Cigar News

  1.   Tonight Billy and Gus Fakih make their Prime Time debut. Billy and Gus are the brothers behind Artesano Del Tobacco. This is the company that produces the Viva La Vida product. We’ll hear Billy and Gus’ story, including their roots of owning one of New York City’s iconic retail establishments. We’ll learn a little […]
  2. General Cigar Company’s Macanudo Inspirado White brand is adding two new sizes. Today the company announced the addition of a Corona (5 1/2 x 42) and a Cigarillo (4 3/16 x 32) size to the Macanudo White Family. The new sizes bring the number of vitolas offered in the line to eight. In a press […]
  3. Vintage Cigar Distributors, the company behind the 7-20-4 brand of cigars, has announced five new line extensions across its portfolio. This includes two new extensions to the 7-20-4 Hustler Series, two extensions to the 7-20-4 Factory 57 Series, and one new line extension to the 7-20-4 WK Series. Coming into the 7-20-4 Hustler Series are […]
  4. Before we start this, it should be noted that for many years I have contended that Cigar Coop is not a blog. However we are a media site with a blog component. This series you are about to read is as “bloggy” as a blog can be as we leverage that component to the fullest. What […]
  5. Las Vegas Sands Corp., the resort and casino company founded by the late Sheldon Adelson, is selling its properties in Las Vegas. This includes the Venetian, Palazzo, and the adjacent Sands Expo and Convention Center. The Sands Expo and Convention Center has hosted five Trade Shows for the IPCPR (now Premium Cigar Association) over the […]
  6. La Gloria Cubana has a new limited edition collection that has started hitting the stores. It’s called Spirit of the Lady and it will be distributed by Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG)’s new subsidiary, Forged Cigar Company. The La Gloria Cubana Spirit of the Lady features a five-country multi-national blend including a Honduran Olancho San Agustin […]
  7. Crowned Heads has announced its 2021 cigar for the Tobacconist Association of America (TAA), the Lost Angel TAA Exclusive 2021. The Lost Angel 2021 is described as a prequel to the previous Crowned Heads TAA releases from 2014 to 2019 that were dubbed, The Angel’s Anvil. The story of The Angel’s Anvill centered around a […]
  8.   Swisher President John J. Miller will be adding Chief Executive Officer to his title. Today the tobacco giant announced that its Board of Directors has elected Miller to serve as both President and Chief Executive Officer. Miller had been in the President’s role since 2017. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of […]
  9. Drew Estate has begun informing retailers that it will not be attending the Tobacco Plus Expo 2021 scheduled in Las Vegas to open on May 12. The reason given was ongoing safety concerns for its staff in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter from Drew Estate CEO Glenn Wolfson to retailers, he stated: “Drew […]
  10. Miami Cigar and Company founder Nestor Miranda‘s favorite size is known to be a lancero, and there is a limited edition offering with his name on it called the Nestor Miranda Private Reserve. The cigar is now heading to retailers nationwide. The cigar features a Dominican Corojo wrapper over Nicaraguan Criollo and a combination of Dominican, […]