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Interview with Jessi Flores

Interview with Jessi Flores

Interview with Jessi Flores. Flores is a Nicaraguan born, American raised graffiti and tattoo artist. Together with Jonathan Drew from Drew Estate he changed the use of art in the cigar industry. Graffiti, rodents, large murals. Things new to the cigar industry. A...

Interview with Abe Flores

Interview with Abe Flores

Interview with Abe Flores. Last week, Ministry of Cigars had the pleasure to interview Abe Flores. Flores is the co-owner of the Blue Star Cigar Factory in Tamboril, Dominican Republic. And the owner of the PDR, A. Flores 1975, and Flores y Rodriguez brands. As well...

Interview with Jose Blanco

Interview with Jose Blanco

Interview with Jose Blanco. Last month, Ministry of Cigars had the pleasure to interview Jose Blanco. The former director of sales for Grupo Leon Jimenes, former blender and director of sales for La Aurora. Former vice-president of sales for Joya de Nicaragua. The...

An interview with Mike Choi

An interview with Mike Choi

An interview with Mike Choi. In the world of Cuban cigars, Mike Choi is a known name. He's a walking encyclopedia when it comes to Habanos. He was the UK Habanos sommelier in 2013, and runner up at the competition at the 2014 Habanos festival. But Choi isn't all about...

Cigar Rights of Europe interview

Cigar Rights of Europe interview

Cigar Rights of Europe interview. Legislation in Europe is getting more strict. So strict that even distributors like Cubacigar Benelux file lawsuits against governments. And in a protest against nanny state regulations, the Cigar Rights of Europe was founded. More...

An interview with Bobby Newman

An interview with Bobby Newman

An interview with Bobby Newman. Recently, Ministry of Cigars had the opportunity to interview Bobby Newman and Cristal Blackwell Lastra from J.C. Newman. They were visiting Singapore for the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition. And in their busy schedule, they made time...

An interview with Tony Hoevenaars

An interview with Tony Hoevenaars

Tony Hoevenaars is the Managing Director of Cubacigar Benelux. Cubacigar Benelux is the distributor of Cuban cigars in The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. And recently, they filed a lawsuit versus the Dutch state about the new legislation. Reason for us to do an...

Interview with Nick Hammond

Interview with Nick Hammond

Interview with Nick Hammond. Years ago, during a cigar event, we met Nick Hammond. Hammond was at the event as a reporter for Cigar Journal and we were part of the organization. And since we are all cigar smokers, it was instant friendship. Earlier this week, we saw...

Interview with Nuzli Hakiim

Interview with Nuzli Hakiim

Last night we met up with the Singaporean designer Nuzli Hakiim (31) at one of the finest cigar friendly places in Singapore, Grand Cafe Cheval. On the outdoor patio, in the rolling hills of Kranji, overlooking horse stables and enjoying some peace that’s hard to find...

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November 24
Carlos Andres (Arnold André)
, Jeff Borysiewicz (grower FSG tobacco)
November 28
Pierre Jourdan (Les Fines Lames)
November 29
Rick Rodriguez (CAO Cigars)
December 4
Meera Levin (Ashton)
, The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 31
December 6
Ernesto Padilla (Padilla Cigars)
, Philipp Kugler (Cigar Kings)
December 7
Pete Johnson (Tatuaje)
December 12
Hamlet Paredes (Rocky Patel)
December 16
Henke Kelner (Davidoff)
December 17
Fred Vandermarliere (Cortes)
December 18
Didier v Houvenaghel (La Ley)
, Henderson Ventura (ADVentura)
, The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 32:
December 24
Camillo Bazzell (Pachuche)
, Janine Perdomo (Perdomo Cigars)

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico. A line inspired by the Casdagli Family history. In the early 1900s, the family acquired Sheykh Obeyd stables just outside Cairo. The Casdagli family became celebrated breeders of Arabian racehorses. Big races were won. It’s that...

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro. A cigar that as far as we know is only available in the United States, New Zealand, and the Dominican Republic. And it’s a relatively new brand yet not a new family. The Cuevas family is growing tobacco and making cigars for decades....

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona. A long name for a cigar. But a good name is you know the reason for it. The Royal Agio factory is located in the town of San Pedro de Macoris. And to honor the people from the town that works for Royal Agio, the Wintermans family...

Davtian Rubina Corona

Davtian Rubina Corona

Davtian Rubina Corona. One of the twelve cigars from Davtian Cigars. The company produces six lines in the Dominican Republic. Each line exists in two sizes. The Rubina is available in a Corona and a Petit Corona with the name The Queen. Ministry of Cigars reviewed...

