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 525 (2/18/23)
Aging Room Quattro Nic Sonata to Launch at TPE 2023
Aging Room Cigars’ has an all-new line out that is an extension to the Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua. It’s called the Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Sonata – and its musically inspired cigar done by Rafael Nodal in conjunction with A.J. Fernandez. We got the details here.
California Generational Tobacco Ban Proposed
California Assemblyman Damon Connolly has introduced a bill (AB 935) that would prohibit anyone from purchasing a tobacco product who was born on or after January 1, 2007. Essentially it would implement total prohibition of tobacco products for future generations. We got the details here.
Contest: Romeo y Julieta Envy Prize Pack
We are giving away a really cool Romeo y Julieta gift set. This includes:
Romeo Y Julieta Sling Bag
Romeo Y Julieta Cutter
Romeo Y Julieta Lighter
Romeo Y Julieta Envy Cigar Travel Case
To enter click here
Alec Bradley: The Cigar News: Alec Bradley Filthy Hooligan and Shamrock 2023 are heading to retailers
Altadis USA: Announced the new Lion Leaf line
JRE Tobacco Co: The company will soft launch the Aladino Candela
United Cigars: Announced the All Saints St. Patrick’s Firecracker
ATL Cigar Co: Announced the Wise Blood line will be featured at TPE 2023
Casa Cuevas Cigars: Announced it will showcase its Five-Cigar Sampler Pack TPE 2023
Fratello Cigars: The Fratello Vice Versa is heading to retailers
Habanos SA: The Rafael González Coronas de Lonsdales and El Rey del Mundo Templarios were showcased at an event in Portugal
HVC Cigars: Announced the HVC Selección No. 1 Natural will debut in March
La Aurora: The company will showcase the La Aurora Preferidos Hors D’Age 2021 at TPE 2023
Quality Importers Trading Co: The following announcements were made product-wise:
Phillips & King: Announced a new line called the Reserve Collection where features brands from STG & Altadis
ST Dupont: The company is releasing the Line 2 Gold Dust Lighter
Viaje: Announced the fifth installment of the Craft Series- New Beginnings
Luciano Cigars: The company has recently expanded its Nicaraguan Manufacturing and Agricultural Operations
New England Cigar Expo: This new event being launched by David Garofalo was announced this week
Quality Importers Trading Co: Announced the “Qualified Program”
Agile Cigar Reviews
The Smoking Syndicate
Features and Blog
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The Blog: Smooth Draws Radio Show Reunion Held on Simply Stogies Podcast
The Blog: Saga Restaurant– The Final Puff (Episode 7) with Fred Rewey
The Blog: Nestor Miranda Celebrates 80th Birthday
The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 480 – Micky Pegg, All Saints Cigars
The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 481 – Eric Guttormson, Cigar Dojo and Matt Tye, HBTC
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
Prime Time Special Edition
No Show This Week
Prime Time Jukebox
TBA Prime Time Jukebox Episode 90: TBD
TBA Prime Time Special Edition 137: TBD
On This Date…
On this date February 18th
Feb 18, 2013: We posted a press release on the launch of Kuuts LLC.
Feb 18, 2013: We assessed the La Gloria Cubana Piramide Supra.
Feb 18, 2013: We previewed the Fonseca Cubano Exclusivo.
Feb 18, 2014: We did an Assessment Update on the Punch Rare Corojo 10th Anniversary (2011 Release).
Feb 18, 2015: We assessed the Quesada Seleccion Espana Petit Belicoso.
Feb 18, 2015: We reported on General Cigar’s plans to auction “The Barn Humidor” at ProCigar 2015.
Feb 18, 2016: We assessed the Casa Turrent Serie 1901 Gran Robusto by A. Turrent Cigars.
Feb 18, 2017: We published Cigar Industry Report: Volume 6, Number 13 (2/18/17)
Feb 18, 2018: We assessed the Davidoff Culebras Limited Edition – Yamasá
Feb 18, 2019: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the Davidoff Yamasá Robusto Tubo
Feb 18, 2020: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the E.P. Carrillo La Historia 656 (2019 TAA Exclusive)
Feb 18, 2021: We reported on the Romeo y Julieta Edicion Limitada JR 50th Announced
Feb 18, 2021: We reported on the Tatuaje CQ2 Great Smoke Event Exclusive
Feb 18, 2021: We reported on Perdomo 20th Anniversary Belicoso Great Smoke Event Exclusive
Feb 18, 2022: We reported on the Liga Privada H99 Connecticut Corojo going regular production
Feb 18, 2022: We reported on Brian Motola joining Cavalier Genève as Director of Sales and Part Owner
Originally posted on February 18, 2023 @ 5:17 am