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Germany bans jars and humidors

Germany bans jars and humidors

Germany bans jars and humidors. Well, not the jars and humidors themselves, but the sale of jars and humidors filled with cigars. They can be sold separately, but not as one SKU. Boxes are no problem unless they are multifunctional. For example, the older Plasencia...

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ACE Prime moves into France

ACE Prime moves into France

ACE Prime moves into France. ACE Prime is the company of former NBA champion Tiago Splitter, master blender Luciano Meirelles, and master blender & factory owner Eradio Pichardo. And they are now in an exclusive distribution agreement with Albana Tobacco. The...

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London has a new tobacconist

London has a new tobacconist

London has a new tobacconist. The new retail shop of C.Gars Ltd is the flagship store of the company and smack in the middle of the epicenter of the London cigar scene. The shop is in between the Davidoff shop and JJ Fox on St. James’s Street. On number 23a, in the...

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J Cortes keeps a tradition alive

J Cortes keeps a tradition alive

J Cortes keeps a tradition alive. It is not uncommon for long-lasting family-owned businesses to have employees that work for the company all their life. Just like their father or mother did, and maybe their children will do so as well. It was one of the things that...

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Perdomo finds distributors in France and Belgium

Perdomo finds distributors in France and Belgium

Perdomo finds distributors in France and Belgium. It is weird that one of the largest cigar markets in the world had to do without one of the largest Nicaraguan brands for so long. But Perdomo is entering France now. And even though Belgium is a small country, it has...

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Great Britain gets Masonic cigars

Great Britain gets Masonic cigars

Great Britain gets Masonic cigars from Hiram & Solomon. The cigars with the Freemason logo, the square & the compass, are soon available through Bright Leaf Distribution Ltd.  Bright Leaf Distribution Bright Leaf Distribution Ltd is a player in the...

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Third LCDH opens in Israel

Third LCDH opens in Israel

Third LCDH opens in Israel. Last month, the doors of the third La Casa del Habano retail shop in Israel opened. The 1000 square meter shop is in the town of Rishon Le Zion. Rishon le Zion is the 4th largest city of Israel and part of the Tel Aviv metropole.  The...

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Habanos comes with Cohiba Design Edition

Habanos comes with Cohiba Design Edition

Habanos comes with Cohiba Design Edition. But not in their premium handmade cigar collections. The Cohiba Design Edition is all about a limited edition packaging for the machine-made Cohiba Mini and Club cigarillos. The Cohiba Mini and Club cigarillos appear in a...

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Van Dalen Cigars opens the 6th store

Van Dalen Cigars opens the 6th store

Van Dalen Cigars opens the 6th store in The Netherlands. Or the 7th if you include Cigaragua which is part of the same family. With more and more tobacconists closing their doors in The Netherlands, it is good to see that Van Dalen Cigars is building an empire and...

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Balmoral releases Añejo 29 as a limited edition

Balmoral releases Añejo 29 as a limited edition

Balmoral releases Añejo 29 as a limited edition. Only 2000 boxes are available worldwide of which 200 have arrived at Dutch retailers. The boxes contain 10 cigars and the fixed retail price in The Netherlands is €135 per box. The size o the cigar is a Rothschild...

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Birthdays and events
January 25
Marc Andre (Humidor builder)
January 30
The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 35
February 1
Amilcar Perez (Tavicusa)
, James Brown (Black Label Trading Company)
February 2
Indiana Ortez (Agrotobacos)
February 3
Nimish Desai (Rocky Patel)
February 4
Nick Perdomo (Perdomo Cigars)
February 6
Nish Patel (Rocky Patel)
February 11
Erik Espinosa (Espinosa Cigars)
February 14
Philipp Schuster (Schuster Cigars)
, The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 36
February 17
Mel Shah (MBombay)
February 18
Frederiko Kedang (Sultan Cigars)