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Tatuaje ME II launched internationally

Tatuaje ME II launched internationally

Tatuaje ME II launched internationally. Pete Johnson introduced the Mexican Experiment sequel at the Intertabac Trade Show in Dortmund last month. But the cigars hadn’t arrived at the European warehouse yet at that time.  Mexican Experiment In 2011, Johnson...

Kafie 1901 Candela coming

Kafie 1901 Candela coming

Kafie 1901 Candela coming. The Honduran cigar manufacturer is currently working on an extension of its portfolio with the addition of a Kafie 1901 Candela. The brand already has a San Andres, Habano, Connecticut, and Sumatra blend on the market. The cigar will be...

CAO adds Orellana to the Amazon Basin Series

CAO adds Orellana to the Amazon Basin Series

CAO adds Orellana to the Amazon Basin Series. And the cigar has been shipped to American retailers. Ministry of Cigars reached out to CAO parent Scandinavian Tobacco Group to inquire if the cigar will be available internationally as well. The tobacco giants responded...

Fratello Arlequin Toro

Fratello Arlequin Toro

Fratello Arlequin Toro. Fratello is an American cigar company, founded by former NASA employee Omar de Frias. And for his cigars, he either uses Italian names or bases them on his background in the space industry. For the Fratello Arlequin, both these subjects come...

Hand Rolled the movie review

Hand Rolled the movie review

Hand Rolled the movie review. A few weeks ago, Hand Rolled, the long-awaited documentary about premium cigars was released on iTunes, with Google Play and Amazon following. We watched it a few times, as cigar aficionados, as cigar geeks but also as a critic. And we...

Weekly news week 47 2019

Weekly news week 47 2019

Weekly news week 47 2019. On Sunday, we wrote about the four different cigar lounges of the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. The largest city in the country of The Netherlands has four, including two that sell cigars from one single country, Cigaragua and La Casa del...

German engineering in cigars

German engineering in cigars

German engineering in cigars. That’s what the German company Raughvergnügen brings to the table. Germany has a reputation for engineering. And that engineering, which is the background of the brand’s founders, comes back in everything they do. We read about the brand...

Henk Cigarbone released

Henk Cigarbone released

Henk Cigarbone released. Last week, Ministry of Cigars showed the latest design of Henk. Henk is a luxury brand for bags, travel ware, and suitcases. But the Henk Cigarbone is a travel humidor with Henk style and quality for up to 6 cigars. The cigarbone is made out...

Dunbarton Tobacco Dondurma Toro

Dunbarton Tobacco Dondurma Toro

Dunbarton Tobacco Dondurma Toro. If you haven’t heard of this cigar, that’s all right. This is a limited edition cigar that Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust made for one specific shop. That shop is Secreto Cigar Bar in Ferndale Michigan. However, we got the cigar in...

New cigars for New Zealand

New cigars for New Zealand

New cigars for New Zealand. The one and only distributor for New World cigars in Kiwi country, Canteros, has been ordering a lot of new products before the tax hike of 10% comes into effect. And the distributor has also ordered extra stock for cigars that were already...

Dunbarton boobies for charity

Dunbarton boobies for charity

Dunbarton boobies for charity. A bet between Nimish Desai (Rocky Patel), Abe Dababneh (Smoke Inn) and Steve Saka raised a lot of money for the National Breast Cancer Coalition. Now that was not the intention of the bet, but it was the result of an auction. The bet was...

Henk cigar tasting in Kuala Lumpur

Henk cigar tasting in Kuala Lumpur

Henk cigar tasting in Kuala Lumpur. The German luxury brand, known for their travel bags and suitcases, is traveling through Asia. Reason enough for Malaysia’s newest cigar distributor Puros Asia to invite Henk owner Heiko Poerz for a meet & greet at The Cabinet...

Cigars 77 available in Sweden

Cigars 77 available in Sweden

Cigars 77 available in Sweden. The Swiss cigar brand and the Swedish distributor PZ I Malmö AB signed a distribution agreement for the Costa Rican made cigars. This news comes shortly after the distribution news for the United Kingdom. For the United Kingdom Cigars...

Cuba has a San Cristobal exclusive

Cuba has a San Cristobal exclusive

Cuba has a San Cristobal exclusive. The home of Habanos and Cuban cigars have seen the release of the San Cristóbal de la Habana La Cabaña. The cigar has the same size as the Montecristo Double Edmundo. It’s a Dobles with a 6⅒x50 size. The cigars come in boxes of...

J.C. Newman tasting in Bratislava

J.C. Newman tasting in Bratislava

J.C. Newman tasting in Bratislava, Slovakia. The Slovakian distributor Dom Cigars is hosting another of their events at the Hron Club at Dudvážska 5, Bratislava on Tuesday, December 3rd from 6 pm till late. And this time, the event spotlights three cigars from J.C....

TCC’s annual Christmas bash in Malaysia

TCC’s annual Christmas bash in Malaysia

TCC’s annual Christmas bash in Malaysia. The Cigar Club has been hosting a Xmas Bash for years, and this year is no different. On December 13th, cigar smokers from the whole world are invited to Fellini Ristorante in Petaling Jaya. Petaling Jaya is a satellite city of...

Les Fines Lames soon available in Germany

Les Fines Lames soon available in Germany

Les Fines Lames are soon available in Germany. The French accessory brand and 5th Avenue, the Habanos distributor for Germany, Austria, and Poland signed a distribution agreement. The distributor is currently offering the Les Fines Lames Le Petit to all the German La...

Steenbok robusto

Steenbok robusto

Steenbok Robusto. This Honduran puro is a Dutch cigar brand, made at Compania Hondurena de Tabacos in El Paraiso, Honduras. That’s where brands such as Kuuts, Miro, Placeres, and Zapata are made as well. The brand is founded by two cigar aficionados, Johan Loomans and...

Amsterdam’s cigar lounges

Amsterdam’s cigar lounges

Amsterdam’s cigar lounges. Now Amsterdam is a city known for smoking. But their reputation is not for smoking cigars. Many tourists are coming to Amsterdam to smoke weed at one of the many weed shops. Yet Amsterdam has a big cigar tradition as well. In the early days,...

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