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Asylum Seven are inbound for The Netherlands

Asylum Seven are inbound for The Netherlands. In 2012, former Camacho and Davidoff regional sales manager Tom Lazuka and his former employer Christian Eiroa launched their collaboration: Asylum cigars. The idea came from Lazuka, as he noticed that there was a high...

Joya de Nicaragua book now online

Joya de Nicaragua book now online. In 2018, Joya de Nicaragua released a book and a cigar line to commemorate its 50th anniversary. The book is written by Nick Hammond, and the cigar scored well in many reviews. And now you can browse the book online for free....

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 March. The birthdays April 3: Erik Nording. The legendary...

Asylum Seven are inbound for The Netherlands

Asylum Seven are inbound for...

Joya de Nicaragua book now online

Joya de Nicaragua book now online. In 2018, Joya...
Hiram & Solomon Fellow Craft Robusto

Hiram & Solomon Fellow Craft Robusto

Hiram & Solomon Fellow Craft Robusto. Freemasons George Dakrat and Fouad Kashouty are passionate cigar smokers. For years they wondered why there weren’t any cigars with the Freemason symbol. After years of research and getting the right approval, they made 1000...

Soil to Soul Episode Nine

Soil to Soul Episode Nine

Soil to Soul Episode Nine. For the last few months, Ministry of Cigars and friends have been hosting a Facebook Live called Soil to Soul. Now, this is purely for fun and we do the Facebook live shows quite irregularly. Keep an eye out on the Ministry of Cigars...

What can cigar factory owners do

What can cigar factory owners do

What can cigar factory owners do to help the workers during a closedown? As we all know, the cigar producing countries aren’t rich countries. They are all developing countries with a low standard of living. So shutting down factories, either mandatory or voluntary, is...

Weekly news week 12 2020

Weekly news week 12 2020

Weekly news week 12 2020. We started the week with a list of 5 boutique brands that we think will stand the test of time. And we published episode eight of Soil to Soul.  Reviews and virtual herfing This week we reviewed two cigars, as usual. The first cigar we...

CSWC cancels all qualifiers for the 2020 season

CSWC cancels all qualifiers for the 2020 season

CSWC cancels all qualifiers for the 2020 season until the end of May. On a post on Facebook, the organization behind the Cigar Smoking World Championship announced that they canceled all qualification events for the 2020 season at least until May.  In the next two...

Light ‘em up introduces a virtual cigar lounge

Light ‘em up introduces a virtual cigar lounge

Light ‘em up introduces a virtual cigar lounge. The Austrian entrepreneur Reinhard Pohorec and Cigar Journal Magazine collaborate in the world premiere of the brand new Light 'em Up Community & Lounge.  Virtual herfing According to a press release, Pohorec...

Covid-19 has reached Nicaragua

Covid-19 has reached Nicaragua

Covid-19 has reached Nicaragua. Officially Nicaragua has one case of covid-19. A 40-year-old Nicaraguan male who visited Panama tested positive for the virus. Yet there are rumors that there are at least 2 cases in the capital of the cigar industry, Esteli. According...

Dominican cigar factories shut down as well

Dominican cigar factories shut down as well

Dominican cigar factories shut down as well. A few days after the mandatory shut down of cigar factories in Honduras, some Dominican factories follow suit. With the difference that the closure of factories is voluntary and not government forced. So far, Tabacalera...

Talu Signature Toro

Talu Signature Toro

Talu Signature Toro. Indonesia has a long history of tobacco. And a long history in cigars, yet not in premium handmade longfillers. Most of the cigars hailing from the South East Asian country are machine-made dry-cured shortfillers. And of the cigar tobacco that’s...

How to support your favorite B&M

How to support your favorite B&M

How to support your favorite B&M during the covid-19 crisis. Many countries or states within countries have taken drastic measures in the fight against the covid-19 virus. From total lockdown in countries such as Malaysia, Austria, Italy, Belgium and many more to...

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Birthdays and events
April 3
Erik Nording (Nording Pipes & Cigars)
April 10
Manolo Quesada (Quesada Cigars)
April 17
Michael Serota (Alec Bradley)
April 20
Todd Vance (Padilla)
April 24
Riste Riatevski (Jas Sum Kral)
April 25
Nick Melillo (Foundation)
April 27
Jeremy Casdagli (Bespoke)

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