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.

  • Aganorsa Leaf La Validación Maduro Toro Cigar Review
    by Bryan Glynn on June 25, 2022 at 2:14 am

    Aganorsa Leaf La Validación Toro Cigar Review – This 6×52 box pressed stick features a dark chocolate, firmly packed oily satin wrapper with a triple cap and faint cocoa and wood aroma. First light reveals a bit of a snug draw showing a medium bodied dry wood and pepper combo, … Continue reading → The post Aganorsa Leaf La Validación Maduro Toro Cigar Review appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • Viaje’s The Geisha Slated for Early July Release
    by Patrick Lagreid on June 24, 2022 at 11:20 pm

    The new cigar will be offered in two wrapper options packaged in the same box. The post Viaje’s The Geisha Slated for Early July Release appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Highclere Castle Announces ‘Senetjer’ Cigar
    by Jordan Guttormson on June 24, 2022 at 9:11 pm

    Highclere Castle Cigar Co. has partnered with Foundation Cigar Co.’s Nicholas Melillo to create their third overall release, made in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Howard Carter’s (5th Earl of Carnarvon of Highclere Castle) discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamun. Both Foundation and Highclere have been fond of historical/Biblical concepts over the years, The post Highclere Castle Announces ‘Senetjer’ Cigar appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Martinez Cigars to Release La Bodega Series Riki Taki at PCA 2022
    by Patrick Lagreid on June 24, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    Whether you've got your own bodega or don't know what they are, Martinez Cigars is celebrating this New York City staple with a new cigar line. The post Martinez Cigars to Release La Bodega Series Riki Taki at PCA 2022 appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Davidoff Limited Edition 2022
    by Jordan Guttormson on June 24, 2022 at 5:45 pm

    Twenty thirteen was my first experience attending the cigar industry’s largest trade show, then known as IPCPR. I remember being taken aback by the size of it—you could easily lose yourself, wandering through seemingly endless rows of cigars, pipes, and hookah. When all was said and done, I came away with the impression that Davidoff The post Davidoff Limited Edition 2022 appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Matilde Cigar Co. Adding Limited Exposure No.1 Lonsdale at PCA 2022
    by Patrick Lagreid on June 24, 2022 at 4:43 pm

    The original Limited Exposure No.1 Toro is also getting a second release. The post Matilde Cigar Co. Adding Limited Exposure No.1 Lonsdale at PCA 2022 appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Watch: Countdown to PCA 2022 #3 (1:00 P.M. EDT)
    by Charlie Minato on June 24, 2022 at 4:15 pm

    You may have read editorials on this site arguing that there were problems with the PCA Convention & Trade Show, today on the site, I defend the trade show from Brooks' excessive attacks. Tune in, maybe win a humidor. The post Watch: Countdown to PCA 2022 #3 (1:00 P.M. EDT) appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Jake Wyatt Cigar Co. Moves Gourmet Line Lanceros to Regular Production
    by Patrick Lagreid on June 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    What was once a vitola available limited edition sampler will soon become regular production. The post Jake Wyatt Cigar Co. Moves Gourmet Line Lanceros to Regular Production appeared first on halfwheel.

  • All Saints Adding Mitre Vitola to St. Francis Colorado & Dedicación Habano Lines at PCA 2022
    by Brooks Whittington on June 23, 2022 at 11:00 pm

    All Saints Cigars is adding a new vitola to two of its lines at PCA 2022: the Mitre, a 5 x 54 round torpedo. The post All Saints Adding Mitre Vitola to St. Francis Colorado & Dedicación Habano Lines at PCA 2022 appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Foundation Cigar Co. to Release Highclere Castle Senetjer at PCA 2022
    by Patrick Lagreid on June 23, 2022 at 9:48 pm

