Famous Smoke Shop has announced the fifth release in their exclusive Vudu cigars series, Vudu Damballa. Like its four predecessors, Vudu Damballa comes to retail with a low price point, averaging just under $4.50 (MSRP) per cigar.
General Cigar announced the debut of Punch Gran Puro Nicaragua, a full bodied four-vitola blend made at General Cigar’s HATSA factory in Danli, Honduras.
The company will now manufacture and distribute all Sosa brands including Sosa Classic, Imperio Cubano, Macabi, & Santa Julia.
All Out Kings is a collaborative project between the two companies that was announced early in 2016, and formally introduced at the 2016 IPCPR Tradeshow. The companies announced that the shipping will be postponed.
After releasing their Cigar & Spirit Pairing Guide in July 2016, Famous Smoke Shop teamed up with beerologists and tobacconists to create an interactive tool for cigar connoisseurs and newbies alike, to find the perfect matching cigar for their choice of beer.
The Alec Bradley HJ10-I blend is making its third appearance onto tobacconists’ shelves worldwide. The newly released 2016 Fine & Rare is a 6 inch by 52 ring gauge cigar boasting ten different tobaccos ranging from 3 years aged to 6 years aged.
A.J. Fernandez announced Bernie Rodriguez to be hired as new Director of Operations. Frank Santos is hired as Marketing Director for the A.J. Fernandez brands.
After the successful launch of Davidoff Nicaragua, the company has dared another innovation, introducing a cigar line primarily composed of Brazilian tobaccos. We found the twist of fruity sweetness and subtle spice noteworthy and very successful!
VegaFina launched its limited-edition Conde Pig Tail in spring 2016. The cigar’s head features a tightly twisted “pigtail” of wrapper leaf that lends the series its distinctive name.
Kristoff has been a successful cigar brand since 2004, and this recently released line developed by Kristoff CEO Glenn Case sets itself apart with a Mexican San Andrés wrapper. This complex and harmonious cigar is also a very good value.
Christian Eiroa usually produces his cigars in Honduras, but the Chele is one of the first CLE cigars to be rolled in Nicaragua. Chele means “pale” or “blond” in Latin America and refers to the Connecticut wrapper that gives the cigar its light hue.
Felix Mesa’s newly launched El Galan brand Doña Nieves Sentimiento made it to Cigar Journal’s list of the best cigars of the previous year: The Top 25 of 2016. The Ternura, a Torpedo, excited us at year’s end with its aromatic complexity and harmony.