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Viva Republica Culebra Debuting

A new culebra, a rare cigar shape made of three panetelas braided and banded together, is about to debut courtesy of Viva...more

Posted: March 11, 2015    By Andrew Nagy

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Montecristo Social Club Roadshow Starts

After throwing two successful cigar cocktail parties on consecutive nights in two different Florida cities, the Montecristo Social Club is hitting...more

Posted: March 10, 2015    By Andrew Nagy

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EP Carrillo Short Run Ships, Europe-Only Cigars Now in U.S.

The 2015 Short Run, a small-batch cigar series from Ernesto Perez-Carrillo's EPC Cigar Co., is making its way to cigar stores now, weeks after the...more

Posted: March 9, 2015    By Andrew Nagy

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Cigar Ratings—2014 By the Numbers

Which country makes the highest-rated cigars? What size performs best? How many 90-point scores are awarded each year? These questions are pertinent...more

Posted: March 6, 2015    By Gregory Mottola / David Clough

Cuba : Latest News

New Holographic Cohiba Bands Arriving

Cuba has a new look for its most famous cigar band. Cuban Cohibas bearing an upgraded cigar band are making their debut in cigar shops. The...more

Posted: March 6, 2015    By David Savona

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MB&F Shows Off Sci-Fi, Steampunk Style Timepieces

"The gallery remains a constant surprise to us," says Charris Yadigaroglou, chief communications officer at MB&F, the avant-garde watchmaker that...more

Posted: March 5, 2015    By Laurie Kahle

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The Winery, Newport Beach, California

In California, conscious efforts, to say the least, must be made if an establishment wants to provide a smoking area that is relatively convenient to...more

Posted: March 4, 2015    By Alejandro Benes

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World’s Largest Davidoff Store Headed to Florida

Renowned for its rich cigar heritage, Tampa, Florida, is about to add a modern giant to its bustling cigar bar and retail scene. A new "Davidoff of...more

Posted: March 3, 2015    By David Clough

Cuba : Latest News

Habanos Festival Concludes, Honors Montecristo’s 80th Anniversary

The 17th annual Festival del Habano closed with a gala celebration last Friday at the Pabexpo convention space in Havana. An auction of six custom...more

Posted: March 2, 2015    By Gordon Mott

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Oban’s Newest Small Whisky

Sometimes it seems as though a lot is small about Oban single-malt Scotch whisky-from its clipped name to its matchbox distillery to its single pair...more

Posted: February 27, 2015    By Jack Bettridge

Cuba : Latest News

2013–14 Cuban Tobacco Harvest May Be Worst in 20 Years

There have been persistent rumors about severe tobacco shortages in the Cuban cigar industry, especially wrappers. Speculation swirled around an...more

Posted: February 26, 2015    By Gordon Mott

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Nebraska Passes Cigar Bar Exemption Bill

Legal smoking could return to Nebraska's cigar bars and shops as early as March after the state's legislature recently approved a bill that...more

Posted: February 25, 2015    By Andrew Nagy

Cuba : Latest News

Habanos S.A. Predicts Big U.S. Sales, Shows 2015 Cigars

Cuban cigar sales in the United States could reach between 70 and 90 million cigars a year if the 53-year-old trade embargo between the two nations...more

Posted: February 24, 2015    By Gordon Mott

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RyJ By Romeo Gets Corona Size

Altadis U.S.A. Inc.'s Romeo y Julieta brands have grown over the past few weeks, first with the launch of Romeo Añejo by Romeo y Julieta—a vintage...more

Posted: February 23, 2015    By David Clough

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La Flor Dominicanas Rolled by Litto Gomez

A rarity will go on the auction block tonight at the ProCigar Festival in Santiago, Dominican Republic—a box of 100 cigars made entirely by Litto...more

Posted: February 20, 2015    By David Savona

Cuba : Latest News

Habanos Appoints New Co-President

Inocente Núñez Blanco has been named the new co-president of Habanos S.A., replacing Walfrido Hernandez Mesa, who had been in charge since...more

Posted: February 19, 2015    By Gordon Mott

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New Quesada Reserva Privada Features 18-Year-Old Tobacco

Quesada Cigars unveiled its newest cigar project during its ProCigar Festival factory tour yesterday and company owner Manuel Quesada says "It's the...more

Posted: February 19, 2015    By Andrew Nagy

Cigar Toy : Cigar Toy

Xikar M8 Metal Cutter

Cigar accessories maker Xikar is adding a touch of refinement to its big ring gauge cutter segment with its new M8, a double-guillotine with a...more

Posted: February 18, 2015    By Andrew Nagy

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Oliva Responds to Massive Demand for Melanio

The demand for Oliva Cigar Co.'s Oliva Serie V Melanio Figurado has soared since being named Cigar of the Year by Cigar Aficionado. Limits on tobacco...more

Posted: February 17, 2015    By David Savona

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Glemorangie Goes Against the Grain

A common direction in whisky-making is that the barley strains used in malting are constantly evolving because degraded disease resistance and...more

Posted: February 13, 2015    By Jack Bettridge

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