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Gurkha Cigars is now shipping its Havana Legend and Blendmaster’s Cask cigars to stores. Both brands were reintroduced at this year’s IPCPR show. “This year we decided to bring back some of our most loved predicate brands,” said Kaizad Hansotia, CEO of Gurkha Cigars. “The Havana Legend and Masters Cask both are some of our […]
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On Dec. 14, 2017, the Scott Gottlieb of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed some of his agency’s major policy goals for 2018. For the tobacco industry, two topics on the FDA’s agenda will be of great interest: nicotine addiction and the regulation of premium cigars. Gottlieb and the FDA will continue to […]
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When Tim Cavenagh graduated from college and moved to China for work, he discovered that finding a good cigar was a challenge. At the time, China’s cigars tended to be poorly constructed counterfeits, leaving an aficionado like Cavenagh with few options when it came to a good smoke. Each time he visited the U.S. he’d […]
Earlier this evening, Halfwheel broke the news that Gliberto Oliva Sr. (right), founder of Oliva Cigar Co., has passed away at the age of 86. The Oliva family has long and rich history rooted in tobacco, dating back to Melanio Oliva who grew tobacco in Pinar del Río, Cuba in 1886. In 1964, Melanio’s grandson […]
Dylan Austin has been named as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Davidoff of Geneva USA, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Austin replaces Jeffrey Lee, who has held this position for 22 years and is retiring from the company. In this dual-role, Austin will lead strategic and day-to-day oversight of the company’s sales organization […]
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In an effort to streamline its branding, Villiger Cigars has announced that it will be bringing the Cuellar cigar bran d under its umbrella. The brand will now be known as Villiger Cuellar Connecticut Krēmē. “Villiger Cuellar Connecticut Krēmē is one of our most popular cigar brands,” explains Rene Castañeda, president of Villiger Cigars North […]
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To continue to engage with customers and to keep its portfolio of products fresh and modern, Villiger Cigars has repackaged its highly rated Villiger La Libertad in a new and sleeker box. The rebranded Villiger La Libertad will feature red and black colors that were previously used on the cigar band. “The Villiger La Libertad […]
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A group of 29 Republican members of Congress have sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in support of premium cigar exemption from federal regulation. Addressed to Mick Mulvaney, the director of the the OMB, the members of Congress expressed their support of the extension of deadlines that were announced earlier […]
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Burmese Tobacco Trading Company has announced an upcoming collaboration with the world-renowned Robaina tobacco family. Burmese Tobacco Trading Company will be bringing the Don Alejo Robaina Cigar brand to the European, North American, and Asian markets in 2018. Don Alejo Robaina will be dedicated to the memory of Don Alejandro Robaina, considered by many to […]
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On Dec. 6, 2017, the tobacco industry learned of the passing of José Orlando Padrón, founder of the premium cigar brand Padrón Cigars. Since the announcement, the entire cigar industry–manufacturers, retailers and consumers alike–have been expressing their condolences and memories of the legacy of Padrón. On Instagram, Nat Sherman’s Michael Herklots’ thoughts on Padrón echoed […]