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente. That is the 2017 Regional Edition for the Middle East. Even though this cigar is part of the 2017 Regional Edition program, the cigar is available since 2019. It is limited to 7500 boxes of 10 cigars. Saint Luis Rey is...

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto. A brand that is on the market since 2002 in the United States, and since 2006 in Spain. But in the last few years, the brand sees expansion with the speed of light. The Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, France, and other European...

Bugatti Signature Robusto

Bugatti Signature Robusto

Bugatti Signature Robusto. Yet, you read that well. A cigar with the Bugatti name. But the Italian German car brand is not just making cars. They entered the luxury market too with bags, cigar accessories, and cigars. Cigars are made at the Blue Star factory from Abe...

Viking Valhalla Churchill

Viking Valhalla Churchill

Viking Valhalla Churchill. This is a cigar with a little bit of history. For more than 20 years, sigar.com is a distributor for cigars in Norway. The company had private labels such as Amero and Chess before discontinuing them. A new private label was...

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto. A cigar line hailing from the Dominican Republic. From Hendrik Kelner, the son of cigar industry legend Henke Kelner. The man who Davidoff turned to when they left Cuba. The man who created the first cigars for AVO. A true master. His son...

Interview with Jessi Flores

Interview with Jessi Flores

Interview with Jessi Flores. Flores is a Nicaraguan born, American raised graffiti and tattoo artist. Together with Jonathan Drew from Drew Estate he changed the use of art in the cigar industry. Graffiti, rodents, large murals. Things new to the cigar industry. A...

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP. This cigar was originally released as an annual limited edition for Riverside Cigar Shop and Lounge of Jeffersonville, Ind. and Serious Cigars of Houston, Texas. But the cigar is now available at more retailers. The first time the cigar was...

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona. In 2019, Oscar Valladares released the Super Fly Maduro. A cigar inspired by the 1970s in style. Funky colors, bigger than life. A bold smoke, that came in a velvet lined box to further enhance that pimp look and feel of the line....

Partagas Serie P No 2

Partagas Serie P No 2

Partagas Serie P No 2. And Serie is a little bit of an overexaggerating here. As this is the only regular production size in the ‘series’. The Series P is a 2005 release, in this size, and this size only. It comes in boxes of 10 and boxes of 25. There is one other...

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo. The Mombacho Liga Maestro was first released in 2013 or 2014, just for the international markets. In 2015, ten tobacconists in the United States were selected to sell the cigar as a limited edition. It was such a success, that a year later...

My Father Fonseca Robusto

My Father Fonseca Robusto

My Father Fonseca Robusto. A Nicaraguan Fonseca, only available in the United States and possibly the Dominican Republic. Because the trademark that My Father Cigars acquired from Quesada Cigars in December of last year is only valid there. Cubatabaco owns the...

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch. In 2018, Hiram & Solomon released this cigar as a limited edition. Only 500 boxes were produced of the 6x54 Veiled Prophet Monarch. Back then, the Grand Monarch was the only regular production cigar from the line. A 7x60...

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto. In 2018, Tabacalera El Artista released the Cimarron. And not just in one blend, but in three blends. One with a Connecticut Shade wrapper, one with a Maduro wrapper. And a third one, with a Habano wrapper exclusively for Germany....

Gurkha Marquesa Toro

Gurkha Marquesa Toro

Gurkha Marquesa Toro, a cigar released by Gurkha Cigars in 2018. In three sizes, 5x52 Robusto, 6x54 Toro, and 5x54 Belicoso. All that Gurkha revealed about the production is that the cigars are made in the Dominican Republic. But since Gurkha doesn’t have a factory,...

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill. A new twist on an iconic cigar, well, that was the introduction of the Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill in 2010. A new vitola, shorter and thicker than the original Churchill. With 5⅛x55 its almost 2 inches shorter than the 7x47 Julieta...

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose. The Deadwood Tobacco series is an interesting project. One of the oldest Drew Estate accounts is based in Deadwood, South Dakota. And Deadwood is just a stone-throw away from Sturgis. Sturgis is the home of the largest motorcycle...

