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.

  • Somerset, Ky. Rejects Proposal for Cigar Bars
    by Charlie Minato on September 27, 2021 at 9:53 pm

    The Somerset City Council was set to vote today on a proposal that would have modified the southern Kentucky city’s smoking ordinance to allow for... The post Somerset, Ky. Rejects Proposal for Cigar Bars appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Camacho Tailgating Gear MEGA Giveaway
    by Eric Guttormson on September 27, 2021 at 8:04 pm

    Let the games begin! Now that football season is in full effect and fans are back in the stadiums it’s time to do some serious tailgating. The Dojo and Camacho are giving away 10 prize packs to 10 lucky winners. Each winner will receive a tailgating prize pack featuring a Camacho chair, delicious meat rub, The post Camacho Tailgating Gear MEGA Giveaway appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Flavor Odyssey – the Mint Julep Challenge
    by Eric Guttormson on September 27, 2021 at 5:29 pm

    Wednesday, September 29th, it’s the second whiskey cocktail challenge episode. Last week we paired cigars with a Manhattan and this week we wrestle with the refreshing Mint Julep. What cigar will pair best with this popular Kentucky Derby cocktail? Pick a cigar that you think will complement this drink and join the fun. The Mint The post Flavor Odyssey – the Mint Julep Challenge appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Fonseca Belicosos
    by Patrick Lagreid on September 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    In December 2019, My Father Cigars, Inc. acquired the U.S. rights to the Fonseca brand. Fonseca was launched in Cuba in 1892—it is still made today... The post Fonseca Belicosos appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Weekly News (Sept. 27, 2021)
    by Patrick Lagreid on September 27, 2021 at 10:59 am

    Cigar News ATL Cigar Co. Launching ATL Magic Next Month Casa Cuevas Rebrands Prensado Line Davidoff Closing Atlanta Store Later This Year Eladio Diaz Opening... The post Weekly News (Sept. 27, 2021) appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro No.4
    by Charlie Minato on September 26, 2021 at 9:13 pm

    If I had to start listing out various Oliva lines, there’s a decent chance that I would skip over the Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro.... The post Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro No.4 appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Goleta, Calif. Bans Flavored Tobacco Products
    by Patrick Lagreid on September 26, 2021 at 7:17 pm

    This week, the Goleta City Council voted 4-1 in favor of an ordinance that will ban the sale of flavored tobacco products within city limits,... The post Goleta, Calif. Bans Flavored Tobacco Products appeared first on halfwheel.

  • La Sirena Mexican Mermaid Heads to Stores
    by Patrick Lagreid on September 26, 2021 at 4:19 pm

    The latest cigar from La Sirena, the Mexican Mermaid, is on its way to stores. As the name suggests, Mexican tobacco is featured prominently in... The post La Sirena Mexican Mermaid Heads to Stores appeared first on halfwheel.

  • San Cristóbal de La Habana Harimau Malaya (ER Malasia 2020)
    by Charlie Minato on September 25, 2021 at 11:45 pm

    In April, Pacific Cigar Ltd. hosted the debut of the first Edición Regional release for Malaysia. The San Cristóbal de La Habana Harimau Malaya is... The post San Cristóbal de La Habana Harimau Malaya (ER Malasia 2020) appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Tatuaje Cojonú 2021 Heads to Stores
    by Patrick Lagreid on September 25, 2021 at 10:46 pm

    Tatuaje has begun shipping the latest installment in its Cojonú series to retailers, which will have them on shelves in the coming week. The Tatuaje... The post Tatuaje Cojonú 2021 Heads to Stores appeared first on halfwheel.

