STG owned wholesale distributor Meier & Dutch announced the release of a limited edition cigar line called Lucious Lyon. The design draws inspiration from the award-winning TV series Empire.
Roberto P. Duran, manufacturer of Duran Cigars, and master blender and torcedor Cristano ‘Santo’ Cardenas will officially launch the brand at an event on 22 October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
An incredible quarter of a million dollars has been raised in one single night by cigar loving guests in Chicago to support the Cigar Family Charitable Foundation.
Tony Gomez, La Flor Dominicana’s Vice President visited Bratislavas passionados.
In October, the Moscow Aficionados Cigar Club will celebrate their 6th anniversary and host from October 14–16 a Cigar Festival.
Celebrating Nicaraguas Independance Day, british Cigar Merchant JJ Fox will hold a Nicaraguan Night on September 14, 2016 from 6:30 pm to 8:30pm. Juan Martinez, CEO of Joya de Nicaragua, will be present at the event.
Maya Selva, manufacturer of the cigar brands Flor de Selva, Villa Zamorano, and Cumpay, will be visiting Hong Kong and Japan in mid-October. A number of events planned by distributor Eric Piras of Cigraal will allow experienced cigar lovers and newcomers to discover Maya’s cigars alongside her.
The J-11 collection is a Thin Flame Lighter available in six durable laquer finishes. The lighters were engineered in Japan and utilize 3Square filtration and slide ignition.
Cigar Malaysia, owned and operated by British ex-pat Abdullah for close to three years, recently opened the doors to its first brick and mortar shop in Glo Damansara Mall, Kuala Lumpur.
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.
J.C. Newman Cigar Company launched a new Toro vitola for their Brick House Maduro line at the IPCPR 2016. The toro size is the third vitola in the Brick House Maduro series joining the Mighty Mighty Maduro and Robusto Maduro.
Griffin’s Nicaragua, a new cigar line launched by brand owner Oettinger Davidoff in the previous year, now receives a new size. The new Toro vitola will be offered with a suggested retail price of USD 12.50 per cigar.