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Third-generation cigar makers Eric and Bobby Newman and Congresswoman Kathy Castor (D-Tampa) have teamed up to relaunch the grassroots campaign “Save Cigar City.” This campaign urges cigar enthusiasts and proponents to submit comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking that it exempt premium cigars from federal regulation in order to save Tampa’s […]
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Ventura Cigar Company is adding another industry vet to its marketing team–Brian Massey. Massey got his start in the tobacco industry working at JR Cigar back in 2011 as a graphic designer and email marketing strategist. From there he became a product merchant and content creator. He moved to California in 2017 and began working […]
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Macanudo, CAO, Borkum Riff, Captain Black, Bugler, Bali Shag and Cafe Creme are just a few of the more than 200 brands that Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) produces in the premium handmade cigar, pipe tobacco, roll-your-own and mass market cigar segments worldwide. Each of these well-known and best-loved brands is a market leader in its […]
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Drew Estate is announcing the pre-release of Liga Privada No. 9 Corona Viva exclusively for Cigars International’s 15th annual CIGARfest. The No. 9 Corona Viva is the first new release to the core sizes of the Liga Privada line since 2008. It will have a Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf Oscuro wrapper, Plantation-grown Brazilian Mata Fina […]
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Gurkha Cigars is partnering exclusively with Kretek Canada to distribute its premium cigar brands throughout Canada. Gurkha’s brands include Grand Reserve, Cellar Reserve, Seduction, Ghost and Master Select, among many others. Through this partnership, Gurkha hopes to not only make its cigars more available in the Canadian marketplace but to also increase brand awareness through […]
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CAO Esteli has been blended exclusively for the 2018 Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) conference’s attendees and it will be available beginning in August 2018. Handmade at Scandinavian Tobacco Group’s Estelí, Nicaragua, factory and crafted according to CAO’s tradition of award-winning cigars, CAO Esteli is composed of hand-selected leaves from Nicaragua, Honduras and the Dominican […]
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Casa Fernandez has announced that it is rebranding itself as Aganorsa Leaf. The Miami-based manufacturer owns such brands as JFR, Lunatic and Guardian of the Farm and is changing its name and logo to align with the Fernandez family’s huge leaf growing operation in Nicaragua. Owned and operated by Eduardo Fernandez and is son Max, […]
Camacho Coyolar is making a return to the marketplace, Camacho Cigars announced in a recent press release. Camacho Coyolar is a spicy and flavorful smoke that incorporates “Single Farm Vintage” Criollo tobaccos grown in volcanic soils in a 15-acre farm located at the base of a mountain that joins Nicaragua and Honduras. The land’s mineral-rich […]
In part 2 of National Pride, Tobacco Business continues to examine the history of Joya de Nicaragua as it celebrates its 50th anniversary . We’re in the 2000s as Nicaraguan cigars begin to take their place at the forefront and the industry and the company begins to make waves in the U.S. market through its […]
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Claudio Sgroi, president and master blender at Mombacho Cigars, wants to redefine how the cigar industry thinks of the word boutique as it’s used to describe a premium cigar company. While boutique may be used to refer to a small handmade cigar operation, like Mombacho, Sgroi strongly suggests the word should also be used to […]