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Fuentes Breaking Ground On Nicaraguan Factory

Fuentes Breaking Ground On Nicaraguan Factory

Four and a half years after Carlos Fuente Jr. announced plans to build a grand factory in Estelí, Nicaragua, his company is about to break ground on the site.

June 28, 2022
J.C. Newman Opening Rolling School At El Reloj Factory in Tampa

J.C. Newman Opening Rolling School At El Reloj Factory in Tampa

If you’re the hands-on, curious type—or an experience seeker in general—J.C. Newman Cigar Co. can help you take your cigar hobby to the next level.

June 24, 2022
Tobacco Plus Expo Is Getting An Upgrade — And A New Name

Tobacco Plus Expo Is Getting An Upgrade — And A New Name

Tobacco Media Group (TMG), producers of the Tobacco Plus Expo trade show,  has rebranded the event as the “Total Product Expo,” or TPE23.

June 15, 2022
STG Acquires Room101 Cigar Brand

STG Acquires Room101 Cigar Brand

Corporate giant Scandinavian Tobacco Group has purchased boutique brand Room101 Cigars.

June 14, 2022
2022 Big Smoke Meets WhiskeyFest Seminar: Alec Bradley

2022 Big Smoke Meets WhiskeyFest Seminar: Alec Bradley

The trio of Alan, Alec and Bradley Rubin took natural command of the audience, offering an alluring balance between a sentimental family story and a humorous relationship between …

June 1, 2022
2022 Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Seminar: The Legend of Montecristo

2022 Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Seminar: The Legend of Montecristo

Benjamin Menendez and Rafael Nodal talk the history and the future of Montecristo.

June 1, 2022
2022 Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Seminar: Nicaragua

2022 Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Seminar: Nicaragua

The third seminar for 2022's Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest focused on Nicaragua, the No. 1 exporter of cigars to the United States.

June 1, 2022
The Second Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest

The Second Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest

Cigar and whisky lovers gathered for an epic celebration of cigars and whiskies.  

May 31, 2022
A Year To Remember

A Year To Remember

Handmade cigar imports reached more than 450 million units in 2021, the best year since the 1990s.

May 23, 2022