    The pricey new cigar pays homage to the discovery of King Tut's tomb. The post Foundation Cigar Co. to Release Highclere Castle Senetjer at PCA 2022 appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Manhattan, Kan. Approves Exemption to Allow Smoking in Cigar Shops
    by Patrick Lagreid on June 23, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    Cigar lounges could soon be able to allow their customers to light up inside. The post Manhattan, Kan. Approves Exemption to Allow Smoking in Cigar Shops appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Warfighter Plans Victory 4th Edition, Heroes Sports for PCA 2022
    by Charlie Minato on June 23, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    Warfighter Tobacco Co., a veteran-owned business, will launch a cigar for a charity that benefits both service members and veterans. In addition, the fourth cigar in the company's Victory Series will be released. The post Warfighter Plans Victory 4th Edition, Heroes Sports for PCA 2022 appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Diesel Continues Sunday Gravy Series with ‘Grappa’
    by Jordan Guttormson on June 23, 2022 at 6:23 pm

    Diesel has announced the fifth cigar in their Sunday Gravy series as Grappa, showcasing a fiery blend that was inspired by Italian grappa. It’s a widely held belief that Italians wrote the book on eating and drinking. Food, libations and socializing are part of the culture and meals can stretch on for hours. Not for The post Diesel Continues Sunday Gravy Series with ‘Grappa’ appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Le Patissier Returns as a Regular Brand for Crowned Heads
    by Eric Guttormson on June 23, 2022 at 6:20 pm

    Crowned Heads has announced the Le Patissier which was a 2021 PCA exclusive will be returning at this year’s trade show but as a regular line. The Le Patissier will be available in four new vitolas. “We knew going into last year’s PCA show that we had something special in the Le Patissier blend,” commented The post Le Patissier Returns as a Regular Brand for Crowned Heads appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Diesel Sunday Gravy Grappa Shipping Next Month
    by Charlie Minato on June 23, 2022 at 6:05 pm

    STG says the sixth and final Sunday Gravy cigar will head to stores this October, but first, it's time for Grappa. The post Diesel Sunday Gravy Grappa Shipping Next Month appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Warped to Release The Devil’s Hands This Fall
    by Eric Guttormson on June 23, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    Kyle Gellis and Warped have announced they are releasing a new brand this fall. The brand will be called The Devil’s Hands, and will be made out of Aganorsa Leaf factory. The initial release will encompass a single vitola of 6 x 44 in boxes of 25 with an MSRP of $11 per cigar. “This The post Warped to Release The Devil’s Hands This Fall appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Nicaragua Habano Lonsdale Coming From Rock-A-Feller
    by Eric Guttormson on June 23, 2022 at 4:28 pm

    Rock-A-Feller Cigars have announced that they are releasing a new lonsdale vitola to it’s Nicaragua Habano line and is ready to ship to retailers. The new release will first be offered in 20 count bundles and later in boxes. “The Nicaragua Habano Lonsdale is bringing a tantalizing elevated example to the Habano core line. Owner, The post Nicaragua Habano Lonsdale Coming From Rock-A-Feller appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • United Cigars to Showcase YAYA at PCA
    by Eric Guttormson on June 23, 2022 at 4:05 pm

    United Cigars have announced they will showcase the YAYA brand at this year’s PCA. For United Cigars as this will be their first-time back exhibiting since 2019. YAYA landed in the United portfolio after its hometown launch in 2021 that then led to a branded lounge in owner Carlos Guillermos’ backyard. “This YAYA blend comes The post United Cigars to Showcase YAYA at PCA appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • La Sirena Mexican Mermaid Toro Cigar Review
    by Bryan Glynn on June 22, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    La Sirena Mexican Mermaid Toro Cigar Review – This 5.75×54 stick features a dark chocolate, firmly packed, fairly oily smooth wrapper with a double cap and musty peppery cocoa aroma. First light reveals a flawless draw with plentiful, thick rich medium-full bodied smoke showing a complex sweet coca, leather, pepper … Continue reading → The post La Sirena Mexican Mermaid Toro Cigar Review appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • Smoke Night LIVE – Terence Reilly In-Studio
    by Eric Guttormson on June 22, 2022 at 4:44 pm

    Friday, June 24th, Terence Reilly from Aganorsa Leaf is on location in Dojo studios to talk about the upcoming Premium Cigar Association trade show and what is in store for Aganorsa Leaf fans in 2022. Showtime: 9PM eastern time 06-24-2022. Episode: 337 Smoke Night LIVE is brought to you by JR Cigar – the world’s The post Smoke Night LIVE – Terence Reilly In-Studio appeared first on Cigar Dojo.