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November 24
Carlos Andres (Arnold André)
, Jeff Borysiewicz (grower FSG tobacco)
November 28
Pierre Jourdan (Les Fines Lames)
November 29
Rick Rodriguez (CAO Cigars)
December 4
Meera Levin (Ashton)
, The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 31
December 6
Ernesto Padilla (Padilla Cigars)
, Philipp Kugler (Cigar Kings)
December 7
Pete Johnson (Tatuaje)
December 12
Hamlet Paredes (Rocky Patel)
December 16
Henke Kelner (Davidoff)
December 17
Fred Vandermarliere (Cortes)
December 18
Didier v Houvenaghel (La Ley)
, Henderson Ventura (ADVentura)
, The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 32:
December 24
Camillo Bazzell (Pachuche)
, Janine Perdomo (Perdomo Cigars)

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico. A line inspired by the Casdagli Family history. In the early 1900s, the family acquired Sheykh Obeyd stables just outside Cairo. The Casdagli family became celebrated breeders of Arabian racehorses. Big races were won. It’s that...

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro. A cigar that as far as we know is only available in the United States, New Zealand, and the Dominican Republic. And it’s a relatively new brand yet not a new family. The Cuevas family is growing tobacco and making cigars for decades....

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona. A long name for a cigar. But a good name is you know the reason for it. The Royal Agio factory is located in the town of San Pedro de Macoris. And to honor the people from the town that works for Royal Agio, the Wintermans family...

Davtian Rubina Corona

Davtian Rubina Corona

Davtian Rubina Corona. One of the twelve cigars from Davtian Cigars. The company produces six lines in the Dominican Republic. Each line exists in two sizes. The Rubina is available in a Corona and a Petit Corona with the name The Queen. Ministry of Cigars reviewed...

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente. That is the 2017 Regional Edition for the Middle East. Even though this cigar is part of the 2017 Regional Edition program, the cigar is available since 2019. It is limited to 7500 boxes of 10 cigars. Saint Luis Rey is...

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto. A brand that is on the market since 2002 in the United States, and since 2006 in Spain. But in the last few years, the brand sees expansion with the speed of light. The Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, France, and other European...

Bugatti Signature Robusto

Bugatti Signature Robusto

Bugatti Signature Robusto. Yet, you read that well. A cigar with the Bugatti name. But the Italian German car brand is not just making cars. They entered the luxury market too with bags, cigar accessories, and cigars. Cigars are made at the Blue Star factory from Abe...

Viking Valhalla Churchill

Viking Valhalla Churchill

Viking Valhalla Churchill. This is a cigar with a little bit of history. For more than 20 years, sigar.com is a distributor for cigars in Norway. The company had private labels such as Amero and Chess before discontinuing them. A new private label was...

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto. A cigar line hailing from the Dominican Republic. From Hendrik Kelner, the son of cigar industry legend Henke Kelner. The man who Davidoff turned to when they left Cuba. The man who created the first cigars for AVO. A true master. His son...

Interview with Jessi Flores

Interview with Jessi Flores

Interview with Jessi Flores. Flores is a Nicaraguan born, American raised graffiti and tattoo artist. Together with Jonathan Drew from Drew Estate he changed the use of art in the cigar industry. Graffiti, rodents, large murals. Things new to the cigar industry. A...

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP. This cigar was originally released as an annual limited edition for Riverside Cigar Shop and Lounge of Jeffersonville, Ind. and Serious Cigars of Houston, Texas. But the cigar is now available at more retailers. The first time the cigar was...

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona. In 2019, Oscar Valladares released the Super Fly Maduro. A cigar inspired by the 1970s in style. Funky colors, bigger than life. A bold smoke, that came in a velvet lined box to further enhance that pimp look and feel of the line....

Partagas Serie P No 2

Partagas Serie P No 2

Partagas Serie P No 2. And Serie is a little bit of an overexaggerating here. As this is the only regular production size in the ‘series’. The Series P is a 2005 release, in this size, and this size only. It comes in boxes of 10 and boxes of 25. There is one other...

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo. The Mombacho Liga Maestro was first released in 2013 or 2014, just for the international markets. In 2015, ten tobacconists in the United States were selected to sell the cigar as a limited edition. It was such a success, that a year later...

My Father Fonseca Robusto

My Father Fonseca Robusto

My Father Fonseca Robusto. A Nicaraguan Fonseca, only available in the United States and possibly the Dominican Republic. Because the trademark that My Father Cigars acquired from Quesada Cigars in December of last year is only valid there. Cubatabaco owns the...

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch. In 2018, Hiram & Solomon released this cigar as a limited edition. Only 500 boxes were produced of the 6x54 Veiled Prophet Monarch. Back then, the Grand Monarch was the only regular production cigar from the line. A 7x60...

