Industry News

Here you will find the latest cigar industry news and reviews from all major premium cigar publications, some of which include Cigar Aficionado, Cigar Obsession, Cigar Dogo, Halfwheel, Cigar Journal, and many more.

  • Inner Circle by Cavalier Genève Petit Robusto
    by Charlie Minato on October 1, 2022 at 4:30 pm

    The Inner Circle is a four-size line that the company calls “a doorway into Cavalier’s world.” It uses tobaccos from four different countries. The post Inner Circle by Cavalier Genève Petit Robusto appeared first on halfwheel.

  • German Engineered Cigars Announces Weltschmerz as Third Core Line
    by Patrick Lagreid on October 1, 2022 at 2:48 pm

    The name is German for "a feeling of melancholy and world-weariness." The post German Engineered Cigars Announces Weltschmerz as Third Core Line appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Fox Knives 746 Otello Cigar Cutter
    by Brooks Whittington on September 30, 2022 at 10:31 pm

    The 746 Otello BSW is one of the latest cigar cutting options from Fox Knives, an Italian-based company founded in 1977 by Oreste Frati that has become well-known for its unique knife designs. The post Fox Knives 746 Otello Cigar Cutter appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Camacho Factory Unleashed 2
    by Chad Tchad on September 30, 2022 at 9:44 pm

    Camacho continues their Live Loud motto to bring the next version of Camacho Factory Unleashed series. The first version of the Factory Unleashed was a big hit with Camacho cigar smokers, and a lot of people were waiting for Unleashed 2 to come out. Camacho has continued to engage its fans with great marketing, bringing The post Camacho Factory Unleashed 2 appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Smoke Inn Announces 18th Microblend Cigar
    by Jordan Guttormson on September 30, 2022 at 9:42 pm

    The 18th official release in Smoke Inn’s long-running Microblend series is coming, with the Florida-based retailer partnering with Espinosa Premium Cigars for the Cage the DAWG release. Playing on Espinosa’s Alpha Dawg cigar (a crowd-sourced blend first launched in 2016), the Cage the DAWG cigar arrives with the tagline, “What happens when you Cage the The post Smoke Inn Announces 18th Microblend Cigar appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • S.T.Dupont’s Matte Black, Red Collections Head to Stores
    by Charlie Minato on September 30, 2022 at 8:15 pm

    Three S.T.Dupont torch lighters are now offered in either matte black or matte red finishes. The post S.T.Dupont’s Matte Black, Red Collections Head to Stores appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Macanudo Partners With Winery for Estate Reserve Flint Knoll
    by Charlie Minato on September 30, 2022 at 7:28 pm

    General Cigar Co. has collaborated with Flint Knoll, a Napa, Calif.-based winery. The new Macanudo Estate Reserve Flint Knoll uses a Connecticut broadleaf binder aged in French oak barrels. The post Macanudo Partners With Winery for Estate Reserve Flint Knoll appeared first on halfwheel.

  • General Cigar Collaborates with Napa Winery on New Macanudo
    by Eric Guttormson on September 30, 2022 at 7:10 pm

    General Cigar Company have announced that they have collaborated with Napa Valley-based, boutique winery Flint Knoll to create a limited-edition Macanudo. The Macanudo Estate Reserve Flint Knoll, is a cigar that is said to highlight the similarities between two crafts, cigars and wine. Produced at General Cigar Dominicana, the blend is made with a curated The post General Cigar Collaborates with Napa Winery on New Macanudo appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Casa Cuevas La Mandarria LE Toro Cigar Review
    by Bryan Glynn on September 30, 2022 at 5:29 pm

    Casa Cuevas La Mandarria LE Toro Cigar Review – This 6×52 stick features a dark brown mottled wrapper with a firm even pack, dry satin feel, pigtailed double cap, shaggy foot and a faint floral aroma. First light reveals a loose draw before the wrapper with medium bodied notes of … Continue reading → The post Casa Cuevas La Mandarria LE Toro Cigar Review appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • Alfonso Añejos Arrives at Stores
    by Charlie Minato on September 30, 2022 at 3:14 pm

