Canteros and Fratello donate to victims Mosque shooting

Six days ago, on Friday, March 15, a white nationalist terrorist attacked two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. With those attacks, he killed fifty mosque visitors and injured another fifty. Just to put it in perspective, fifty casualties equals almost...

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Dunbarton comes with new Mi Querida

The New Hampshire based Two Guys Smoke Shop releases a store exclusive limited edition each year, right before independence day. Fireworks are a big part of the independence day celebrations, so the cigars are called firecrackers. And they look like firecrackers. 3½...

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Canteros gets a ne​w website

Canteros.nz, the official source for all non-Cuban cigars in New Zealand, will launch a new website tomorrow. The company is following J.C. Newman and PDR, who also launched a new website in the last few weeks. Tired of not being able to buy non-Cuban cigars in their...

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El Viajante releases first cigar

Viajante Stogie Road is an American vlog about cigar shops and humidors. Owner and founder Kerry was traveling America and visited cigar shop and lounges whenever he had the chance. And he decided to vlog about it, Viajante Stogie Road was born. Viajante means...

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Marrero Artistico available in Australia

Felix Gonzalez is a veteran in the cigar industry, having worked for Arturo Fuente, La Flor Dominicana, and Davidoff. And last year he teamed up with Marrero cigar company. And this partnership led to the opening of a brand new factory in Tamboril. Owning a factory...

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Finally a cigar event in Australia

Rocky Patel is coming to Australia, and that's a rarity since it's the first time in several decades that a well-known cigar manufacturer comes down under. The event will take place on January 28th at the Blue Room on the world famous Bondi Beach. Tickets are for sale...

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Limited production Kafie 1901 sampler coming

Five years ago, Kafie Cigars, opened their own brand new factory Tabacalera G. Kafie y Cia in Danli, Honduras and they will celebrate the lustrum with a sampler. The Kafie 1901 sampler contains all 6x52 toro vitolas, which are exclusively made for this celebratory...

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Dunbarton lands in New Zealand

Canteros, the sole distributor of non-Cuban cigars for New Zealand, managed to get another shipment in before the tax hike of January first. Each and every single blend and vitola from Steve Saka's Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust, including some unicorns. Sobremesa,...

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New Joya de Nicaragua for New Zealand

A few days ago, we wrote about the tax hike in New Zealand, but just in time distributor Canteros managed to get a few shipments in under the old tax tariffs. Including in the shipment are some cigars that are brand new for the Kiwi cigar aficionados. Joya de...

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Cigar tax hike for New Zealand

In 2016, the New Zealand government released a plan to increase the tobacco tax with four steps of 10%, and effectively January first, the third step will be effective. The new tax for homogenized tobacco, often used in low-grade cigarillos will be $1317,93 per kilo...

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Birthdays and events
March 24
Emma Viktorsson (Freya Cigars)
, EVENT: La Casa del Habano, Chester
, Juergen W Roder (Perdomo Cigars)
March 26
EVENT: Nicaraguan night, Turmeaus, Liverpool
, Joshua Meerapfel (Fuente Meerapfel)
March 27
CSWC Qualifier, Bangkok, Thailand
, EVENT: Fratello event, Cigarworld, Dusseldorf
March 28
EVENT: Maya Selva Cigar Tasting at Club & Volutes - Paris
March 30
CSWC Qualifier, Hanoi, Vietnam
, EVENT: Davidoff & Antique Pappy van Winkel pairing, Turmeaus, Liverpool
April 6
CSWC Qualifier, Paris, France
April 12
EVENT: Oliva event, Cigarworld, Dusseldorf
April 13
CSWC Qualifier, Beirut, Libanon
April 14
EVENT: Turmeaus Knutsford
April 17
EVENT: Jean Nicot Chapter evening - Paris
April 19
CSWC Qualifier, St Petersburg, Russia
, EVENT: La Gran Fumada, St Petersburg, Russia
April 20
CSWC Qualifier, St Petersburg, Russia
, EVENT: La Gran Fumada, St Petersburg, Russia
April 21
CSWC Qualifier, St Petersburg, Russia
, EVENT: La Gran Fumada, St Petersburg, Russia
April 24
Riste Riatevski (Jas Sum Kral)
April 25
Nick Melillo (Foundation)
April 26
CSWC Qualifier, Austria
April 27
CSWC Qualifier, Austria
, Jeremy Casdagli (Bespoke)
April 28
CSWC Qualifier, Austria
April 30
CSWC Qualifier, Makarska, Croatia
May 5
Robert Ibarra (Don Ibarra)
May 14
Daniel Guerrero (El Viejo Continente)
, EVENT: Turrent event, Turmeaus, Liverpool
May 16
EVENT: Ted Bogers Cigar Night, Alblasserdam
May 22
EVENT: Turmeaus Knutsford
May 25
CSWC Qualifier, Copenhagen, Denmark
, EVENT: Big Smoke Copenhagen, Denmark
, Gerard Hayes (Nicoya)
May 27
CSWC Qualifier, Oslo, Norway
June 1
CSWC Qualifier, Sweden
June 3
Art Garcia (Antigua Esteli Cigars)
June 4
EVENT: El Artista event, Cigarworld, Dusseldorf
June 7
Philip Zanghi (Debonaire)
, Sasja van Horssen (Ilja Cigars)
June 8
CSWC Qualifier, Romania
, EVENT: Noche del Habano, Brussels
June 12
Bradley Rubin (Alec Bradley)
, CSWC Qualifier, Finland
, CSWC Qualifier, Luxembourg
June 13
EVENT: Amicigar weekend, Italy
June 14
CSWC Qualifier, Italy
, CSWC Qualifier, Talinn, Estonia
, EVENT: Amicigar weekend, Italy
June 15
EVENT: Amicigar weekend, Italy
June 16
CSWC Qualifier, Talinn, Estonia
, EVENT: Amicigar weekend, Italy
June 19
EVENT: La Casa del Habano, Chester
, EVENT: Turmeaus Knutsford