Royal Agio Cigars USA and Avanti Cigar Company recently made the joint decision to end their exclusive distribution agreement for the U.S. market effective February 1, 2019. Avanti will now reassume all distribution and sales activities for the U.S.
Ventura Cigars announced its new status as a stand-alone business unit and full subsidiary of Kretek International, Inc.
J.C. Newman Cigar Co. has officially launched its newly designed website.
Looking around the landscape of the cigar industry, one thing notably missing is the presence of African-American brick & mortar owners, especially females. Shirley McClellan opened the Fire & Smoke Cigar Parlor in Baltimore, MD with a mission.
Felix Menendez was a legendary figure in the cigar world. Not withstanding his family lineage, he helped put Brazilian tobacco on the map after his family was forced from Cuba.
Viking Cigars represents the nordic spirit. Embodied in three cigars. It’s about swords and schoolyard fights, an just a hint of Cuba. Arnt Ånensen and Hawk Aanonsen want to offer cigars for “real” men.
When the Partagás factory moved from its traditional address the tobacco world was surprised. Now plans to remodel the building into a hotel have emerged.
Cigar events are great fun. But when you go home, content with your night out, spare a thought for that roving cigar man or woman. While you’re catching up on your beauty sleep, he or she is probably heading to their next gig.
Owner Jeremy Casdagli talks of exciting new projects and a relaunch opportunity courtesy of the Middle East.
Oliva Cigar Company has produced cigars for over 20 years now, and the man behind almost all their brands is Gilberto Oliva. His secret is working with what you want, not what you get.
It’s not a stretch to say that what Sir George Martin was to the Beatles, Jochy Blanco has been to a whole host of boutique cigar makers.
Despite a frenetic schedule of travel, lobbying and finding time to run his hugely popular cigar brand, Rocky Patel is never short of fun stuff.