Industrial Cigar Co. launches a project to showcase the diversity in the cigar culture and stand united during times of racial divide.
In what is believed to be a world first, Scotland’s Robert Graham 1874 cigar and whisky specialist has taken online cigar tasting sessions to a new level.
140.000 viewers from more than 70 countries at more than 40 inspiring live sessions hosting the cigar industry’s icons – the Light’em Up Lounge has gained a very significant following and excellent reputation among the worldwide cigar community.
Rocky Patel Premium Cigars, Oliva Cigar Co., Alec Bradley Cigar Co., and Crowned Heads have partnered together to host The Traveling Road Show 2020 that will be held in fifteen cities throughout the United States for retailers.
During the global lockdown the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) qualifiers are being held in a new format called “Stay Strong”.
Drew Estate announced the cancellation of the 2020 Barn Smoker season due to ongoing health concerns surrounding COVID-19. Additionally, Drew Estate creates the “Barn Smoker Goodwill Act of 2020.”
On Thursday, June 11th, 2020, the UK Whisky and Tobacco Merchant Robert Graham Ltd. is setting up a Virtual Cigar and Whisky Tasting with Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT Robusto paired with a wee dram of House of McCallum’s McPink.
Pacific Cigar Company, the exclusive distributor for Habanos cigar brands in the Asia Pacific Region, will engage the cigar community online this Friday 22 May at 18.30 Hong Kong local time (GMT+8) with the virtual launch of the Trinidad Casilda.
The last weeks and months of the Corona pandemic have brought different challenges for almost all industries. The event and especially the exhibition industry has suffered particularly from the measures imposed by authorities worldwide. “Nevertheless, the latest signals from the political arena mean that we are once again somewhat more positive about holding trade fairs in Dortmund,” says Sabine Loos, General Manager of the Westfalenhallen Group of Companies.
On Friday, May 8th, 2020, the UK Whisky and Tobacco Merchant Robert Graham Ltd. is setting up a Virtual Cigar and Whisky Tasting.
Nick Hammond, Cigar Journal writer and author, has created a new podcast in the wake of the Corona virus pandemic. Called Around The World in 80 Cigars – The Podcast, the pod is an audio take on the book Hammond released last year; Around The World In 80 Cigars – The Travels of An Epicure.
Due to the most recent global lockdown CSWC launched a new tournament format called “Stay Strong” for Cigar Smoking World Champions, which will be held once a week via Zoom video conference. The official online tournament kick off was held on Friday, April 18th, selecting its first winner.