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Killed by COVID: CigarFest2020

On August 19th, Cigars International officially cancelled CigarFest 2020 making this large gathering another victim of COVID-19. CigarFest is an annual three day cigar celebration held in May by Cigars International in Pennsylvania. The event had been postponed to mid October. Due to state policies regarding COVID-19 Cigars International determined that it wasn’t feasible to…

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Illusione Cigars Taking over Cavalier Genève Cigars Distribution in the US

Illusione Cigars Taking over Cavalier Genève Cigars Distribution in the United States of July 1, 2020 Illusione Cigars, based out of Reno, Nevada, are as of today, July 1, 2020 the new importer and distribution partner of Cavalier Genève Cigars in the United States. Illusione Cigars has a fully functional FTZ on top of the…

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PCA Announces Furloughs in Response to COVID-19

PCA Announces Furloughs in Response to COVID-19 The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) announced today that there will be some temporary changes to its staffing and programs as a result of the enduring effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic hardships. As of July 15, the PCA staff will be furloughed, with benefits, as…

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Crowned Heads Cigars Announces Four Kicks-No. 7 Exclusively for Casa De Montecristo Retail Stores

Crowned heads Announces Casa De Montecristo Retail Exclusive Four Kicks-No.7 Today, Crowned Heads announces an exclusive release for 28 Casa de Montecristo retail locations around the country, the Four Kicks- No. 7. The Four Kicks- No. 7 uses the original Four Kicks blend which has earned 90+ ratings. The Four Kicks- no. 7 is crafted…

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Crowned Heads Announces Las Calaveras EL 2020

Crowned Heads Announces Las Calaveras EL 2020 Yesterday, Crowned Heads announced their seventh installment to the Las Calaveras franchise, Las Calaveras EL 2020. The Las Calaveras was first introduced in 2014 and was born as a tribute to those who have passed away the previous year. It is intended to be a celebration of life…

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Cavalier Genéve Cigars to Become Available in Norway

Cavalier Genéve Cigars Heading to Norway Nordic Cigars, owned by Arnt Anensen and Cavalier Genéve have agreed on an exclusivity agreement to distribute the brand on the Norwegian market. The first Cavalier Genéve cigars to be offered will be the White Series and the Black II. Norway will also have access to the yearly LE…

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Micallef Cigars Launches the Phoenix Program for Brick and Mortar Retailers

Micallef Cigars Launches the Phoenix Program for Brick and Mortar Retailers. While brick and mortar retailers are struggling to overcome hardship during these unprecedented times, Micallef Cigars launches the Phoenix program to better serve retailers. Micallef Cigars published an open letter to the cigar industry earlier this year, in which they made a commitment to…

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J.C. Newman Cigar Company Launches #BrickHouseAtMyHouse

J.C. Newman Cigar Company Launches #BrickHouseAtMyHouse to Help Support Retailers J.C. Newman is the latest cigar manufacturer to support local retailers with an innovative program. J.C. Newman will be partnering with retailers nationwide to offer a special on Brick House cigars. With every purchase of this deal, consumers will receive 5 mix and match Brick…

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Crowned Heads and Ace Prime Launch “The Bulb Box” to Support Local Retailers

CROWNED HEADS AND ACE PRIME LAUNCH “THE BULB BOX” TO SUPPORT LOCAL RETAILERS Local economies have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Local cigar lounges and premium cigar brick and mortar shops have struggled to find their footing in an uncertain economy. Crowned Heads and ACE Prime Cigars, who announced a partnership earlier this…

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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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