Boutique cigar manufacturer Viva Republica introduced a new cigar line called Art of War, a larger sized parent brand to the company’s Warfare Series.
Over 50 members of Australia’s Cigar Society of Victoria met recently for a sit-down cigar dinner in Melbourne.
Cigar education informed and entertained Japanese hospitality staff recently when Intercontinental Trading Corp, an exclusive sub-distributor of Pacific Cigar Company, hosted an informative training event for ‘Habanos Point’ bar and lounge staff.
La Gloria Cubana is launching two new lines with LCG Serie R Esteli Maduro only to be available at brick and mortar cigar shops in the U.S. and LGC Serie R Black Maduro to be sold through internet and catalog retailers.
The blend uses a Cameroon wrapper from the Belita region, a Dominican binder as well as Nicaraguan Jalapa tobacco, Dominican Piloto and Dominican tobacco grown from regenerated vintage seeds.
The Maduro version of the acclaimed Dunhill Aged Selection uses the original blend of the core line with a Sun Grown Ligero Maduro leaf as a wrapper. The original Aged line features an US Connecticut Shade Grown leaf.
The company states that all tobacco used in the blend was aged for more than four years including a year of finishing in Dominican rum barrels. Cohiba Macassar will be available from August 2016 in the U.S.A.
French humidor manufacturer Elie Bleu created a new high-end humidor in cooperation with the accessory label 2Saints. The design resembles the 2Saints “Think” collection.
Empire is one of two new high-end humidors introduced by french manufacturer Elie Bleu who previously designed the Cohiba 50 Aniversario humidor.
Enrique Sanchez’ Global Premium Cigars is releasing a new one-vitola cigar line. Blue Sapphire is a 6 x 52 Toro Gordo and will be a regular production cigar. The company describes the Nicaraguan Puro as full bodied.
Screwpop is introducing a new product to the market: The Melamine ashtray is designed for single smokers and features an “ash knocker” to clear the foot of ash as well as a cigarillo slot.
PIO Cigars is set to release a new line called 1996 Series in the sizes Robusto (6 x 50), Churchill (7 x 48), Toro (6 x 52), Torpedo (6 x 52) and Toro Extra (6 x 54).