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 8am Eastern Time.
Cigar Industry Report: Edition 512 (11/19/22)
El Primer Mundo Returns to PDR Cigars for Distribution
El Primer Mundo has announced that PDR Cigars will now begin handling its distribution. Under the agreement, PDR will handle sales and fulfillment for the El Primer Mundo portfolio. In addition, PDR Cigars is producing the three blends of the El Primer Mundo Originals line. The agreement marks the second time the PDR has worked with El Primer Mundo to handle the company’s distribution. We’ve got the details here.
Altadis USA: Announced the Casa de Garcia Centenario
Drew Estate: The Blackened M81 is heading to Drew Diplomat retailers. The company also announced the Undercrown Dogma 10th Anniversary and the return of the Undercrown Dogma Sun Grown
E.P. Carrillo: The E.P. Carrillo Allegiance is heading to stores.
Foundation Cigar Company: TheHighclere Castle Senetjer is now heading to stores
Fratello Cigars: Announced the Fratello Florida State Exclusive
Habanos SA: We reported on the Quai D’Orsay No. 52, Montecristo Wide Edmundo, and the La Gloria Cubana Glorias
None this week
Agile Cigar Reviews
The Smoking Syndicate
Features and Blog
None this Week
The Blog: Mexico City – In My Mind’s Eye (Casa 1910 Experience Pre-Game)
The Blog: Aganorsa Experience – Aganorsa Leaf Aniversario Maduro
The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 472: Kurt Kendall, 7-20-4 Cigars
The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 473: Desiree Sylver, Drunk Chicken Cigars
The Blog: KMA Episode 474: Smokin Tabacco Takeover with La Flor Dominicana
The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 475: Kevin Schweitzer, Vintage Rock-A-Feller Cigar Group
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
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Prime Time Special Edition
None this week
Prime Time Jukebox
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11/29 Prime Time Special Edition 131: The Baseball Show – 2022 Post-Season Edition
12/1 Prime Time Episode 250: Charlie Minato
TBA: Prime Time Jukebox Episode 84: Rolling Stone Top 500 Songs Part 10: The Top 50 (Rescheduled)
On This Date…
On this date November 19th
Nov 19, 2011: We previewed a blend change for the Elogio Serie LSV.
Nov 19, 2011: We assessed the Lou Rodriguez Edicion Reserva Maduro.
Nov 19, 2012: We re-posted a press release on the Nat Cicco HHB.
Nov 19, 2012: We re-posted a press release on a price increase of JM Tobacco’s JM Dominican line.
Nov 19, 2012: We re-posted a press release on the J. Grotto Lancero Limitado.
Nov 19, 2012: We re-posted a press release on Rick Ardito being named Director of Marketing and Sales for 7-20-4.
Nov 19, 2012: We assessed the 1502 Emerald.
Nov 19, 2013: We assessed the Casa Fernandez Aganorsa Leaf Maduro Illustrate.
Nov 19, 2013: We re-posted a press release on Smoke Inn Cigars’ Toy Drive for the Kids Cancer Foundation.
Nov 19, 2014: We assessed the Davidoff Year of the Sheep Limited Edition 2015
Nov 19, 2014: We reported on pricing for the Davidoff Oro Blanco.
Nov 19, 2015: We reported on the Crowned Heads Four Kicks Black Belt Buckle as a new Shop Exclusive to Famous Cigar Shop
Nov 19, 2015: We assessed the Indian Motorcycle Maduro Toro
Nov 19, 2015: We reported on the Nomad H-Town San Andres Lancero.
Nov 19, 2016: We published Cigar Industry Report: Volume 5, Number 52 (11/19/16)
Nov 19, 2017: We assessed the Imperia Aventador Robusto by MLB Cigar Ventures
Nov 19, 2018: We assessed the Punch Diablo Scamp
Nov 19, 2018: We published the Feature Story Midterm Election Results Mean Game Plan Changes for Cigar Industry in Quest for Premium Cigar Exemption
Nov 19, 2018: We reported on Altria announcing support for a Federally Mandated Minimum Tobacco Purchase Age of 21
Nov 19, 2019: We reported on legislation to exempt Premium Cigars over $12.00 from Anti-Tobacco Bill
Nov 19, 2019: We assessed the 300 Hands Connecticut Petit Edmundo by Southern Draw Cigars
Nov 19, 2019: We reported on Habanos S.A. launching the Romeo y Julieta Maravillas 8 for the Chinese New Year
Nov 19, 2020: We assessed the Montecristo Espada Oscuro Guard by Altadis USA
Nov 19, 2020: We reported on the CLE 25th Anniversary Cigar
Nov 19, 2020: We reported on the return of the Viaje Stuffed Turkey and Farmer Bill Hatchet
Nov 19, 2021: We reported on the Flor de Copán Reserva
Nov 19, 2021: We reported on the VegaFina Nicaragua Jalapa Short Titan