Cigar News

Cigar News: Fratello Sorella Becomes International Exclusive

This “Same Blend, New Look” version of the Sorella will be available only for international markets only and debut in 2 vitolas, a 5 x 50 robusto and a 6 ½ x 54 toro and come in 10-count boxes. This special cigar is produced at the renowned Joya de Nicaragua, like the previous release.

Cigar News: FDA Announces Potential Program for Premium Cigar Manufacturers to Request Deferral of Filing Substantial Equivalence Reports

In court filings last night, the FDA announced a potential new program relating to the requirement that premium cigar manufacturers submit substantial equivalence reports for a decade’s worth of products. Therein, the FDA explained a potential program for premium cigar manufacturers to apply to the FDA for it to consider exercising its discretion to defer the submission of substantial equivalence reports.

Cigar News: Diesel Estelí Puro Announced

Cigar News: Diesel Estelí Puro Announced

Each of the tobaccos that comprise Diesel Estelí Puro were hand-selected from AJ’s farms to meet specific requirements set forth by the Diesel team. The wrapper was harvested from La Lilia, the binder from San José and the fillers from several plots including AJ’s celebrated San Lotano farm.

Cigar News: Micallef A Begins Shipping

Cigar News: Micallef A Begins Shipping

Micallef Cigars releases the new Micallef A in partnership with its Ambassadors. The "Micallef A" is the name chosen by the Ambassador Community. The Ambassadors smoked the cigar in a limited release celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Micallef Ambassador community. The cigar sold out in an unprecedented 36 hours and was referred to as the "TBN" or "To be Named".

Cigar News: Oliveros Gran Retorno Makes a Comeback

Cigar News: Oliveros Gran Retorno Makes a Comeback

The Oliveros Gran Retorno is a small batch series of cigars featuring tobaccos that have undergone a unique aging process – with extra age in each of the three different stages. Most notable is the 33+ months of aging given these premium cigars inside individual cedar boxes which have always provided Oliveros Gran Retorno a complex flavor profile.

Cigar News: Pichardo Maduro Announced

Cigar News: Pichardo Maduro Announced

ACE Prime's marquee brand - Pichardo - has become a favorite for many cigar lovers. ACE Prime & Crowned Heads offers two lines of cigars in the Pichardo brand – Pichardo Reserva Familiar and Pichardo Clasico. The Pichardo – Maduro is a new addition to the Pichardo Clasico range of premium cigars. As the name suggests, the Pichardo – Maduro is bold in flavor, yet perfectly balanced in strength.

Cigar News: Espinosa The Expo Joins Binny's Four Star Society

Cigar News: Espinosa The Expo Joins Binny’s Four Star Society

“The Expo”, Binny’s Beverage Depot first exclusive release with Espinosa Cigars is ready to launch. A part of Binny’s “Four Star Society”, the “The Expo” is an homage to The World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the New World in 1492.

Cigar News: Gurkha San Miguel Announced

Cigar News: Gurkha San Miguel Announced

Gurkha Cigars is re-releasing the grandfathered brand San Miguel as its latest premium cigar. San Miguel marks the third recent offering by Gurkha Cigars that is made with the highly desirable Aganorsa Leaf from Nicaragua.

Cigar News: CAO Bones Announced

Cigar News: CAO Bones Announced

CAO presents “Bones,” a collection made to celebrate the memories that are made when a great cigar is lit and the games begin. Bones was named after dominoes and dice, the deeds that are best done with a cigar in hand and in the company of friends old or new.