The Liga Maestro is a Nicaraguan puro originally created in 2013 exclusively for the Italian market. It is now in regular production and available in five different vitolas.
Heinrich Villiger hands over his function as CEO of the Villiger Group after 65 years in charge. Starting from March 2016 Robert Suter will take over his new role as CEO. The board of Villiger Soehne Holding AG and Villiger Soehne AG remains unchanged.
General Cigar will launch a new version of Hoyo de Monterrey exclusively for brick and mortar retailers. The new collection called Hoyo will be available in four sizes and begins shipping to all retailers in the U.S.A. on April 1.
By pure chance the curator of the Amsterdam Pipe Museum found a brown leather case in a private library in Belgium. It contained 80 pages of designs from the 1860’s of tobacco pipes to be carved in meerschaum.
La Palina Cigars is lowering the prices on all of its Dominican blends. The Red and Black Labels will each see an average MSRP decrease of $1.00 per cigar, and Classics will see an MSRP decrease of up to $1.50 per cigar.
La Aurora began to ship the Puro Vintage 2006 111 Aniversario Master Case Series on Friday, March 11 in the U.S.A. Limited to only 500 cases, the Master series features replica packaging of the same boxes that La Aurora used in 1906.
Colibri Group has appointed David Lampert to Vice President of Sales in the United States. David Lampert will oversee the Company’s day-to-day sales operations and will lead a newly-formed national sales team.
Foundry Tobacco Company (FTC) is expanding. The maverick cigar company has added two sales brokers and a brand manager to drive growth. Taven Johnson and Stephan Mayer of C.H.I.M.P., a broker agency, have been hired to represent the company’s brands in AL, DC, GA, MS, KY, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA and WV. Over time,…
Camacho announces the first expansion to its American Barrel-Aged lineup. Three new formats will be added to the lineup, all of which are Figurado shaped.
The new Davidoff Golf Scorecard Edition 2016 will be available to cigar and golf lovers at Appointed Merchants in the US, and at Depositaires/Davidoff Flagship Stores worldwide starting in March 2016, and in Asia in April 2016.
Drew Estate is launching a line extension within their Herrera Estelí line. The new cigar, called the Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive, will be launched at the TAA Convention and Tradeshow
Commemorating the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, Davidoff of Geneva USA is unveiling the Exclusive Indy 500 Edition. Known as the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, the world’s largest single day spectator sporting event will be celebrating its 100th running on May 29, 2016.