  • DTT Sin Compromiso Varita Magica Cigar Review
    by Bryan Glynn on September 25, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    DTT Sin Compromiso Varita Magica Cigar Review – This 7×44 stick features a dark chocolate, thick oily finely toothed firmly packed wrapper with a large double cap and damp musty aroma. First light reveals a slightly snug draw with medium bodied smoke showing notes of a dusty, musty earth and … Continue reading → The post DTT Sin Compromiso Varita Magica Cigar Review appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • Montecristo Epic Vintage 12 No. 2
    by Patrick Lagreid on September 24, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    It is no secret that Altadis U.S.A. has a huge portfolio of cigars that it produces, many of which fall under the headers of some... The post Montecristo Epic Vintage 12 No. 2 appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Matilde Limited Exposure No.1 Begins Shipping
    by Charlie Minato on September 24, 2021 at 9:21 pm

    The first new Matilde for the U.S. market in quite some time has begun shipping to stores today. It’s the Matilde Limited Exposure No.1, a... The post Matilde Limited Exposure No.1 Begins Shipping appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Luciano Meirelles Blends ATL Magic for ATL Cigar Co.
    by Jordan Guttormson on September 24, 2021 at 4:48 pm

    Atlanta-based ATL Cigar Co. has announced the company’s latest release—ATL Magic—which was blended in partnership with Master Blender Luciano Meirelles of ACE Prime and Tabacalera Pichardo fame. ATL Magic will become the company’s fourth line, with Luciano utilizing a San Andrés wrapper and a Nicaraguan core recipe from the country’s Estelí, Jalapa, and Pueblo Nuevo The post Luciano Meirelles Blends ATL Magic for ATL Cigar Co. appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • HumidifGroup to Bring Smart NFC Tech to Ferio Tego Packaging
    by Eric Guttormson on September 22, 2021 at 10:36 pm

    HumidifGroup USA, has announced its new Smart Packaging technology, in conjunction with the launch of Ferio Tego Cigar Co. Ferio Tego Cigar Co. is the latest venture for Michael Herklots, former executive at Nat Sherman. The Smart Packaging technology enhances the consumer experience by way of NFC technology. Smart Packaging immerses the end-user with information, slick videos, The post HumidifGroup to Bring Smart NFC Tech to Ferio Tego Packaging appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Smoke Night LIVE – Blind Cigar Reviews
    by Eric Guttormson on September 22, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    September 24th Emmett Malone from Blind Man’s Puff joins the show challenging Jordan the “Wonder Boy” producer and your host Master Sensei to smoke premium cigars “blind” to see just how accurate their judgement is. And in return Jordan and Sensei challenge Emmett as well in battle of the palates. Showtime: 9PM eastern time 09-24-2021. The post Smoke Night LIVE – Blind Cigar Reviews appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Pospiech Collaborates with Espinosa on Bangarang
    by Eric Guttormson on September 21, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    Pospiech has announced they have collaborated on a new cigar with Espinosa Premium Cigars called The Bangarang. The cigar is a 6 x 48 cigar and only 5,000 were produced. “We believe we can play to a factories strong suit and create cigars with amazing flavor profiles.” says Mike Szczepankiewicz owner of Pospiech Cigars and The post Pospiech Collaborates with Espinosa on Bangarang appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • CigarAndPipes CO Ashdrop 208
    by Bryan Glynn on September 21, 2021 at 8:03 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 208 appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • La Moneda Reserva Limitado Capa Maduro Lonsdale Cigar Review
    by Bryan Glynn on September 21, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    La Moneda Reserva Limitado Capa Maduro Lonsdale Cigar Review – This 6.5×44 stick features a dark chocolate, firmly packed oily wrapper with a satin feel, large triple cap and faint soapy aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw with full bodied musty, yeasty deep smooth earth with thick chewy smoke … Continue reading → The post La Moneda Reserva Limitado Capa Maduro Lonsdale Cigar Review appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • Liga Privada H99 Connecticut Corojo Toro
    by Jordan Guttormson on September 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    In the summer of 2018, one day before the industry’s annual trade show, Drew Estate made a surprising announcement that they would be showcasing not one, but two new blends under their premier Liga Privada brand. Though technically debuting 11 years after the introduction of the now-legendary Liga Privada No. 9, the cigars marked the The post Liga Privada H99 Connecticut Corojo Toro appeared first on Cigar Dojo.