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Nosotros Cigar Brand Discontinued

Gregory Mottola
Posted: September 27, 2010

The Nosotros brand of Nicaraguan cigars has been officially discontinued. A collaboration between Illusione brand owner Dion Giolito and Jonathan Drew, the co-founder of Drew Estate, the short-lived Nosotros line was released at the 2009 IPCPR trade show but did not officially go on sale until the Spring of 2010.

Giolito released this statement today announcing the end of the cigar brand, saying the move was effective immediately:

"Illusione cigars will no longer participate in the Nosotros brand project with Jonathan Drew DBA Drew Estate. After two and a half years, terms for a product delivery date still could not be negotiated. The Nosotros brand/trademark dies in the Drew Estate Factory as per contractual agreement, and will not be made outside of the factory where it originated."

Giolito declined to comment any further on the matter.

When asked for comment, Jonathan Drew of Drew Estate said, "It was an interesting experience."

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Comments   7 comment(s)

Christian A September 27, 2010 5:29pm ET

Say it ain't so!

Matthew C — Fuquay Varina, NC, USA,  —  September 27, 2010 9:24pm ET

That's a shame. It is a damn good cigar.

JAMES BLACKMON — ATHENS, GA, UNITED STATES,  —  September 27, 2010 11:38pm ET

Dion must've seen the black helicopters circling the factory.

GERASIMOS MINETOS — PATRAS, ACHAIA, GREECE,  —  September 28, 2010 2:47am ET

i ust got two boxes and I love them. I guess I have to stock up some more...

Hussein Roshdy September 28, 2010 8:36am ET

Stock up on them people, they might be worth some money 5-10 years from now.

Lee B. September 28, 2010 10:52am ET

This was the most disappointing cigar I've had in recent memory. Unsmokeable.
Hussein, great idea.

Alex Diaz September 30, 2010 10:50am ET

o.O; Well that is an interesting turn of events. I was at IPCPR and was hoping to see finalization on Nosotros. Look out for Illusione Singulare in the meantime.

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