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 533 (4/15/23)
Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Announces PCA 2023 Releases
Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust announced a plethora of releases for 2023 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) Trade Show taking place in July in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Red Meat Lovers Club (National Release)
StillWell Star Holiday Y2023 Release
Sobremesa Brûlée Blue Unicorn
Mi Querida Black Unicorn
Mi Querida Black PapaSaka
Polpetta (on-going release)
J.C. Newman Cigar Co: Announced it is re-introducing the Sanchez y Haya Cigars Marking 137th Anniversary of First Cigar Rolled in Tampa
Amendola Family Cigar Co: Shipped The West Side Story
Fosforo Cigars: Announced the Fosforo Connecticut
Foundation Cigar Company: Announced 1573 Cigars as its UK Distributor
General Cigar Company: Announced the Cohiba Riviera
HVC Cigars: Announced the HVC 10th Anniversary 54
Padrón: The Padrón Family Reserve No. 96, a PCA Exclusive is heading to retailers
ZR Cigars: announced the ZR Nicaragua
Quesada Cigars: Named Hector Becerra National Sales Manager for U.S. Market
FDA: The Cigar industry presented oral arguments in response to the FDA’s proposed requirements for Tobacco Product Manufacturing Practices
Hooten Young: Announced plans to attend the 2023 PCA Trade Show
New Mexico: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham vetoed a 25% tax increase in H.B. 547
North Dakota: Passed H.B. 1229 allowing for the establishment of cigar lounges
Aganorsa Leaf Guardian of the Farm Cerberus Gran Robusto
Muestra de Saka – The Bewitched by Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust
Agile Cigar Reviews
Joya de Nicaragua Dos Cientos (Gran Toro)
Tatuaje Monster Mash Bride
Vega Magna Toro by Quesada Cigars
The Smoking Syndicate
None This Week
Features and Blog
None this Week
None this Week
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
Prime Time Episode 263: José Blanco, Arturo Fuente
Prime Time Special Edition
None this week
Prime Time Jukebox
Prime Time Jukebox 94: Three in a Row
4/24 Prime Time Jukebox Episode 95: The Beginning of the End
TBD Prime Time Special Edition 140: TBA
On This Date…
On this date April 8:
Apr 15, 2011: We assessed the Gurkha Para La Gente
Apr 15, 2012: We assessed the Pedro Martin Platinum Series M
Apr 15, 2012: We previewed the Perla del Mar by J.C. Newman
Apr 15, 2013: We previewed the Asylum 13 6 x 80.
Apr 15, 2013: We assessed the E.P. Carrillo Short Run 2013.
Apr 15, 2014: We reported on the return of the Viaje Exclusivo Lancero – an exclusive to Atlantic Cigar Company.
Apr 15, 2014: We assessed the My Father Draper’s 126th Anniversary.
Apr 15, 2015: We reported on the availability of the Drew Estate Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Fermented Cigar.
Apr 15, 2015: We previewed the Southern Cigar Festival.
Apr 15, 2015: We reported on the Mombacho Cigars S.A. naming Shar Broumand its company President.
Apr 15, 2015: We reported on the Viaje Zombie 2015 Retailers.
Apr 15, 2015: We reported on the La Antiguedad TAA Exclusive 2015 Toro.
Apr 15, 2016: We did an Agile Cigar Review of the Illusione Original Documents ~mj12~
Apr 15, 2016: We reported Nat Sherman ending its relationship with The Knickerbocker Hotel.
Apr 15, 2016: We reported on the return of Boutique Blends Cigars’ Black Knight.
Apr 15, 2016: We assessed the Davidoff Winston Churchill Limited Edition 2016 The Raconteur
Apr 15, 2016: We reported on the Viaje Zombie Super Shot 2017
Apr 15, 2017: We published Cigar Industry Report: Volume 6, Number 21 (4/15/17)
Apr 15, 2018: We reported on Emilio Cigars bringing back the Grimalkin
Apr 15, 2018: We assessed the El Borracho Natural Toro by Dapper Cigar Company
Apr 15, 2019: We reported on the La Aurora 115th Anniversary Limited Edition
Apr 15, 2020: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the CAO Amazon Anaconda
Apr 15, 2020: We reported on the Viaje Skull & Bones Bruce Banner and The Hulk Released
Apr 15, 2020: We reported on the return of the Viaje Oro and Platino Perfectos
Apr 15, 2021: We reported on Sam Leccia Launches Vintage Fresh with Red Tips
Apr 15, 2021: We reported on Tarazona Cigars’ La Tampeña
Apr 15, 2021: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the My Father The Judge TAA Exclusive (2020)
Apr 15, 2022: We published The Smoking Syndicate: Drew Estate FSG 20 Acre Farm Robusto
Apr 15, 2022: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the Alec Bradley Magic Toast Box Pressed Gran Toro (2021 PCA Exclusive)
Originally posted on April 15, 2023 @ 4:17 am