Quesada Cigars Releasing Casa Magna TAA Exclusive
The Tobacconists’ Association of America just started its trade show this morning in La Romana, Dominican Republic, and Quesada Cigars is releasing a Casa Magna exclusively for …
Spendy Cigars That Will Set You Back $100 (And More)
Here are several cigars with suggested retail prices of $100 or more per cigar—sometimes shockingly more.
Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Edición Diamante Coming In May
Called Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Edición Diamante, the new cigar line is a subtler expression of the original Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua series.
Aramas From Ozgener Making Debut Next Week
Tim Ozgener is keeping busy in his new venture. Not long after debuting his first brand in years, he is now coming out with Ozgener Family Cigars Aramas.
Expanded Run For Ferio Tego Timeless TAA 2023
Ferio Tego is bringing back its Timeless cigar that’s exclusive to TAA retailers, the same size and blend that sold out last year.
Viaje Honey & Hand Grenades Gets Medieval With Falchion
The line of Viaje cigars rolled to look like sharp weapons now has a new size in its arsenal.
New Regional Edition Cubans For Asia Pacific Market
The global Cuban cigar market known as the Asia Pacific region has received two new Regional Edition cigars made exclusively for that part of the world.
A Regional Edition, 109-Style Quai D’Orsay Just For Switzerland
Though a few years behind schedule, the Quai d’Orsay Sélection Royale is finally being released next week.
More Cuban Cigars Coming From Habanos S.A.
In addition to the major releases announced by Cuba’s cigar industry during the Habanos festival, there are even more new cigars coming from Cuba.
Habanos Festival Concludes With $4.4 Million Cohiba Humidor
Last week, previous records were shattered when a Cohiba humidor sold at auction for 4.2 million euros ($4.4 million).
Western Union Reopens Remittance Services To Cuba
Western Union, one of the leading international money transfer companies, has fully restored its service to Cuba.
A New Bolivar Made Exclusively For Casa Del Habano Shops
The Cuban Bolivar Gold Medal is back, but this time it’s a little thicker and a little snazzier than previous releases.
New FDA Proposal Takes Aim At Tobacco Industry Manufacturing And Distribution
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new proposal that could add more stringent oversight to the manufacturing process of tobacco products, including premium cigars.
California Bill Would Eventually Ban Tobacco Entirely
A California assembly member has introduced a bill aimed at forever banning tobacco sales—including handmade cigars—from people born after January 1, 2007.
Federal Judge Issues Opinion In Favor Of Cigar Industry
The premium cigar industry received good news today as Judge Amit P. Mehta issued his opinion on the lawsuit between the FDA and the three main cigar industry organizations.
Federal Judge Hears Cigar Industry Case Against FDA Regulations
Judge Amit P. Mehta heard arguments in the lawsuit pitting the U.S. Food & Drug Administration against the Cigar Rights of America, Premium Cigar Association and the Cigar …
Delaware Bill For Lower Taxes On Premium Cigars Passes House Committee
Cigar smokers in “The First State” may be getting a tax break in the future.
Miami Judge Rules Cruise Companies Liable For Using Cuban Port Facilities
Judge Beth Bloom wrote that the cruise ship companies had engaged in “trafficking activities” by porting in Havana and bringing passengers to tour the city.
Scandinavian Tobacco Group Coming Back To PCA Trade Show
Scandinavian Tobacco Group was one of four major cigar companies that broke away from the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show in early 2020 in a very public way. Now, STG …
TAA Exclusives 2023—The Complete List
Here is a comprehensive list of the TAA exclusive cigars planned for this year, and the one TAA exclusive accessory.
TAA Moving To The Fall
At the opening meeting of the Tobacconists’ Association of America trade show this morning, the organization announced it was moving next year’s show to the fall.
PCA Moving To Spring: 2024 Show Happening In March
For years, the cigar industry has complained about the summertime date of the Premium Cigar Association’s annual trade show. The PCA listened and next year, the show will be in …
The Factory And Fields Of My Father Cigars In Nicaragua
We walk you through My Father’s vertically-integrated cigar operation, highlighting some of its day-to-day activities at the factory in Estelí as well as a few of its tobacco …
2023 Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest Evening
The third annual Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest was capped off this past Saturday with a lively evening where cigar industry luminaries and passionate aficionados gathered in the same …