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.

  • Tatuaje MBS FK
    by Brooks Whittington on August 3, 2020 at 3:59 am

    If you thought that Tatuaje’s Monster Series ended with the release of The Chuck and The Tiff late last year—numbers 12 and 13 in the series, respectively—you would be no longer correct, sort of. While the original Monster Series might have ended with 13 releases, the Monster Series family received another addition earlier this year. But first, The post Tatuaje MBS FK appeared first on halfwheel.

  • J.C. Newman YAGUA First Look
    by Bryan Glynn on August 2, 2020 at 10:18 pm

    A band new premium release from J.C. Newman, the YAGUA is an all new blend and shape on the market, brought out by experience with family.  Look for a full review in the near future. The post J.C. Newman YAGUA First Look appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • CO July Subscribestar Contest Winner Tell Me A Joke
    by Bryan Glynn on August 2, 2020 at 10:13 pm

    Giveaways, contests, deals and more for Tier 2 subscribers! Support CigarObsession on Subscribestar: https://www.subscribestar.com/cigarobsession The post CO July Subscribestar Contest Winner Tell Me A Joke appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • Cuban Cohiba Petit Robusto Cigar Review
    by Bryan Glynn on August 2, 2020 at 1:23 am

    Cuban Cohiba Robustos Cigar Review – This 4.9×50 stick features a dark brown, firmly packed oily wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap and faint peppery wood aroma. First light reveals an excellent draw with thick, rich medium bodied smoke with notes of a oily smooth earth, almost … Continue reading → The post Cuban Cohiba Petit Robusto Cigar Review appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • CigarMedics HumidiMeter
    by Charlie Minato on August 1, 2020 at 11:31 pm

    When you are cooking a big slab of meat in a smoker, you oftentimes measure two different temperatures. First is the conventional one, using a thermometer to measure the temperature of the air inside of the smoker. But many people will also choose to use a temperature probe that is placed inside the meat, the The post CigarMedics HumidiMeter appeared first on halfwheel.

  • SmokeInn August 2020 Cigar Of The Month Club
    by Bryan Glynn on August 1, 2020 at 6:10 pm

    Here is this month’s unboxing of the SmokeInn Sampler of the Month Club. Signups are here: https://www.smokeinn.com/Cigar-of-the-Month-Club-Monthly-Subscription.html Support CigarObsession on Subscribestar: https://www.subscribestar.com/cigarobsession CO Recommended Products: https://www.amazon.com/shop/cigarobsession The post SmokeInn August 2020 Cigar Of The Month Club appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • Minnesota’s Tobacco Purchasing Age Now 21-Years-Old
    by Patrick Lagreid on August 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    The age to purchase tobacco products is now officially 21-years-old in Minnesota, as an increase signed into law in mid-May has gone into effect. HF 331 raised the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, e-cigarettes and vaping products to 21, bringing it into alignment with the federal minimum age, which was increased to 21 in The post Minnesota’s Tobacco Purchasing Age Now 21-Years-Old appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Camacho Liberty 2020
    by Patrick Lagreid on July 31, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    Let’s face it, 2020 will be remembered for a lot of less than ideal happenings in our world. While a cigar certainly won’t top the other news of the year, one thing might end up as a bit of a footnote this year. It’s the year that the Camacho Liberty Series came back, at least The post Camacho Liberty 2020 appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Photo Review: Undercrown Dogma Sun Grown
    by Jordan Guttormson on July 31, 2020 at 7:28 pm

    Six years after the original Undercrown Dogma release, Cigar Dojo and Drew Estate have collaborated once again, porting over the amped-up Dogma philosophy to Drew Estate’s Undercrown Sun Grown blend. Like the fan-favorite original, the Undercrown Dogma Sun Grown builds on the pre-existing core blend, amping the recipe up for a fuller smoking experience and The post Photo Review: Undercrown Dogma Sun Grown appeared first on Cigar Dojo.

