Herrera was originally recruited by Drew Estate to create a signature brand illustrating his Cuban heritage and “Cubanesque” blending style.
The Camacho Ecuador, which begins shipping later this month, will feature an Ecuador Habano wrapper.
Regius Cigars is launching a new line, Exlusivo U.S.A., with a dinner event at Chicago’s Casa de Montecristo on May 29.
Melillo has no formal plans but is looking forward to creating new blends and brands in the premium cigar industry. Since the beginning of the year Melillo has been consulting on tobacco purchasing and cigar blending under his company Melillo International.
The Food and Drug Administration has made public its rules for regulating cigars. If we don’t act now, the cigar industry as we know it will cease to exist. Please click on the link and let your voice be heard. Your ability to enjoy premium cigars depends on it!
General Cigar announced that by 1907 Dunhill, which the company describes in a press release as “a medium-bodied, four-cigar collection” will be available this month. 1907 by Dunhill is the first full-time new Dunhill brand since Signed Range was introduced in 2001.
“The message as to why premium cigars should be exempt from such regulations must be the strategy for every consumer, retail tobacconist and manufacturer of premium cigars, over the course of the next 75 days, ending July 9, 2014.”
Nat Sherman’s Brooklyn pop-up shop at Cacao Prieto, home of the Widow Jane Whiskey distillery and organic chocolate factory, will return on Friday, May 16th. The company will also kick-off a partnership with Botanica, a neighboring cocktail lounge.
Old School makes Jaxx, Jaxx LT and Stixx. La Sirena will also be releasing a third La Sirena Line at the 2014 IPCPR trade show this summer.
The Griffin’s has announce the launch of its new Gran Robusto vitola to the line.