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto. In 2018, Tabacalera El Artista released the Cimarron. And not just in one blend, but in three blends. One with a Connecticut Shade wrapper, one with a Maduro wrapper. And a third one, with a Habano wrapper exclusively for Germany....

Gurkha Marquesa Toro

Gurkha Marquesa Toro

Gurkha Marquesa Toro, a cigar released by Gurkha Cigars in 2018. In three sizes, 5x52 Robusto, 6x54 Toro, and 5x54 Belicoso. All that Gurkha revealed about the production is that the cigars are made in the Dominican Republic. But since Gurkha doesn’t have a factory,...

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill. A new twist on an iconic cigar, well, that was the introduction of the Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill in 2010. A new vitola, shorter and thicker than the original Churchill. With 5⅛x55 its almost 2 inches shorter than the 7x47 Julieta...

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose. The Deadwood Tobacco series is an interesting project. One of the oldest Drew Estate accounts is based in Deadwood, South Dakota. And Deadwood is just a stone-throw away from Sturgis. Sturgis is the home of the largest motorcycle...

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November 24
Carlos Andres (Arnold André)
, Jeff Borysiewicz (grower FSG tobacco)
November 28
Pierre Jourdan (Les Fines Lames)
November 29
Rick Rodriguez (CAO Cigars)
December 4
Meera Levin (Ashton)
, The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 31
December 6
Ernesto Padilla (Padilla Cigars)
, Philipp Kugler (Cigar Kings)
December 7
Pete Johnson (Tatuaje)
December 12
Hamlet Paredes (Rocky Patel)
December 16
Henke Kelner (Davidoff)
December 17
Fred Vandermarliere (Cortes)
December 18
Didier v Houvenaghel (La Ley)
, Henderson Ventura (ADVentura)
, The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 32:
December 24
Camillo Bazzell (Pachuche)
, Janine Perdomo (Perdomo Cigars)

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico. A line inspired by the Casdagli Family history. In the early 1900s, the family acquired Sheykh Obeyd stables just outside Cairo. The Casdagli family became celebrated breeders of Arabian racehorses. Big races were won. It’s that...

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro. A cigar that as far as we know is only available in the United States, New Zealand, and the Dominican Republic. And it’s a relatively new brand yet not a new family. The Cuevas family is growing tobacco and making cigars for decades....

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona. A long name for a cigar. But a good name is you know the reason for it. The Royal Agio factory is located in the town of San Pedro de Macoris. And to honor the people from the town that works for Royal Agio, the Wintermans family...

Davtian Rubina Corona

Davtian Rubina Corona

Davtian Rubina Corona. One of the twelve cigars from Davtian Cigars. The company produces six lines in the Dominican Republic. Each line exists in two sizes. The Rubina is available in a Corona and a Petit Corona with the name The Queen. Ministry of Cigars reviewed...

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente. That is the 2017 Regional Edition for the Middle East. Even though this cigar is part of the 2017 Regional Edition program, the cigar is available since 2019. It is limited to 7500 boxes of 10 cigars. Saint Luis Rey is...

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto. A brand that is on the market since 2002 in the United States, and since 2006 in Spain. But in the last few years, the brand sees expansion with the speed of light. The Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, France, and other European...

Bugatti Signature Robusto

Bugatti Signature Robusto

Bugatti Signature Robusto. Yet, you read that well. A cigar with the Bugatti name. But the Italian German car brand is not just making cars. They entered the luxury market too with bags, cigar accessories, and cigars. Cigars are made at the Blue Star factory from Abe...

Viking Valhalla Churchill

Viking Valhalla Churchill

Viking Valhalla Churchill. This is a cigar with a little bit of history. For more than 20 years, sigar.com is a distributor for cigars in Norway. The company had private labels such as Amero and Chess before discontinuing them. A new private label was...

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto. A cigar line hailing from the Dominican Republic. From Hendrik Kelner, the son of cigar industry legend Henke Kelner. The man who Davidoff turned to when they left Cuba. The man who created the first cigars for AVO. A true master. His son...

Interview with Jessi Flores

Interview with Jessi Flores

Interview with Jessi Flores. Flores is a Nicaraguan born, American raised graffiti and tattoo artist. Together with Jonathan Drew from Drew Estate he changed the use of art in the cigar industry. Graffiti, rodents, large murals. Things new to the cigar industry. A...

