George Rico, owner of Gran Habano Cigars was a guest on the 5/4/13 edition of Kiss My Ash Radio and announced a new line of cigars bearing his name called the George Rico STK Miami line. The cigars will be launched later this year.
The George Rico STK Miami line of cigars will be made at Rico’s G.R. Tabacaleras factory located in on Calle Ocho in the Little Havana district of Miami, Florida. No details of the blend were discussed, Rico said that the cigar would be launched in four sizes. Two of the sizes mentioned were a Toro and a 7 1/2 x 50 size that he referred to as a Churchill.
The George Rico cigars will be packaged in 20 count boxes and will have a price range of $8 to $9. Rico mentioned that the cigars would be slowly rolled out throughout the year. Plans are to showcase the cigar at the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show.
Updated 5/23/13: Gran Habano posted on their Facebook page that the blend would be an “American Puro”.