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Tabacalera El Artista has several new releases that are scheduled to debut in the final months of 2020 including Buffalo TEN Natural, Puro Ambar and Fugly Claro. Puro Ambar Puro Ambar has been part of El Artista’s original lineup since 2011. Due to difficulty in getting the original material necessary to produce the cigar, the […]
Gurkha Cigar Group has begun shipping San Miguel, the third recent Gurkha offering made at Aganorsa Leaf in Estelí, Nicaragua. San Miguel is described as a Nicaraguan puro made with Aganorsa Leaf’s signature double Nicaraguan binder, including Aganorsa’s Nicaraguan filler and Nicaraguan shade grown corojo. San Miguel will be available in 20 count boxes in […]
Plasencia Cigars has announced the upcoming release of the Alma del Campo Travesia, which will be presented as a box-pressed cigar. This new expression of Alma del Campo by Plasencia is the first line extension since the brand launched at the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) association trade show and convention in 2017. […]
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This year has been a challenge for all small-business owners. With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many stores to close, causing limited-capacity restrictions, curfews and other obstacles, owning a store of any sort has been a true test of spirit and business savviness. Couple that with a niche product like a cigar or pipe and you […]
Imperial Brands PLC has provided an update on the sale of its worldwide premium cigar business. The sale of its business that includes Altadis U.S.A., JR Cigar, Casa de Montecristo and factories including Tabacalera de Garcia has been in the news since April 2019. Earlier this year, it was announced that Imperial Brands has found […]
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Dave Imber has been named vice president of CigarClub.com, a monthly subscription service for cigars. CigarClub.com was launched in 2016 and offers cigar smokers a personalized monthly selection of cigars based on their taste profile and preferences. Imber joined CigarClub.com as its director of marketing. In his new role as vice president, Imber will lead […]
The Trump Administration is imposing new restrictions on Cuba, prohibiting Americans from staying at government-owned hotels in the country as well as making it illegal for them to buy rum or tobacco products. The Treasury Department has modified the U.S.’s embargo regulations, prohibiting the import of rum and tobacco and staying at government hotels, citing […]
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Christopher Moore grew up learning about tobacco, some from his grandparents and some through personal experience. Moore grew up in New York City’s diverse Bronx borough and spent his summers in North Carolina, where he would work alongside his grandmother in the tobacco fields. Though the tobacco he and his grandmother would tend to was […]
Micallef Cigars has announced that it will be discontinuing selling its cigars to Meier & Dutch, Cigars International, Thompson Cigar and Cigar.com. Additionally, Micallef will be buying back its inventory from these retail outlets. Micallef’s intent with this move is to double down on brick and mortar retailers, which will now become the exclusive source […]
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In a press release, Veritas Cigars’ Chris Weber has announced he is transferring the U.S. operations portion of his business to Jason Lois, who will serve as the company’s CEO. Lois’ responsibilities will include growing Veritas’ business in the mid-Atlantic region while also working toward finding a person to work that region in the longterm. […]