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 450 (9/11/21)
Jeremy Piven Collection PIV Robusto Announced
This week details were released around actor Jeremy Piven’s foray into the cigar industry. Piven will be working with Illusione Cigars for his first release. We’ve got the details here.
PCA Post Game Reports
This week we completed our PCA Reports from this year’s Trade Show.
Summer of ’21 Reports
These are focused on companies that did not attend the 2021 Trade Show, but still had summer releases.
- Summer of ’21 Report: Casa Cuevas Cigars
- Summer of ’21 Report: Joya de Nicaragua
- Summer of ’21 Report: Micallef Cigars
- Summer of ’21 Report: United Cigars’
- Summer of ’21 Report: Viaje Cigar Company
- Aganorsa Leaf: The company announced the JFR Lunatic Torch Imagine
- Quesada Cigars: The company has shipped the Casa Magna Liga F, Oktoberfest 10th Anniversary, and 1974 Toro
- Frontline Cigars: The company has shifted production of the Blue Line to Nicaragua
- General Cigar Company: The company has released the Odyssey Full.
- Jake Wyatt Cigar Company: We reported on the Jake Wyatt Limited Lancero Sampler
- House of Representatives: HR 3982 is a proposed piece of legislation that calls for an exemption from FDA Regulation for premium handmade cigars. This week Jefferson Van Drew [R-NJ] signed on as a co-sponsor.. The total number of sponsors is now at 32.
- U.S. Senate: S.438 is a proposed piece of legislation that calls for an exemption from FDA Regulation for premium handmade cigars. This week no new co-sponsors were added. The total number of sponsors remains at nine.
- Irish Car Bomb Firecracker by United Cigar
- Tatuaje TAA 2020
- Trinidad Espiritu No.2 by Altadis USA
- All Saints St. Francis Oscuro Toro
- Protocol Eliot Ness Maduro (Toro)
Agile Cigar Reviews
- None this week
The Smoking Syndicate
- No installment this week
Features and Blog
- None this week outside PCA Reports.
- The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 430 -Jeffrey Amendola & Chris Monaco, Amendola Family Cigar Co.
- The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 431 – Scott Pearce, Premium Cigar Association
- The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 432 – 10 Year Anniversary Show Live from El Reloj in Tampa, Florida
- The Blog: Spare Notes Series #5 – Ferio Tego Success and Other Industry Updates
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
Prime Time Special Edition
- No Show This Week
Prime Time Jukebox
- No Show This Week
9/13: Prime Time Jukebox Episode 49: Jazz Show #1 w/ Matt Tye
9/14: Prime Time Special Edition 106: TBA
9/16: Prime Time Episode 202: TBA
On This Date…
On this date Sept 11th…
- Sept 11, 2011: We assessed the Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon
- Sept 11, 2012: We previewed the E.P. Carrillo Cardinal
- Sept 11, 2012: We reported on a distribution agreement between Oliva Cigar and Padilla Cigar Company.
- Sept 11, 2012: We assessed the Excéntrico by Elogio
- Sept 11, 2013: We assessed the Rocky Patel Royale (RP Royale)
- Sept 11, 2014: We published the Feature Story, The Historical Significance of the Toraño Acquisition (Editorial)
- Sept 11, 2014: We reported on General Cigar Company acquiring the Toraño Family Cigar Brands
- Sept 11, 2014: We assessed the Caldwell Selección Junior Varsity Sevillana Magnum
- Sept 11, 2014: We reported on the Flor de las Antillas Limitada Benelux 2014
- Sept 11, 2015: We reported on the L’Atelier Special Edition M.A.M.
- Sept 11, 2015: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the Avo Limited Edition 2014 (Avo 88) (Part of Avo’s Greatest Hits Sampler)
- Sept 11, 2016: We published the Feature Story, Bombay Tobak at the 2016 IPCPR Trade Show
- Sept 11, 2016: We reported on Duran Cigars distributing Meirelles y Acevedo Cigars
- Sept 11, 2016: We reported on the Viaje Farmer Bill Hatchet Zombie Edition
- Sept 11, 2016: We reported on the The Caleanoch 50 by Hammer + Sickle
- Sept 11, 2017: We reported on the Altadis U.S.A. Trinidad Santiago
- Sept 11, 2017: We assessed the CAO Fuma Em Corda Robusto
- Sept 11, 2018: We assessed the Southern Draw IGNITE Top Rung
- Sept 11, 2019: We reported on the Alec & Bradley Gatekeeper heading to retailers
- Sept 11, 2019: We the story Nick Jonas Magazine Cover Puts Premium Cigars in Mainstream Spotlight
- Sept 11, 2019: We reported on the Black Works Studio NBK Lizard King
- Sept 11, 2020: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the Undercrown Maduro Corona Pequeña