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Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Postponed Until October

Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Postponed Until October

With the Coronavirus outbreak affecting people all over the United States, the inaugural Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest 2020 has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 31.

March 19, 2020
Drew Estate Postpones Florida Barn Smoker Amid Outbreak

Drew Estate Postpones Florida Barn Smoker Amid Outbreak

In response to the current Coronavirus outbreak, Drew Estate announced yesterday that the Florida Barn Smoker will be rescheduled for November 13 and 14.

March 19, 2020
[Update] Covid-19: Cigar Factories React to Viral Outbreak

[Update] Covid-19: Cigar Factories React to Viral Outbreak

Cuba's factories remain open despite four confirmed cases of the Coronavirus, and J.C. Newman Cigars comments on keeping its factories open in Tampa and Nicaragua. With now 12 …

March 17, 2020
Arturo Fuente Names José Blanco as Director of Sales, Eastern Hemisphere

Arturo Fuente Names José Blanco as Director of Sales, Eastern Hemisphere

Industry veteran José Blanco has joined Arturo Fuente Cigar Co. as the director of sales, eastern hemisphere for Fuente, tasked with building Fuente’s international business.

March 12, 2020
TAA Postpones 52nd Annual Convention Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

TAA Postpones 52nd Annual Convention Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) global outbreak, the Tobacconists Association of America announced it has postponed its 52nd annual meeting and convention.

March 12, 2020
Dominican Cigarmakers Host 13th Annual ProCigar Festival

Dominican Cigarmakers Host 13th Annual ProCigar Festival

Hundreds of enthusiasts trekked from all over the world to the Dominican Republic for the 13th annual ProCigar festival, a weeklong celebration of the island nation's cigar …

March 4, 2020
STG Has a Good Year Despite A Drop In Handmade Cigar Sales

STG Has a Good Year Despite A Drop In Handmade Cigar Sales

Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S, the Danish tobacco giant, saw sales increase and profits climb in the double digits despite a decrease in volume for handmade cigars.

March 3, 2020
Habanos Reports on 2019

Habanos Reports on 2019

Cuba’s cigar company faced the press on the opening morning of the Habanos Festival, announcing its performance for 2019.

February 24, 2020
Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Cigar List and Seminars Announced

Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Cigar List and Seminars Announced

Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest is less than two months away, and a partial list of the premium smokes and spirits attendees will be able to enjoy has been revealed, along with the …

February 13, 2020