Drew Estate announced their newest brand, “Florida Sun Grown”. This new brand features tobacco grown just outside of Orlando, Florida, in partnership with Jeff Borysiewicz, owner of Corona Cigar Co.
On Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May, the Sigarun was held: a 24-hour run on and around the site of cigar manufacturer J. Cortès. The initiative raised 22,500 euros for charity.
Maya Selva Cigars, U.S. is redesigning their Flor de Selva cigar brand with an updated logo, cigar ring plus footer, and streamlined boxing beginning June 1st, 2016.
As part of the event, on 11 June the cigar slow smoking competition will take place, which will also be the official Nordic qualifying tournament for the cigar smoking world championships to be held in Croatia.
Drew Estate announced the 2016 Barn Smoker Program, which includes the new Florida Barn Smoker as well as the annual Connecticut Barn Smoker and Kentucky Barn Smoker.
Villiger North America celebrated their re-launch and the opening of their new headquarters in Miami with a by-invitation-only red carpet event, at its new location at 8107 NW 29 ST. Doral, FL. 33122.
Jason Holly, owner of Viva Republica introduced “Ivy” at an exclusive event at Casa de Montecristo in Countryside, IL last Thursday, April 28th, 2016.
Back by popular demand, qualifying rounds of the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) return to the United States beginning with the Nashville CSWC competition on Friday, May 13 at 6:00 pm at The 1850 at Lookaway Farms, 1850 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin.
United Cigar, U.S. Distributor of Nelson Alfonso’s Selected Tobacco Brands, announced today that a new Byron size will be available at the 2016 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas on July 25, 2016.
The Davidoff Art Initiative announced Dominican artist Natalia Ortega Gamez as the first artist selected for the new residency program at FLORA ars+natura in Bogotá, Colombia.
The next Firecracker will be a limited release for 2016 and as usual it will be released just before the 4th of July. This year’s production will be The CroMagnon Firecracker from RoMa Craft Tobac out of the Nica Sueno factory in Esteli Nicaragua.
AJ Fernández announced the release of a new cigar blend under the name “Last Call”. Last Call will be introduced as a Corona Gorda, measuring 4 1/2 x 48.