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EPC’s TAA Exclusive Will Be Thickest Encore to Date

EPC’s TAA Exclusive Will Be Thickest Encore to Date

Ernesto Perez-Carrillo has applied his love for making thick cigars to the special-edition Encore TAA 656, a chunky smoke made exclusively for the Tobacconists Association of …

March 25, 2020
Crowned Heads to Debut New Version of Four Kicks

Crowned Heads to Debut New Version of Four Kicks

Crowned Heads is going back to its roots to reignite the Four Kicks collection with the Capa Especial, in collaboration with Cigar Aficionado  Hall of Famer Ernesto Perez-Carrill…

March 23, 2020
Multiple Cigar Factories Shut Down in the Dominican Republic

Multiple Cigar Factories Shut Down in the Dominican Republic

Tabacalera de Garcia Ltd. and General Cigar Dominicana announced today that they are closing as a precautionary measure against the pandemic.

March 20, 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
Four Irish Whiskies to Pair With Your Next Cigar

Four Irish Whiskies to Pair With Your Next Cigar

The world of Irish whiskey has enjoyed a bit of a resurgence in recent years. We paired four standout whiskies from The Emerald Isle with a pair of outstanding smokes from our …

March 17, 2020
22 Cigars That You Should Smoke Right Now

22 Cigars That You Should Smoke Right Now

The February Cigar Aficionado tasting was an impressive showing overall. Out of the 80 cigars reviewed in that blind tasting, 32 smokes scored 90 points or higher, outstanding on …

March 11, 2020
La Aurora TAA Exclusivo Hitting Stores in April

La Aurora TAA Exclusivo Hitting Stores in April

A Dominican binder, Dominican and Pennsylvania broadleaf filler and Ecuadoran wrapper form the new La Aurora, their first-ever exclusive for the Tobacconists Association of …

March 10, 2020
Daniel Marshall Anniversary Humidor Filled With Fuentes Coming in May

Daniel Marshall Anniversary Humidor Filled With Fuentes Coming in May

To celebrate 38 years in the business, humidor-maker Daniel Marshall has created an anniversary humidor set to land in the U.S. this May—and it comes with eight unique Fuente …

March 9, 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