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This week, J.C. Newman Cigar Company began distributing 100,000 postcards to premium cigar retailers across the country as part of its “Save Cigar City” campaign. The postcards, which are pre-addressed to the FDA, allow Americans who enjoy fine cigars to submit comments urging that the FDA exempt premium cigars from regulation. The FDA’s deadline for […]
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Following the full integration of Oliva Cigar Company into its global cigar group, J. Cortès is announcing several personnel changes that will impact its Asia and Middle East business operations. Emmanuel Claerbout has been named the export manager for the Asia Pacific region. Claerbout joined the company in 2017 and he will succeed Tissa Dissanayaka, […]
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Shore Thing Cigars, opened by Paul Copeland and country music artist Luke Bryan, is teaming up with Crowned Head Cigars for a special release. The Shore Thing Cigars release with Crowned Heads was handmade in the Dominican Republic and features an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper, Nicaraguan binder and filler tobaccos from Nicaragua. The cigar was produced […]
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Industry veteran David Lafferty has joined Nat Sherman International as its new executive director of premium cigar sales, the company has announced in a recent press release. Lafferty will lead Nat Sherman’s wholesale efforts and will report to Michael Herklots, the company’s vice president of retail and brand development. “I’ve known David for more than […]
Most about-to-be-married couples busy themselves debating which caterer to use or where to go on their honeymoon. Not Gary and Barbara Kolesaire, who decided to start their marriage and their own business at roughly the same time. “We were about to be married, and I mentioned to the guy who owned the shop, ‘If you […]
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Altria Group, Inc. just announced a major restructuring aimed at maximizing its core tobacco businesses and increase innovation. This comes as the big tobacco company works toward becoming the U.S. leader in authorized, non-combustible, reduced-risk products. As part of this restructuring, Altria Group is setting up two different divisions–one dedicated to core tobacco and the […]
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A.J. Fernandez and General Cigar Company’s Diesel brand have collaborated to create Whiskey Row, a cigar collection developed in partnership with Rabbit Hole Bourbon. Whiskey Row features binder leaves aged in bourbon barrels in a proprietary process developed by Fernandez to enhance the cigar’s profile. According to Diesel Senior Brand Manager Justin Andrews, “The partnership […]
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Aganorsa Leaf, formerly known as Casa Fernandez, is teaming up with social cigar app Cigar Dojo for an exclusive release. The Aganorsa Leaf ReviveR is a medium-bodied cigar with aromatic cabinet spices and notes of sweet cedar, honeysuckle, allspice, butter and rock candy. Max Fernández, part-owner of Aganorsa Leaf, hand-selected a blend of Aganorsa leaves […]
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Support in the U.S. Senate continues to grow in favor of premium cigar exemption. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) became the 21st member of the U.S. Senate to sign on as a co-sponsor to S. 294, also known as the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act. Originally introduced by Florida Senators Marco Rubio […]
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As part of its continuing global expansion, Villiger Cigars has announced the opening of Villiger Do Brasil, a new factory based in Brazil. Translating from Portuguese to “Villiger of Brazil”, Villiger Do Brasil is the next evolution of Villiger’s ongoing relationship and use of Brazilian tobacco, which dates back to its launch back in 1888. […]