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Top 10 Boutique Cigar Companies You Must Try

What is a boutique cigar? That question has been asked by aficionados and enthusiasts for years causing much debate within the community. Definitions of what makes a cigar brand boutique include: Brands who do not own their own factory, brands who only produce lines in small batches, and even cigars manufactured in a small factory….

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Cutters, Lighters, Ashtrays: All the Essential Gear Every Cigar Smoker Needs

The “hobby within the hobby,” as James puts it, is the collecting of all the essential gear one needs to properly smoke cigars. When we first began the hobby of cigar smoking, we knew we would need a lighter, a cutter, and an ashtray. Little did we know that finding the right type of gear,…

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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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15 Essential Cigars to Keep Stocked in Your Humidor

When you start collecting cigars, you’re going to start developing a palate of the things you like, the kinds of cigars you would enjoy on any occasion. These are the cigars that we think should be mainstays in your humidor. Our staff has looked inside their humidors and chosen, what they consider, the best of…

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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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