The fourth annual Cigar Smoker of The Year Awards, founded by Boisdale, is set to add some extras festive cheer in London this December. The star-studded, ceremony takes place on December 12 at Boisdale of Canary Wharf.
Christian Eiroa, founder of C.L.E. Cigars, announced in a press release the partnership between Rolando Reyes Sr.’s family and C.L.E. Cigars. He stated that the factory operations as well as Rolando Reyes Sr.’s blends will remain in control of the Reyes family.
Linda Giang, former manager of Sky Tobacco in New Jersey, has taken on a new role with Hathor Group as Brand Ambassador, Cigar Curator, and Social Media Liaison. Hathor Group distributes cigars and single-cask whiskies throughout South East Asia.
Xikar announced a new long-term supply agreement with Boveda under which Boveda will manufacture and supply Xikar 2-Way Humidity Control products using Boveda’s patented technology.
Foundation Cigar Company’s soon-to-be-launched brand The Upsetters will be distributed by Miami Cigar Company. After leaving Drew Estate, Foundation Cigar Company was founded by Nicholas Melillo in June of 2015 and debuted El Gueguense at the IPCPR trade show in July of that year.
Oettinger Davidoff AG, the world-leading producer of premium cigars headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, has appointed Mag. Isabella Keusch to take over the new role of Global Director Training & Development within Oettinger Davidoff AG as of September 1st, 2016.
Unaware of his hidden talent, Pichardo was a 16-year-old boy relegated to washing cars in Santiago. He didn’t know the first thing about tobacco – until a dear friend changed his life forever.
Belgian family business owner Frederik Vandermarliere reconfigures cigar landscape with American Oliva Cigars acquisition.
Twelve years ago, Hendrik Kelner and Manuel Peralta started what was both an ambitious and complex venture. Their goal was to find the best conditions possible for the cultivation of tobacco on the island of Hispaniola, and to develop a completely new growing region for Davidoff.
Davidoff announced the Fifth Annual Davidoff Golden Band Awards Show nominees, honoring Appointed Davidoff Merchants. The Fifth Annual Awards show will be part of a Davidoff event on July 26th at the IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas, NV.
French Cigares Navarre Owner Thierry Frontère passed away on June 18 at the age of 73. He bought the stock of leaves and the small factory in 2010.
Inbetween ominous looking rainclouds, the 52nd annual Association of Independent Tobacco Specialists (AITS) trade lunch was bathed in sunshine at Lord’s, England.