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 523 (2/4/23)
2023 Puro Sabor Coverage
This week we completed our coverage of the 2023 Puro Sabor festival:
Puro Sabor 2023 – Closing Thoughts
Puro Sabor 2023 – Day One
Puro Sabor 2023 – Day Two
Puro Sabor 2023 – Day Three
Puro Sabor 2023 – Day Four
Puro Sabor 2023 – Day Five
Forged Cigar Company: Announced the Shady Moose
General Cigar Company: Announced the Cohiba Spectre 2022 is coming in March
Habanos SA: The Montecristo L’Esprit made its debut in Switzerland
Santana Cigars: The company announced its launch and debut cigar, Santana San Andres
Villiger Cigars: We reported on the Villiger de Nicaragua Edición Limitada 2022
Blackbird Cigars: Elvis Batista has departed the company
CAA: Named Brian Fojtik SVP of Government Relations
Jose Mendez & Co: Siegfried Maruschke has passed away
Kretek International: Sergio Montolfo has passed away
Smokin Tabacco: Announced the date for the Cigar Family Charitable Foundation 2023 Fundraiser Announced
Agile Cigar Reviews
The Smoking Syndicate
Features and Blog
No additional stories
The Blog: KMA Talk Radio 476: Tim Ozgener, Ozgener Family Cigars
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
Prime Time Episode 255: Luis & Alec Cuevas, Casa Cuevas Cigars
Prime Time Special Edition
Prime Time Special Edition 135: Glynn Loope & Joshua Habursky, Premium Cigar Association
Prime Time Jukebox
None this week
2/7 Prime Time Special Edition 136: LFD Big Game Show with Jonathan Carney
2/9 Prime Time Episode 256: Pete Johnson, Tatuaje Cigars
On This Date…
On this date February 4th
Feb 4, 2011: We assessed the Master by Carlos Torano BFC
Feb 4, 2011: We looked at Whoopi Goldberg stance against the New York City Outdoor Smoking Ban.
Feb 4,2012: We previewed the Burn by Rocky Patel Cigar (Lounge Exclusive).
Feb 4, 2012: We did Assessment Updates on the Liga Privada Unico Serie Feral Flying Pig, and Liga Privada No. 9
Feb 4, 2012: We re-posted a press release on General Cigar at Super Bowl XLVI.
Feb 4, 2013: We re-posted a press release on the 7-20-4 Hustler.
Feb 4, 2013: We previewed the The Pipe and Pint 15th Anniversary by La Flor Dominicana
Feb 4, 2013: We did an Assessment Update on the Kristoff Kristanna.
Feb 4, 2014: We reported on the Nat Sherman Mobile App.
Feb 4, 2014: We did a pre-release assessment on the 1502 Nicaragua by Global Premium Cigars
Feb 4, 2015: We reported on the Viva Republica Jailbreak Features Cigar Within a Cigar (Cigar Preview)
Feb 4, 2015: We reported on the RyJ by Romeo y Julieta Corona.
Feb 4, 2015: We assessed the Davidoff Nicaragua Diadema Fina
Feb 4, 2016: We assessed the La Flor Dominicana Special Football Edition 2016
Feb 4, 2017: We published Cigar Industry Report: Volume 6, Number 11 (2/4/17)
Feb 4, 2018: We published Prime Time Special Edition 21: A Conversation with Henke Kelner and Eladio Diaz
Feb 4, 2018: We reported on Rocky Patel Premium Cigars teaming up with Colibri for V-Cutter
Feb 4, 2019: We reported on Oettinger Davidoff AG to Handle Illusione Distribution in Europe
Feb 4, 2019: We reported on United Cigar taking action against the manufacturer of Counterfeit Cigars
Feb 4, 2019: We assessed the Balmoral Añejo XO Oscuro Rothschild Masivo by Royal Agio Cigars
Feb 4, 2020: We reported on the Punch Chop Suey Announced
Feb 4, 2020: We assessed the Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder Brimstone
Feb 4, 2021: We did an Agile Cigar Review on theLiga Privada Unico Serie Year of the Rat by Drew Estate (2020)
Feb 4, 2021: We published The Blog: Cigar Sense Announces “A Cigar Tasting Course”
Feb 4, 2021: We published Prime Time Special Edition 93: The 2021 Big Game Show with Jonathan Carney of La Flor Dominicana
Feb 4, 2021: We published The Blog: Ten Podcasts in Ten Days (Jan/Feb 2021)
Feb 4, 2022: We reported on Forged Cigar Company releasing the Bolivar Cofradia Lost & Found
Feb 4, 2022: We reported on Jared Michaeli Ingrisano getting promoted to President of Mombacho Cigars S.A.
Originally posted on February 4, 2023 @ 5:18 am