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Micallef Cigars Releases “Ultimate Inventory” Program for Select Brick and Mortar Partners

MICALLEF CIGARS “ULTIMATE INVENTORY” PROGRAM ANNOUNCED The very first promise Micallef Cigars made in their open letter to the cigar industry, was to make brick and mortar cigar shops their “emphasis;” that includes in the middle of a global pandemic. This week, Micallef announced one way they’re putting that “emphasis” on brick and mortar shops…

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Crowned Heads Announces “Four Kicks Capa Especial”

CROWNED HEADS ANNOUNCES “FOUR KICKS CAPA ESPECIAL” RELEASE This week, as noted by other cigar news outlets, Crowned Heads announced a new release to their Four Kicks brand: Four Kicks Capa Especial. Four Kicks Capa Especial features binder and filler tobaccos from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, and is finished with a gorgeous Ecuadorian (Sumatra)…

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Alec Bradley Bradley Cigar Co. Announces the Pre-Sale of New LE Black Market Esteli Diamond

Alec Bradley Announces Pre-Sale of New LE Black Market Esteli Diamond Today, Alec Bradley Cigar Co. announced the world wide pre-sale of the limited edition Black Market Esteli Diamond. This LE will be in their proprietary “Diamond” shape. The Black Market Esteli Diamond will be a 6 1/4 x 54 and will come 16 count…

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Micallef Cigars Releases a New Maduro “To Be Named” by Their Ambassadors

Micallef Cigars Ships a “To Be Named” Maduro This week, Micallef Cigars will be shipping a new Maduro to retailers…but without an official name. Al Micallef, founder of Micallef Cigars, stated in a press release, “Our first cigar of 2020 celebrates the one-year anniversary of the Micallef Ambassador program. We are counting on our friends…

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Crowned Heads Announces Juarez Shots XX

Crowned Heads to Ship Juarez Shots XX in February Today, Crowned Heads announced a new limited extension to the Juarez brand: the Juarez Shots XX. The “XX” is a nod to 2020. The Juarez Shots XX will be a petite robusto (4″ x 50″) vitola.  They will come in cabinet boxes of 50, with only…

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LFD Going to PCA Trade Show 2020

LFD Announces Their Participation in PCA 2020 As I stated yesterday, we are going to see more of these. Ever since the news hit that Altadis, Davidoff, Drew Estate, and General Cigar Co. were not going to the PCA trade show this year, the cigar industry has been a bit on pins and needles. It…

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Cavalier Genève Announces They Will Attend PCA 2020

Cavalier Genève Will Be at PCA 202 This afternoon, Cavalier Genève announced that they will be at the PCA 2020 Trade Show. In addition, they will also be attending the TPE (Tobacco Plus Expo) next week. Sebastien Decoppet, founder of Cavalier Genève cigars, said, “It will be out first time attending TPE this year. We…

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2020 PCA Trade Show to Have Significant Absences

2020 PCA Trade Show to Have Significant Absences It’s no secret that many were unhappy after the 2019 IPCPR trade show. The topic garnering the most attention at the time, was the announced CigarCon consumer day. After receiving significant pushback on multiple fronts, the IPCPR (now rebranded PCA) announced the cancellation of CigarCon. However, this…

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Opinion: We’re Not That Important and That’s a Good Thing

We’re Not Important and That’s a Good Thing. The FDA announced recently that it is illegal to sell tobacco, in all forms, to individuals under the age of 21. Sort of. As with all things political and legal when it comes to the national government, nothing is simple or straightforward. The legislation that increased the…

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Crowned Heads and Drew Estate Announce Paniolo Especiale 2020

CROWNED HEADS PARTNERS WITH DREW ESTATE! For the second year in a row, Crowned Heads is partnering with Drew Estate to produce the annual “Paniolo Especiale” Limited Edition cigar. This cigar will be exclusive to Hawaii and limited to a production run of 4,000 cigars. The Paniolo Especiale 2020 features a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper, Mexican…

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