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Here we go again–the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is looking at regulating premium cigars but this time around, it wants to hear what you think. The federal agency has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) specifically on the subject of regulating premium cigars. This week, the FDA issued an ANPRM seeking […]
Villiger Cigars is celebrating its 130 anniversary with the launch of its first ever Villiger-branded cigar lounge in the Americas. The company announced that the ABAM Cigar Factory in Santo Domingo–where all of Villiger’s Dominican-made cigars are produced–will be home to the first of a series of Villiger lounges. It is set to open in […]
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When he was 19 years old, Juan Lopez had his first cigar at San Francisco’s Just a Cigar. That first cigar—a Joya de Nicaragua—was a precursor to what would not only become a passion for Lopez but also a profession. When the Cigar Boom of the mid-1990s hit, Lopez landed a job with Caribbean Cigar […]
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TripAdvisor (tripadvisor.com) has ranked Casa Favilli, also known as Mombacho Cigars, as the top tourist destination in Granada, Nicaragua. In 2017, Casa Favilli was the most visited cigar factory in Nicaragua. It was also awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2017. “Casa Favilli is more than a cigar factory – it is an historical […]
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If it’s true that adversity that doesn’t kill us, rather it only makes us stronger, then Nicaragua’s first cigar factory, Joya de Nicaragua, is the unquestioned strength champion of the Nicaraguan cigar industry. Since its founding in Estelí in 1968, the company has experienced the ups and downs of Nicaragua’s tumultuous last 50 years, which […]
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J.C. Newman Cigar Company has announced personnel changes within its marketing department. Kara Guagliardo (left) and Monica Foster (right) have been announced as the the co-marketing directors of the company, effective immediately. Guagliardo and Foster will work together to develop and execute all marketing strategies for the company while also managing its communications and media […]
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Ever dreamed of having your own smoking shed? That dream could become a reality thanks to Cornelius & Anthony and Espinosa Premium Cigars who have teamed up for a promotion where a customized smoking shed will be given away. Made from treated wood, a metal roof, and double barn doors, the 120 sq. ft. shed […]
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Every year in business is worth celebrating but when a company reaches a milestone such as its 50th anniversary, that’s even more reason to take pause and marvel at its accomplishments. That’s the case for Joya de Nicargua who back in 1968 became the first tobacco factory to craft premium handmade cigars. As a pioneer […]
Aesop’s fable about the tortoise and the hare teaches the valuable lesson that victory doesn’t always go to the swift, especially when the competition rewards the slow and steady approach. Slow and steady was the goal in the Dominican Republic on Feb. 22, when the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) hosted a qualifying round during […]
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In celebration of Macanudo’s 50th anniversary, General Cigar Co. has announced the upcoming launch of Macanudo Inspirado Red. This fiery new addition to the Inspirado cigar line is described by the company as being a bold, full-bodied cigar that “represents the marriage of rich volcanic soil and profound aging techniques to achieve unmatched strength and […]