Tobacco distributor Plasencia 1865, headquartered in Miami, Fla., has promoted José Luis Plasencia to vice president. In his new role, José Luis Plasencia will oversee the entire distribution process and business operations for the company and will support sales representatives around the country.
Cigar Journal’s Cigar Trophy competition gets fiercer each year. Yet it remains the industry’s most coveted, because you – the readers and smokers who visit these places and taste these cigars – are the judges.
The Charity & Community Award was won by ProNica, a cigar charity set up by Sasja van Horssen of the Netherland’s Longfiller Company.
The Ambassador Award went to a city: Lorsch, in Germany, which has successfully been promoting and highlighting its links with tobacco farming and producing.
Cigar Journal’s Cigar Trophy competition gets fiercer each year. Rocky Patel’s luxurious BURN Lounge in Pittsburgh scooped up the Best Cigar Lounge award.
On October 18th, join NYC cigar and whisky enthusiasts at The Carnegie Club for a new take on their regular Straight Up & Toasted scotch, cigar, and live jazz pairing events.
Habanos S.A. introduced Le Hoyo de Río Seco, a new vitola in the Le Hoyo series at an international launch event in Beirut, Lebanon.
Habanos S.A. and 5th Avenue Products Trading GmbH, the official Habanos distributor for Germany, Austria and Poland, presented the Hoyo de Monterrey Escogidos in Warsaw/Poland this week.
Manifatture Sigaro Toscano celebrates the 200th anniversary of Toscano cigars with a new handmade cigar, unique in shape and smoke: the Toscano Duecento.
Davidoff Cigars has collaborated with the Danish artist Hanne Enemark for the design of its new Elements humidor.
Camacho announced the release of the original Camacho Diploma in the 11/18 Figurado format.
After the success of its first edition which achieved a 92 point score in Cigar Journal magazine, VegaFina now announced the launch of a new edition of Barrel Aged, a cigar rolled with tobacco leaves aged in rum casks for at least 6 months.