The peculiar stories of parallel brands, cigars that share the same names but are made in separate countries.
Altadis U.S.A. will be introducing the Montecristo Nicaragua Series as the fifth addition the core line of non-Cuban Montecristos.
Punch Diablo, which is being rolled in Nicaragua by A.J. Fernandez, is the first Punch from brand owner General Cigar made outside of Honduras.
Altadis U.S.A, makers of the non-Cuban Montecristo brand, has settled its dispute with boutique company Figaro Cigars over the use of its fleur- de-lis trademark.
With a rich counterfeit market hawking fake Cubans throughout the Caribbean and other tourist destinations, it’s easy for any cigar enthusiast to get duped into buying a bogus Cuban.
The Punch Sir David is a new Regional Edition cigar created to honor the late Sir David Tang, founder and chairman of Pacific Cigar Co. Ltd.
Fans of Punch cigars are going to have a new version next month—the Punch Gran Puro Nicaragua. The cigars are made in Honduras at the STG Danlí factory (a.k.a. HATSA), and are loaded with Nicaraguan …
The rest of Cuba’s 2017 Edición Limitada cigars are finally making it to global markets, albeit slowly.
Cigar sales—both handmade and machine-made—were down in 2017 at Scandinavian Tobacco Group, the parent of General Cigar Co., maker of Macanudo, La Gloria Cubana and a host of other cigars.
A cabinet filled with 500 Punch Coronas was the most expensive item sold during an online auction of vintage Cuban cigars held last week. The cigars, which were produced in Cuba during the 1950s, …
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