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP. This cigar was originally released as an annual limited edition for Riverside Cigar Shop and Lounge of Jeffersonville, Ind. and Serious Cigars of Houston, Texas. But the cigar is now available at more retailers. The first time the cigar was...

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona. In 2019, Oscar Valladares released the Super Fly Maduro. A cigar inspired by the 1970s in style. Funky colors, bigger than life. A bold smoke, that came in a velvet lined box to further enhance that pimp look and feel of the line....

Partagas Serie P No 2

Partagas Serie P No 2

Partagas Serie P No 2. And Serie is a little bit of an overexaggerating here. As this is the only regular production size in the ‘series’. The Series P is a 2005 release, in this size, and this size only. It comes in boxes of 10 and boxes of 25. There is one other...

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo. The Mombacho Liga Maestro was first released in 2013 or 2014, just for the international markets. In 2015, ten tobacconists in the United States were selected to sell the cigar as a limited edition. It was such a success, that a year later...

My Father Fonseca Robusto

My Father Fonseca Robusto

My Father Fonseca Robusto. A Nicaraguan Fonseca, only available in the United States and possibly the Dominican Republic. Because the trademark that My Father Cigars acquired from Quesada Cigars in December of last year is only valid there. Cubatabaco owns the...

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch. In 2018, Hiram & Solomon released this cigar as a limited edition. Only 500 boxes were produced of the 6x54 Veiled Prophet Monarch. Back then, the Grand Monarch was the only regular production cigar from the line. A 7x60...

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto. In 2018, Tabacalera El Artista released the Cimarron. And not just in one blend, but in three blends. One with a Connecticut Shade wrapper, one with a Maduro wrapper. And a third one, with a Habano wrapper exclusively for Germany....

Gurkha Marquesa Toro

Gurkha Marquesa Toro

Gurkha Marquesa Toro, a cigar released by Gurkha Cigars in 2018. In three sizes, 5x52 Robusto, 6x54 Toro, and 5x54 Belicoso. All that Gurkha revealed about the production is that the cigars are made in the Dominican Republic. But since Gurkha doesn’t have a factory,...

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill. A new twist on an iconic cigar, well, that was the introduction of the Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill in 2010. A new vitola, shorter and thicker than the original Churchill. With 5⅛x55 its almost 2 inches shorter than the 7x47 Julieta...

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose. The Deadwood Tobacco series is an interesting project. One of the oldest Drew Estate accounts is based in Deadwood, South Dakota. And Deadwood is just a stone-throw away from Sturgis. Sturgis is the home of the largest motorcycle...

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Birthdays and events
November 24
Carlos Andres (Arnold André)
, Jeff Borysiewicz (grower FSG tobacco)
November 28
Pierre Jourdan (Les Fines Lames)
November 29
Rick Rodriguez (CAO Cigars)
December 4
Meera Levin (Ashton)
, The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 31
December 6
Ernesto Padilla (Padilla Cigars)
, Philipp Kugler (Cigar Kings)
December 7
Pete Johnson (Tatuaje)
December 12
Hamlet Paredes (Rocky Patel)
December 16
Henke Kelner (Davidoff)
December 17
Fred Vandermarliere (Cortes)
December 18
Didier v Houvenaghel (La Ley)
, Henderson Ventura (ADVentura)
, The Philip & Ferdy Cigar Show Episode 32:
December 24
Camillo Bazzell (Pachuche)
, Janine Perdomo (Perdomo Cigars)

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Calico. A line inspired by the Casdagli Family history. In the early 1900s, the family acquired Sheykh Obeyd stables just outside Cairo. The Casdagli family became celebrated breeders of Arabian racehorses. Big races were won. It’s that...

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro

Casa Cuevas Reserva Maduro Toro. A cigar that as far as we know is only available in the United States, New Zealand, and the Dominican Republic. And it’s a relatively new brand yet not a new family. The Cuevas family is growing tobacco and making cigars for decades....

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona

San Pedro de Macoris Sun Grown Corona. A long name for a cigar. But a good name is you know the reason for it. The Royal Agio factory is located in the town of San Pedro de Macoris. And to honor the people from the town that works for Royal Agio, the Wintermans family...

Davtian Rubina Corona

Davtian Rubina Corona

Davtian Rubina Corona. One of the twelve cigars from Davtian Cigars. The company produces six lines in the Dominican Republic. Each line exists in two sizes. The Rubina is available in a Corona and a Petit Corona with the name The Queen. Ministry of Cigars reviewed...

