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Puro Sabor 2020 Celebrates Nicaraguan Cigar Industry

Puro Sabor 2020 Celebrates Nicaraguan Cigar Industry

Premium cigar lovers from all over the world flew to Nicaragua, the leading producer of handmade cigars, to participate in the country’s largest cigar and tobacco celebration.

January 27, 2020
Cigar Imports Show Signs of Cooling Down

Cigar Imports Show Signs of Cooling Down

After four years of impressive growth, the U.S. market for premium, handmade cigars is showing signs of slowing.

January 23, 2020
Kretek International Pulls Out of PCA

Kretek International Pulls Out of PCA

Kretek International Inc., owners of Phillips & King and Ventura Cigar Co., announced today that it won’t be attending the next PCA cigar convention.

January 22, 2020
More Cigar Companies Voice Support for PCA

More Cigar Companies Voice Support for PCA

Since the announcement that four big cigar companies were pulling out of the annual Premium Cigar Association trade show, several cigar companies and organizations have come …

January 21, 2020
Major Cigar Companies Pull out of PCA Trade Show

Major Cigar Companies Pull out of PCA Trade Show

Four of the biggest companies in the premium cigar business will not be attending the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show this summer.

January 10, 2020
Cigar Aficionado Magazine Is Hiring

Cigar Aficionado Magazine Is Hiring

Cigar Aficionado is seeking an assistant editor/assistant web manager with web and magazine experience to join its New York City staff.

January 9, 2020
STG Acquires Royal Agio for $235 Million

STG Acquires Royal Agio for $235 Million

Scandinavian Tobacco Group has completed the acquisition of Royal Agio Cigars for 210 million euros (about $235 million).

January 2, 2020
2020 Cigar Events Calendar

2020 Cigar Events Calendar

The year 2020 will be a busy one for cigar events. Many are open to consumers, while some are restricted to the trade.

December 27, 2019
New Oliva Factory Opens in Nicaragua

New Oliva Factory Opens in Nicaragua

Oliva Cigars formally opened its renovated Tabolisa 1 cigar factory at a December 18 ceremony in Estelí, the town where most Nicaraguan cigars are rolled.

December 19, 2019