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 542 (6/17/23)
Conviction by Rocky Patel Announced
Preliminary details of Conviction by Rocky Patel were announced. This is Rocky Patel Premium Cigars’ signature release for the 2023 PCA Trade Show. We have those details here.
Cavalier Genève: The company is launching Inner Circle Domaine Rouge
Davidoff: The AVO Seasons Summer Edition is heading to retailers
Espinosa Cigars: The company shipped its 601 La Bomba Warhead IX
United Cigars: The company has shipped its E.P. Carrillo Pledge Firecracker
Artista Cigars: The company shipped its Harvest and Midnight lines
Arturo Fuente: The Don Carlos Eye of the Bull got a launch in Belgium
Black Star Line Cigars: Announced the Rosewood 1923 line
Crux Cigars: The Crux Epicure Habano is heading to retailers
Dapper Cigar Company: Released the HolySmoke Genesis line
Dissident Cigars: Announced the limited edition, The ReVolt
Don Doroteo Cigars: Announced details around the Salt of the Earth line
El Septimo Geneva: The company will debut Empress of Sheba as a part of its Emperor Collection
Foundation Cigar Company: The company will add Charter Oak Pegnataro and Pasquale
Fratello: The Fratello Sorella will make its U.S. Debut
Gotham Cigars: The South Florida retailer announced the launch of Flatbush Cigar Company
HVC Cigars: The company is launching HVC Hot Cake Golden Line
Les Fines Lames: We reported on the Le Petit Bourbon Barrel Cigar Knife and a new version of its Punch Bracelet
Nomos: The company will introduce Robusto and Lonsdale line extensions to its eponymous line
Oliva Cigar Company: Announced the Oliva Serie V Roaring Twenties Super Limited Edition
Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co: We reported on The Oscar Connecticut, the 2012 by Oscar Sumatra, and the Cigar News: Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co. to Introduce Leaf by Oscar 10th Anniversary Criollo
Padrón: Introduced the Updated No. 1 Cigar of the Year Sampler
Villiger: The company is launching the Villiger 1888 Nicaragua to the U.S. market and plans to introduce Villiger Miami 2023
Drew Estate: Filed a lawsuit over unauthorized use of Deadwood Tobacco Trademark
Premium Cigar Association: Took a position on unauthorized Use of Trademarks and Trade Dress. In addition the DocuSeries, Hand Rolled: J.C. Newman Cigar Company will debut at the 2023 PCA Trade Show
Agile Cigar Reviews
None this week
The Smoking Syndicate
None this week
Features and Blog
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
Prime Time Special Edition
None this Week
Prime Time Jukebox
6/20 Prime Time Special Edition 142: Rafael Nodal, Tabacalera USA
6/22 Prime Time Episode 273: PCA 2023 Pre-Game Series Part 3: 2023 Virtual Trade Expo, Week 1
On This Date…
On this date June 10:
Jun 17, 2011: We did a pre-release assessment fo the My Uzi Weighs a Ton.
Jun 17, 2011: We previewed the E.P. Carrillo Short Run 2011.
Jun 17, 2012: We assessed the Rocky Patel Hercules.
Jun 17, 2012: We previewed the Litto Gomez Diez Small Batch No. 4 Oscuro.
Jun 17, 2013: We assessed the El Centurion (2013) by My Father Cigars
Jun 17, 2014: We reported on Zander-Greg’s Nat Cicco HHB Habano and Line Extensions to Nat Cicco Aniversario 1965.
Jun 17, 2014: We reported on the Table 36 Peacemaker.
Jun 17, 2014: We reported on Sindicato releasing the Sindicato Maduro.
Jun 17, 2014: We reported on the 7-20-4 Factory 57.
Jun 17, 2014: We reported on Ocean State Cigars’ J. Grotto Anniversary.
Jun 17, 2014: We reported on the CAO Art of Craft Sampler heading to Total Wine
Jun 17, 2014: We assessed the Camacho Ecuador.
Jun 17, 2015: We reported on Imperial Tobacco Group acquiring New York’s Cigar Inn.
Jun 17, 2015: We reported on the plans for the Flor de Selva Toro Connecticut and Maduro to launch at the 2015 IPCPR Trade Show.
Jun 17, 2015: We reported on the 2015 release of the La Aroma de Cuba Noblesse.
Jun 17, 2015: We assessed the Camacho American Barrel-Aged Toro.
Jun 17, 2015: We reported on the Indian Motorcycle Ultra Premium Cigars release.
Jun 17, 2016: We assessed the Saga Short Tales-Tales of High Priming
Jun 17, 2016: We reported on three U.S. Diplomats being expelled from Nicaragua.
Jun 17, 2017: We published Cigar Industry Report: Volume 6, Number 30 (6/17/17)
Jun 17, 2018: We assessed the Gran Habano Persian King Rajah
Jun 17, 2018: We reported on the Alec & Bradley Blind Faith
Jun 17, 2019: We reported on the Vintage Rock-A-Feller Dominican Blue
Jun 17, 2019: We reported on the Tatuaje ME and ME II
Jun 17, 2019: We reported on the eight Tube releases by Drew Estate
Jun 17, 2019: We reported on the return of the La Aurora Preferidos Hors d’Age
Jun 17, 2019: We reported on the Crux Limitada Gunner
Jun 17, 2019: We reported on the Protocol Sir Robert Peel
Jun 17, 2019: We reported on the Southern Draw Cigars’ 300 Hands Connecticut
Jun 17, 2019: We reported on Black Label Trading Company revamping its core offerings and adding Porcelain to lineup
Jun 17, 2020: We assessed the Davidoff Exclusive Macau (2018 Vault Release)
Jun 17, 2020: We reported on the cancellation of the Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival for 2020
Jun 17, 2020: We published the Blog entry, Aganorsa Leaf Unveils Virtual Trade Show for 2020
Jun 17, 2020: We published the Blog entry, RoMa Craft Tobac Announces Virtual Trade Show for Retailers
Jun 17, 2020: We published the Blog entry, Drew Estate and Joya de Nicaragua Unveil 2020 Product Lineup on Freestyle Live Program
Jun 17, 2021: We reported on the Quesada Cigars’ Casa Magna Liga F
Jun 17, 2021: We reported on De Los Reyes Cigars’ Saga Short Tales Tomo VII – Tales of the Land: Navarrete
Jun 17, 2022: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the Tatuaje Monster Mash Mummy
Jun 17, 2022: We reported on the CAO BX3
Jun 17, 2022: We reported on Drew Estate Flying Pigs for 2022
Jun 17, 2022: We reported on Foundation Cigar Company Menelik Toro
Originally posted on June 17, 2023 @ 4:18 am