    Its the newest release from Selected Tobacco S.A., the company behind the Atabey, Bandoleros and Byron brands. The post Alfonso Añejos Arrives at Stores appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Warfighter’s Heroes Sports & Victory 4th Edition Shipping on Friday
    by Patrick Lagreid on September 29, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    One cigar is a fundraiser for a non-profit helping veterans enjoy playing sports. The post Warfighter’s Heroes Sports & Victory 4th Edition Shipping on Friday appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Joya de Nicaragua Announces “El Cumiche”
    by Eric Guttormson on September 29, 2022 at 8:14 pm

    Five years after the original release the newest edition to the Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Década series has been announced. Named “El Cumiche” is the 6th vitola to celebrate Joya de Nicaragua’s 50th anniversary. The latest edition will be a 5½ x 52 Robusto size with a box-pressed finish. “El Cumiche” which means “The Young The post Joya de Nicaragua Announces “El Cumiche” appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • New BLACKENED Cigars “M81” by Drew Estate Cigar Revealed
    by Jordan Guttormson on September 29, 2022 at 6:02 pm

    After a month of anticipation leading up to Drew Estate’s latest Freestyle Live unveil, the cigar was announced last night as BLACKENED Cigars “M81” by Drew Estate. The cigar is billed as a three-part collaboration between Jonathan Drew, James Hetfield (of Metallica fame), and Rob Dietrich (Master Distiller and Blender of BLACKENED American Whiskey). “It The post New BLACKENED Cigars “M81” by Drew Estate Cigar Revealed appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT Lonsdale
    by Patrick Lagreid on September 29, 2022 at 5:21 pm

    Three years after Joya de Nicaragua released the Antaño CT, the company added a new vitola to the lineup, this 6 5/8 x 44 lonsdale. The post Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT Lonsdale appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Villiger Exclusivo U.S.A. 2022 Heads to Stores
    by Charlie Minato on September 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    The Villiger Exclusivo U.S.A. is a Nicaraguan puro made at the La Zone Cigar Factory. It's offered in two box-pressed sizes. The post Villiger Exclusivo U.S.A. 2022 Heads to Stores appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Discontinues Two Sizes in Umbagog Line
    by Patrick Lagreid on September 29, 2022 at 12:15 pm

    Two sizes are going away, though a new one is planned for 2023. The post Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Discontinues Two Sizes in Umbagog Line appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Ferio Tego 2022 Elegancia Cigar Review
    by Bryan Glynn on September 28, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    Ferio Tego 2022 Elegancia Cigar Review – This 6.50 toro sized stick features a dark tan wrapper with slightly soft even pack, oily butter soft texture, triple cap and sweet hay aroma. First light reveals a flawless draw with rich medium-full bodied smoke showing a natural sweetness and silky hay … Continue reading → The post Ferio Tego 2022 Elegancia Cigar Review appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • Smoke Night LIVE – Cigar First Impressions
    by Eric Guttormson on September 28, 2022 at 6:26 pm

    September 30th 2022 – it’s time to speed date some premium cigars. That’s right folks it’s the 8th edition of our famous First Impressions show. Our panel consists of Randy Griggs (Flavor Odyssey host), Emmett Malone (Blind Man’s Puff), Alex Tavella (Smoke Inn), and the Dojo crew. Each guest will smoke and rate a cigar The post Smoke Night LIVE – Cigar First Impressions appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • CigarAndPipes CO Ashdrop 258
    by Bryan Glynn on September 27, 2022 at 6:43 pm

    This is a crowd sourced cigar deal weekly series with CigarAndPipes.com bringing you a VERY special weekly deal that YOU help choose!  Each week there will be three deals to vote on, that will be in effect the following week.  There’s no guarantee the losers will be back any time … Continue reading → The post CigarAndPipes CO Ashdrop 258 appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • Partagas Añejo Second Round Shipping Soon
    by Eric Guttormson on September 27, 2022 at 6:01 pm

    General Cigar Company have announced that Partagas will soon ship this year’s second allotment of “Añejo,” a cigar named for the aged wrapper tobaccos that define its appearance and attributes. Shipping to retailers on October 3, Partagas Añejo is being re-released in the two original sizes that launched earlier this year. Both frontmarks are 4.5” The post Partagas Añejo Second Round Shipping Soon appeared first on Cigar Dojo.