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente

Saint Luis Rey Herfing exclusivo Medio Oriente. That is the 2017 Regional Edition for the Middle East. Even though this cigar is part of the 2017 Regional Edition program, the cigar is available since 2019. It is limited to 7500 boxes of 10 cigars. Saint Luis Rey is...

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto

Condega Serie F Mini Robusto. A brand that is on the market since 2002 in the United States, and since 2006 in Spain. But in the last few years, the brand sees expansion with the speed of light. The Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, France, and other European...

Bugatti Signature Robusto

Bugatti Signature Robusto

Bugatti Signature Robusto. Yet, you read that well. A cigar with the Bugatti name. But the Italian German car brand is not just making cars. They entered the luxury market too with bags, cigar accessories, and cigars. Cigars are made at the Blue Star factory from Abe...

Viking Valhalla Churchill

Viking Valhalla Churchill

Viking Valhalla Churchill. This is a cigar with a little bit of history. For more than 20 years, sigar.com is a distributor for cigars in Norway. The company had private labels such as Amero and Chess before discontinuing them. A new private label was...

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto

Smoking Jacket Short Robusto. A cigar line hailing from the Dominican Republic. From Hendrik Kelner, the son of cigar industry legend Henke Kelner. The man who Davidoff turned to when they left Cuba. The man who created the first cigars for AVO. A true master. His son...

Interview with Jessi Flores

Interview with Jessi Flores

Interview with Jessi Flores. Flores is a Nicaraguan born, American raised graffiti and tattoo artist. Together with Jonathan Drew from Drew Estate he changed the use of art in the cigar industry. Graffiti, rodents, large murals. Things new to the cigar industry. A...

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP

RoMa Craft Neanderthal SGP. This cigar was originally released as an annual limited edition for Riverside Cigar Shop and Lounge of Jeffersonville, Ind. and Serious Cigars of Houston, Texas. But the cigar is now available at more retailers. The first time the cigar was...

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona

Oscar Superfly Maduro Super Corona. In 2019, Oscar Valladares released the Super Fly Maduro. A cigar inspired by the 1970s in style. Funky colors, bigger than life. A bold smoke, that came in a velvet lined box to further enhance that pimp look and feel of the line....

Partagas Serie P No 2

Partagas Serie P No 2

Partagas Serie P No 2. And Serie is a little bit of an overexaggerating here. As this is the only regular production size in the ‘series’. The Series P is a 2005 release, in this size, and this size only. It comes in boxes of 10 and boxes of 25. There is one other...

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo

Mombacho Liga Maestro Gordo. The Mombacho Liga Maestro was first released in 2013 or 2014, just for the international markets. In 2015, ten tobacconists in the United States were selected to sell the cigar as a limited edition. It was such a success, that a year later...

My Father Fonseca Robusto

My Father Fonseca Robusto

My Father Fonseca Robusto. A Nicaraguan Fonseca, only available in the United States and possibly the Dominican Republic. Because the trademark that My Father Cigars acquired from Quesada Cigars in December of last year is only valid there. Cubatabaco owns the...

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch

Hiram & Solomon Veiled Prophet Monarch. In 2018, Hiram & Solomon released this cigar as a limited edition. Only 500 boxes were produced of the 6x54 Veiled Prophet Monarch. Back then, the Grand Monarch was the only regular production cigar from the line. A 7x60...

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto

Cimarron Connecticut Robusto. In 2018, Tabacalera El Artista released the Cimarron. And not just in one blend, but in three blends. One with a Connecticut Shade wrapper, one with a Maduro wrapper. And a third one, with a Habano wrapper exclusively for Germany....

Gurkha Marquesa Toro

Gurkha Marquesa Toro

Gurkha Marquesa Toro, a cigar released by Gurkha Cigars in 2018. In three sizes, 5x52 Robusto, 6x54 Toro, and 5x54 Belicoso. All that Gurkha revealed about the production is that the cigars are made in the Dominican Republic. But since Gurkha doesn’t have a factory,...

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill

Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill. A new twist on an iconic cigar, well, that was the introduction of the Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill in 2010. A new vitola, shorter and thicker than the original Churchill. With 5⅛x55 its almost 2 inches shorter than the 7x47 Julieta...

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose

Deadwood Tobacco Leather Rose. The Deadwood Tobacco series is an interesting project. One of the oldest Drew Estate accounts is based in Deadwood, South Dakota. And Deadwood is just a stone-throw away from Sturgis. Sturgis is the home of the largest motorcycle...

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