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Two new LCDH in Bangkok

Two new LCDH in Bangkok

Two new LCDH in Bangkok. Not one, but two new La Casa del Habano franchises opened in the capital of Thailand, Bangkok. Both in a hotel from the Kempinski chain. Kempinski has cigar lounges in a number of hotels all over the world and now also two La Casa del Habano...

Joya de Nicaragua is entering Belgium

Joya de Nicaragua is entering Belgium

Joya de Nicaragua is entering Belgium. It is weird that a cigar brand that has been active in Europe longer than most, if not all, new world cigars never had a distributor in Belgium. Belgium might be one of the smallest countries in Europe, with a population of about...

H Upmann Magnum 56 Edicion Limitada 2015

H Upmann Magnum 56 Edicion Limitada 2015

H Upmann Magnum 56 Edicion Limitada 2015. This Cuban marca and vitola recently made a comeback in a jar. But the original release is an edicion limitada and that is the one we are reviewing. It is the only Cuban cigar with this specific size of 5⅞x56. As is the case...

Industry Legend Ernesto Perez-Carrillo

Industry Legend Ernesto Perez-Carrillo

Industry Legend Ernesto Perez-Carrillo. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over time. Some that have left us, some still alive. These legends all played...

Weekly news week 13 2021

Weekly news week 13 2021

Weekly news week 13 2021. When you think of tobacco fields, you automatically think of Latin America. We all know the pictures of seas of green tobacco plants growing in Cuba, Honduras, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic. But it's not all, there are tobacco...

J Cortes assigns new sales agent in Asia

J Cortes assigns new sales agent in Asia

J Cortes assigns a new sales agent in Asia. The Vandermarliere group, which includes Oliva Cigars, Neos, J. Cortes and other machine-made cigars assigns Asia Marketing Service to be their sales and marketing agent for the Asia Pacific region effective immediately. AMS...

Cumpay adds Robusto Maduro

Cumpay adds Robusto Maduro

Cumpay adds Robusto Maduro. Maya Selva is adding a new cigar to the Cumpay collection. It is part of the Puro Nicaragua line and it comes with a dark Maduro wrapper. It is a naturally-fermented Nicaraguan wrapper that stays true to the collection’s unique character....

Habanos releasing Harimau Malaya

Habanos releasing Harimau Malaya

Habanos releasing Harimau Malaya, the San Cristobal de la Habana Exclusivo Malaysia. Exactly a year ago, Ministry of Cigars published a list of cigars for the 2020 Regional Edition program. And now, in the second quarter of 2021, Pacific Cigar Company is releasing the...

Undercrown Shady XX by Drew Estate

Undercrown Shady XX by Drew Estate

Undercrown Shady XX by Drew Estate. When you think “cigars and hip-hop” there is one brand that jumps out. It is Drew Estate. Hip-hop originated in New York, just as Drew Estate. And everybody at Drew Estate loves hip-hop, it is the music you hear at their booth...

Procigar cancels Procigar Festival 2021

Procigar cancels Procigar Festival 2021

Procigar cancels Procigar Festival 2021. Where Habanos and the Nicaraguan Tobacco Chamber already canceled the Habanos Festival and Puro Sabor, Procigar was still hoping to be able to host the Procigar Festival 2021. That’s why the association of Dominican Cigar...

Van Dalen Cigars Groningen opens

Van Dalen Cigars Groningen opens

Van Dalen Cigars Groningen opens. Today the brand new Van Dalen Cigars tobacco store in the city of Groningen opens its doors for a soft opening. The largest city in the Northern part of The Netherlands didn’t have a specialized tobacco store since Davidoff closed its...

Stogie Road Cigars finds a new factory

Stogie Road Cigars finds a new factory

Stogie Road Cigars finds a new factory. In the first week of January, Kerr Viajante of Stogie Roads Cigars and Dr. Gaby Kafie of Tabacalera Kafie 1901/San Jeronimo parted ways. This was a mutual decision but it left Stogie Roads Cigars without a manufacturer. And a...

Asylum Cigars meets Carfellas

Asylum Cigars meets Carfellas

Asylum Cigars meets Carfellas. About a decade ago, Discovery Channel had a new reality-tv show about cars. Car shows are popular, but most are about restoring cars. Carfellas was about three Italian American brothers. Three loud brothers who turned their life of crime...

Cigar birthdays in April

Cigar birthdays in April

Cigar birthdays in April. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and we will add him or her. Here are the birthdays for April The birthdays April 3: Erik Nording. Better known for...

Habanos adds new Flor de Cano

Habanos adds new Flor de Cano

Habanos adds new Flor de Cano to regular production. The new Flor de Cano Elegidos is a 5x50 Robusto with the factory name Lirios. The cigar is totalmente a Mano tripa corta. That means that the cigars are totally handmade with short filler tobacco.  By...

Habanos releasing Harimau Malaya

Por Larrañaga gets a fourth vitola

Por Larrañaga gets a fourth vitola. The Por Larrañaga Galanes. It is a short robusto with the factory name Paraisos. This 4¾x50 vitola is quite new to the Habanos portfolio. Only one other cigar carries the same size. It is the Punch Short the Punch, which saw...

Habanos releasing Harimau Malaya

Italy gets a Ramon Allones Edicion Regional

Italy gets a Ramon Allones Edicion Regional. The 2020 exclusivo Italia is going to be a Ramon Allones Noellas. And even though the cigars share the same name as the famous H. Upmann Noellas, it is not the same size. The Ramon Allones Noellas measure 5⅕x42, where the...

HENK releases three new sizes of the HENK Maori cigars

HENK releases three new sizes of the HENK Maori cigars

HENK releases three new sizes of the HENK Maori cigars. And HENK wouldn’t be HENK if they would come in a regular box. The cigars come in beautiful 3D printed travel humidors with five cigars each. And then there are 10-count refill boxes available to refill the 5...

Romeo y Julieta Tacos Edicion Limitada 2018

Romeo y Julieta Tacos Edicion Limitada 2018

Romeo y Julieta Tacos Edicion Limitada 2018. When we hear the word tacos, we don’t automatically think about cigars. On the contrary, we don’t think of cigars at all. We think of the tasty Mexican dish. Yet Habanos called the 2018 Limited Edition of Romeo y Julieta...

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