Cigar News

  1. Tarazona Cigars has named Willy Marante its Vice President Sales and Marketing. Marante was a longtime regional sales representative with Miami Cigar & Company. On March 1st, he transitioned to La Aurora Cigars where he became the company’s brand ambassador. “We are pleased to welcome Mr. Marante to Tarazona Cigars. With Willy’s knowledge and extensive […]
  2.   Late in 2019, industry veteran Micky Pegg made his official return to the cigar industry. Pegg was best known for being the Vice President of Sales at CAO Cigars, and prior to that, his time with Davidoff, Felipe Gregorio Cigars, and Georgetown Tobacco. Shortly after CAO was absorbed into General Cigar Company, Pegg would […]
  3. On Special Edition 98, we are proud to welcome Miguel Schoedel, National Sales Manager of Crowned Heads, as our special guest.  There is a lot going on at Crowned Heads and we’ll get an update from Miguel as we head into the busy summer release season. Plus we will have our “One Must Go” and […]
  4. Sampler packs are common in the cigar marketplace. They have provided a way for manufacturers to package multiple blends and/or multiple vitolas into a single offering at an attractive price point. In some cases, manufacturers include unreleased blends, and in some of those cases these unreleased blends are put in the sampler with the idea […]
  5. Prime Time Jukebox Episode 36 features our fifth installment of our Album Archaeology Series. On this episode, we are joined by Cigar Dojo’s Eric Guttormson to break down The Clash’s landmark album London Calling. Much like an archaeologist digs and hunts for gems, on Album Archaeology we dig into the London Calling album. We go […]
  6. The Cigar Industry Report is a one-stop place to catch up on the activity here at Cigar Coop. It is a combination of the news reports, cigar reviews, and assessment updates we do throughout the week. In addition, each week we will look back at Cigar Coop history. Look for this report every Saturday morning at […]
  7. 2021 is the 25th anniversary of Drew Estate. On the May 6th Freestyle Live show, the company announced plans to celebrate the milestone with a birthday bash entitled “DE25”. The event will take place at the Southfork Ranch (made famous by the television series “Dallas”) in Parker, Texas. In addition to the party, Drew Estate […]
  8. The year 2021 is a big milestone year for Drew Estate. It marks the company’s 25th anniversary as well as the 10th anniversary of the Undercrown brand. For the 10th anniversary of Undercrown, Drew Estate announced a new addition to the Undecrown lineup with the Undercrown 10. The Undercrown 10 will become the fourth line […]
  9. At the Habanos World Days Virtual Festival, Habanos SA unveiled its 2021 Gran Reserva release. The 2021 installment is based on the Partagás Serie E No. 2 and is dubbed the Gran Reserva de Partagás Serie E No. 2 Cosecha 2015. The Gran Reserva line is released by Habanos SA every two years. It is […]
  10. JRE Tobacco is adding two new sizes to the Aladino Vintage Selection line in the form of a Toro (6 x 50) and Elegante (7 x 38). The line extensions will have a full launch at the 2021 PCA Trade Show in Las Vegas with a soft launch this month for the retailers who have […]