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 530 (3/18/23)
PCA Announces 2024 Trade Show will Move to Spring
The PCA Trade Show is moving to the spring. Today the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) announced its 2024 Annual Convention and Trade Show will be held March 22-25, 2024 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This marks a change from the traditional summertime trade show to earlier in the year.
Contest – Blackened M81 Swag Pack Giveaway
We are giving away a really cool Blackened M81 Swag Gift Pack from Drew Estate. The contest closes on Monday.
Blackened M81 Branded Cigar and Whiskey Carrying Case (No Cigars or Whiskey included)
Blackened M81 Branded Lighter
Blackened M81 Branded Cigar Rest
United Cigars: Announced the return of the Big Papi Firecracker
Cayman Cigar Company: We reported on The Beacon, a cigar that contains Caymanian tobacco
CLE Cigar Company: Will team up with Omar McGee of the Posh Collection to produce the Rose Gold Reserve
Ferio Tego: Announced the Timeless TAA 2023
Forged Cigar Company: Announced the Partagas de Bronce
General Cigar Company: Announced the Punch Knuckle Buster Habano Stubby
Luciano Cigars: Announced it is rebranding Pichardo Cigars to Tiago Cigars
Ozgener Family Cigars: We reported on the Aramas
Quality Importers Trading Co: Announced the TAA Exclusive Xikar Xi2 Cutter
Viaje: The company has shipped the Viaje Honey & Hand Grenades Falchion Collector’s Edition
Premium Cigar Association: Hired Antoine Reid as Director of Content
None this week
Agile Cigar Reviews
The Smoking Syndicate
None this week
Features and Blog
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
Prime Time Special Edition
No Show This Week
Prime Time Jukebox
3/28 Prime Time Special Edition 138: The Great Smoke Recap with Alex Tavella
3/30 Prime Time Episode 261: James Brown, Oveja Negra Bands
On This Date…
On this date March 25th
Mar 25, 2011: We assessed the Avo Limited Edition 2011 85th Anniversary (Avo LE11).
Mar 25, 2011: We previewed La Gloria Cubana Serie N Day.
Mar 25, 2012: We assessed the Viaje Friends and Family
Mar 25, 2013: We assessed the La Flor Dominicana Mystery Cigar.
Mar 25, 2014: We reported on the RoMa Craft Tobac to Release Panetela Project “El Catador de las Panetelas”.
Mar 25, 2014: We reported on the K.A. Kendall’s Spider discontinuation of the 7-20-24 Spider.
Mar 25, 2014: We did a pre-release assessment on the 601 La Bomba Sake Bomb by Espinosa Cigars.
Mar 25, 2015: We reported on the Viaje TNT and C-4 2015 Editions
Mar 25, 2015: We reported on the Viaje Collaboration 2015
Mar 25, 2015: We reported on the Hoyo de Monterrey Edición de Cumpleaños 150
Mar 25, 2015: We reported on the JM Nicaraguan Corojo
Mar 25, 2015: We reported on the Charlie Toraño Capitva
Mar 25, 2015: We assessed the 1875 by Romeo y Julieta Tres
Mar 25, 2016: We reported on the El Primer Mundo Liga Miami Gloria
Mar 25, 2016: We assessed the Cigar Review: Viaje Skull and Bones Ten Ton Tess Collector’s Edition
Mar 25, 2016: We reported on the Viaje Zombie, Zombie Antidote, and Zombie Super Shot 2016 Editions
Mar 25, 2017: We published Cigar Industry Report: Volume 6, Number 18 (3/25/17)
Mar 25, 2018: We reported on Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard forming Hoejsgaard & Co.
Mar 25, 2018: We published Editor’s Corner Volume 7, Number 4a: Love Rollercoaster
Mar 25, 2019: We assessed the H. Upmann Connecticut Grupo de Maestros Toro by Altadis U.S.A
Mar 25, 2019: We reported on the Crux Limitada RedLine
Mar 25, 2020: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the My Father El Hijo (2019)
Mar 25, 2020: We reported on the PCA and CRA requesting Six Month Deadline for SE Reports
Mar 25, 2020: We reported on the TAA canceling its 2020 Convention and announcing the 2020 TAA Exclusive Series
Mar 25, 2020: We published The Blog: How to Properly Relight Your Cigar by Nick Perdomo
Mar 25, 2020: We reported on the Crowned Heads Four Kicks Capa Especial Coming This Spring
Mar 25, 2021: We reported on the Diesel Disciple 2021 TAA Exclusive
Mar 25, 2021: We reported on the Alec Bradley Black Market Estelí Diamond Returning for 2021
Mar 25, 2021: We reported on Claudio Sgroi departing Mombacho Cigars
Mar 25, 2021: We reported on InterTabac 2021 being cancelled
Mar 25, 2022: We reported on the Red Meat Lovers Club Beef Stick
Mar 25, 2022: We published Quesada Corner – Quesada 1974 Toro
Originally posted on March 25, 2023 @ 4:17 am