cigars

New Cuban Juan Lopez Going On Sale This Week

New Cuban Juan Lopez Going On Sale This Week

There’s a pricey new Juan Lopez going on sale this week.

December 7, 2021
U.K. Cuban Cigar Distributor Releases Boxes of Aged Stock

U.K. Cuban Cigar Distributor Releases Boxes of Aged Stock

Hunters & Frankau, the regional distributor of Cuban cigars for the United Kingdom, has been sitting on reserves of aged stock for decades that are now being released under …

December 6, 2021
Serino Cigar Creates Artistic Branch, Ships New Elenor Rose

Serino Cigar Creates Artistic Branch, Ships New Elenor Rose

Serino Cigar Co. has formed a new division within the company called Studio Serino, an artistic, experimental branch that seeks to utilize unique tobaccos, alternate packaging and …

December 3, 2021
La Palina 125 Años Shipping Now, KB Next Week

La Palina 125 Años Shipping Now, KB Next Week

The month of December is kicking off with two new releases from La Palina.

December 2, 2021
PCA Exclusive Alec Bradley Magic Toast Now Shipping

PCA Exclusive Alec Bradley Magic Toast Now Shipping

For those who enjoy square cigars.

November 30, 2021
12 Smaller Cigars For Thanksgiving

12 Smaller Cigars For Thanksgiving

It’s turkey time.

November 24, 2021

cuba

Cuba Reopens to Tourism as Government Quells Protest Effort

Cuba Reopens to Tourism as Government Quells Protest Effort

In anticipation of the holiday season, the island of Cuba officially reopened for tourism on Monday.

November 16, 2021
Cuba’s Habanos Festival Returning in 2022

Cuba’s Habanos Festival Returning in 2022

Cuba’s biggest cigar party is coming back.

October 19, 2021
Cuba to Fully Reopen to Tourism in November

Cuba to Fully Reopen to Tourism in November

The island of Cuba will fully reopen to tourism on November 15.

September 17, 2021
U.S. Authorizes Limited Humanitarian Cargo Flights to Cuba

U.S. Authorizes Limited Humanitarian Cargo Flights to Cuba

The Biden administration has quietly approved a limited number of small cargo flights ferrying humanitarian aid to the island.

August 26, 2021
Thousands Take To Streets In Cuba

Thousands Take To Streets In Cuba

Cities and towns around Cuba on Sunday broke out into public demonstrations against the government.

July 13, 2021
Italian Humidor With Aged Cuban Cigars

Italian Humidor With Aged Cuban Cigars

Celebrate Italy's Euro Cup victory with this new Italian humidor filled with aged, Regional Edition Cuban cigars.

July 12, 2021

legislation

North Carolina Gets Cigar Tax Max

North Carolina Gets Cigar Tax Max

Applause is in order for the Tar Heel State.

December 2, 2021
Michigan Tobacco Tax Cap Approved by Governor

Michigan Tobacco Tax Cap Approved by Governor

A major victory took place yesterday morning.

November 5, 2021
Michigan Tobacco Tax Cap Passed by State Senate

Michigan Tobacco Tax Cap Passed by State Senate

Michigan retailers and cigar smokers get victory on tax cap.

October 28, 2021
D.C. Court Rules Against Cigar Industry, Rejects Appeal In FDA Lawsuit

D.C. Court Rules Against Cigar Industry, Rejects Appeal In FDA Lawsuit

A Washington D.C. Court of Appeals has delivered a blow to the cigar industry.

July 21, 2021
Bill To Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA Regulation Returns to House

Bill To Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA Regulation Returns to House

The cigar bill is back—again.

June 22, 2021
J.C. Newman Hoping To Import Cuban Tobacco

J.C. Newman Hoping To Import Cuban Tobacco

Newman is asking the U.S. to rethink its position on importing Cuban tobacco leaf.

June 3, 2021

cigar industry

Tobacco Veteran Generoso Eiroa, 1935—2021

Tobacco Veteran Generoso Eiroa, 1935—2021

Generoso Eiroa, who spent 70 years working in the tobacco business in just about every major tobacco-producing country, died on Friday.

December 7, 2021
Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Hires Jorge Luís Fernández Maique

Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Hires Jorge Luís Fernández Maique

Star cigarmaker Ernesto Perez-Carrillo has hired Cuban cigar industry veteran Jorge Luís Fernández Maique to help run his cigar business.

December 1, 2021
TAA Begins Submission Period for Limited-Edition Cigars

TAA Begins Submission Period for Limited-Edition Cigars

The Tobacconists’ Association of America began its submission period for the 2022 TAA Exclusive Series.

November 29, 2021
Cigar Association of America Announces New President

Cigar Association of America Announces New President

David Ozgo will be named the next president of the Cigar Association of America.

November 16, 2021
Cigar Shipments Continue to Climb

Cigar Shipments Continue to Climb

Shipments of premium, handmade cigars continue to impress.

November 11, 2021
2021 Big Smoke Las Vegas: Photo Gallery

2021 Big Smoke Las Vegas: Photo Gallery

Big Smoke Las Vegas weekend was filled with fine cigars, spirits and friends.

November 10, 2021
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