  • Man Fires Gun at Cigars International Employee After Refusing to Wear Mask (Update)
    by Charlie Minato on July 31, 2020 at 5:47 pm

    A man fired gunshots at a Cigars International employee after the employee told him he must wear a mask in the store or wait outside. The incident took place earlier today at the Cigars International location at 4078 Nazareth Pike in Bethlehem, Pa. No one was injured by the gunfire. According to Mat Cook, director of The post Man Fires Gun at Cigars International Employee After Refusing to Wear Mask (Update) appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Paul Garmirian Cigars Celebrates 30th Anniversary
    by Press Release on July 31, 2020 at 5:33 pm

    With the release of the PG Gourmet Series III, Paul Garmirian celebrates 30 years in the cigar industry.

  • Georgia’s Governor Signs Bill Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21-Years-Old
    by Patrick Lagreid on July 31, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    Gov. Brian Kemp has made Georgia the most recent state to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old, signing SB 375 into law in recent days, with the age increase going into effect immediately. In addition to the increase to purchase tobacco products, the bill also makes it illegal for a person The post Georgia’s Governor Signs Bill Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21-Years-Old appeared first on halfwheel.

  • First Virtual Herf for China
    by Editors on July 31, 2020 at 7:27 am

    End of July the Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Cigar hosted a virtual tasting event and live webcast featuring Tabacalera SLU and Cigar Journal.

  • Davidoff Madison 515 Toro Returning as Vault Release
    by Charlie Minato on July 30, 2020 at 7:22 pm

    Davidoff’s Vault Program will get another release next week in the form of the Davidoff Madison 515 Toro. The cigar was created in 2011 to commemorate the move of Davidoff’s Madison Ave. flagship store from 535 Madison Ave. to its current location at 515 Madison Ave. It’s a 6 x 54 toro that uses a The post Davidoff Madison 515 Toro Returning as Vault Release appeared first on halfwheel.

  • AJ Fernandez to Distribute Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Internationally
    by Charlie Minato on July 30, 2020 at 5:52 pm

    The Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua will soon be offered to stores outside of the U.S. AJ Fernandez, which also produces the cigar for Boutique Blends, will also be the international distributor for the line. The Nicaraguan puro is sold in the U.S. by Altadis U.S.A. Steven Kron, international sales director for AJ Fernandez, told halfwheel that The post AJ Fernandez to Distribute Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Internationally appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Ramón Allones Allones No.2 Edición Limitada 2019 Launching Next Month in the U.K. (Update)
    by Charlie Minato on July 30, 2020 at 4:39 pm

    The final Edición Limitada for 2019 will debut next month in the United Kingdom. Hunters & Frankau, the U.K.’s distributor of Cuban cigars, will launch the Ramón Allones Allones No.2 Edición Limitada 2019 at a party on Aug. 19, 2020. Suggested pricing in the U.K. is £28.50 ($37.30) per cigar or £272 ($356) per box The post Ramón Allones Allones No.2 Edición Limitada 2019 Launching Next Month in the U.K. (Update) appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Patoro VA XO Extra Belicoso
    by Charlie Minato on July 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Last year, Patoro brought its high-priced VA XO Salomones to the U.S. for the first time. The cigar had been sold in limited quantities in Europe since 2015, but like other Patoros, it had not yet made it stateside. Patoro quickly sold out of its 2019 allotment of VA XO Salomones, though that statement probably The post Patoro VA XO Extra Belicoso appeared first on halfwheel.

  • Cuban Partagas Lusitanias Cigar Review
    by Bryan Glynn on July 30, 2020 at 1:02 am

    Cuban Partagas Lusitanias Cigar Review – This 7.6×49 stick features as dark cocoa firmly packed wrapper with a crispy, sandy slightly oily feel, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap and faint cedar and hay aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw with plumes of medium-full bodied smoke showing a … Continue reading → The post Cuban Partagas Lusitanias Cigar Review appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.

  • A.J. Fernandez distributes Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua outside the U.S.
    by Editors on July 29, 2020 at 9:43 pm

    A.J. Fernandez Cigars is starting the distribution of the Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro cigars in International markets.

  • How To Assemble A Cutter
    by Bryan Glynn on July 29, 2020 at 7:21 pm

    Broke your cutter when it plummeted to it’s demise? Don’t worry, they are simple things to assemble. The post How To Assemble A Cutter appeared first on CigarObsession - The best cigar review videos.