Cigar Express is pleased to announce the exciting new cigar release San Lotano, a signature blend by A.J. Fernandez.  With a rich history, San Lotano dates back to Cuba’s pre-Castro era where the brand...

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May 14, 2010 Robb Report Awards ‘Best of the Best’ to Berger & Argenti CLASICO Cigar Brand Every June, Robb Report publishes its annual “Best of the Best” special issue, which represents the culmination of an entire year’s search for excellence in every aspect of the luxury lifestyle.  For 2010, Berger & Argenti CLASICO has been...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “The Nestor Miranda Collection Introduces 1989” Miami, FL…29 Apr…Honouring Miami Cigar & Company’s founding in 1989, the Nestor Miranda Collection presents, 1989. A beautifully blended combination of Nicaraguan tobaccos, the cigar was blended and is being manufactured by My Father Cigar Corp. It was inspired by Nestor...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 20,2010 MIAMI FL REDISCOVER LA AURORA WITH THE 107 107 retailers to hand out free cigars on April 30 Miami Cigar & Company, the exclusive distributor for La Aurora brands in the United States, announces the release of the La Aurora Serie 107 Anniversario to mark the company’s 107th year of operation in the Dominican...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2010 Santiago, DR “One Hundred and Seven Reasons to Celebrate With La Aurora” CONTACT: Jose Blanco TELEPHONE: 305.443.5518 E-MAIL: Jose.Blanco@elj.com.do WEBSITE: www.laaurora.com.do As with their very successful Preferidos, Cien Años and 1495, La Aurora has taken their time in the next step in their 107 year history...

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Reprinted from A Cigar Smoker. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Davidoff Of Geneva Introduces AVO LE10 – Limited Edition Cigar 2010 Stamford, CT, February 9, 2010 – In celebration of Avo Uvezian’s 84th birthday, the legendary cigar composer presents another masterpiece, the Limited Edition 2010 AVO “LE10”. The LE10 continues the annual success story of Limited...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MIAMI, FLORIDA MARCH 3, 2010 The long anticipated Nestor Miranda Collection Dominicano has arrived! A new line under the Nestor Miranda Collection label from Miami Cigar & Company brings to fruition a collaboration that began almost nine months ago, between Nestor Miranda, Pepin Garcia and his My Father Cigar Company and Guillermo...

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BERGER & ARGENTI CLASICO MAKES ITS DEBUT!! New Brand to Deliver Exceptional Value and Craftsmanship MIAMI – Berger & Argenti Premium Cigars today announced that CLASICO®, a boldly crafted new cigar blend created by the unique collaboration of Enrique Berger and Michael Argenti, is now available at fine tobacconists throughout the U.S. CLASICO® is...

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PRESS RELEASE January 10, 2010 Marco V Announces New Cigar Lines and Accessories Marco V Cigars had another great 3 months of business, continuing to grow organically. Here are some highlights from our fourth quarter: Marco V Cigars reached 50 retail locations nationwide. This was our 2009 goal Marco V Cigars had 10 successful events at premium tobacconists...

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PRESS RELEASE January 7, 2009 CAO Cigars Unveils New Marketing Campaign Nashville — CAO, one of the world’s foremost premium cigar manufacturers, announced today that it will debut a new ad campaign in the January/February issue of Cigar Aficionado magazine. With the tagline “CAO REAL,” the cutting-edge cigar manufacturer will roll out a...

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PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, January 6, 2010 Win this Jameson Humidor by Vanderburgh! I couldn’t be any more excited to announce this contest and celebrate the release of Declaration! We’ve teamed up with Eddie DeJong from Vanderburgh Humidors to give away this heirloom Jameson Humidor along with a box of Declaration.  This Forteleza humidor is nothing short...

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