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 477 (3/19/22)
Padrón Family Reserve No. 95 Heading to Stores
A report by Cigar Aficionado has indicated the Padrón Family Reserve No. 95 will be heading to stores. The No. 95 was introduced at the 2021 PCA Trade Show as a PCA Trade Show Exclusive. Click here for more information.
- Davidoff: The Camacho Factory Unleashed 2 was announced
- Tatuaje: The Tatuaje La Riqueza SE 2022 is en route to retailers
- United Cigars: The Big Papi Firecracker is heading to retailers
- General Cigar Company: Announced the CAO Pilón Añejo
- Oliva: The Oliva Serie V 135th Anniversary Edición Limitada is becoming an annual release
- Quality Importers Trading Company: Announced Palió Basta and three new color options for Palió Original Cutter
- Kris Kachaturian: The former partner at AJ Fernandez Cigar Company has passed Away
- Cigar Rights of America: Issued a statement on the NASEM Report.
- Premium Cigar Association: Issued a statement on the NASEM Report
- Stogie Road Cigars: Announced distribution fo the United Kingdom.
- 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 no new co-sponsors signed on. The total number of sponsors remains at 59.
- 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.
Agile Cigar Reviews
- None this week
The Smoking Syndicate
Features and Blog
- The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 448 – Year in Review Show
- The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 449 – Micky Pegg, All Saints Cigars
- The Blog: Spare Notes Series #13
- The Blog: Spare Notes Series #14
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
- No Show This Week
Prime Time Special Edition
- No Show This Week
Prime Time Jukebox
- No Show This Week
3/23: Prime Time Episode 223: Media Panel #12
3/28: Prime Time Jukebox Episode 67: Women in Music
On This Date…
On this date March 19th…
- Mar 19, 2011: We previewed the E.P. Carrillo New Wave Connecticut.
- Mar 19, 2011: We reposted a press release on Torano Family Cigar Co’ s participation in the 8th Annual Ringside Boxing Event to Benefit the Charley Foundation
- Mar 19, 2012: We reposted a press release on the La Palina El Diario KB (Kill Bill)
- Mar 19, 2012: We reported on the passing away of Rolando Reyes Sr.
- Mar 19, 2013: We previewed the La Aurora 107 Maduro.
- Mar 19, 2013: We reposted a press release on the CAO Brazilia Carnivale.
- Mar 19, 2013: We assessed the Viaje Friends and Family Le Joueur.
- Mar 19, 2014: We reported on the Fratello Boxer.
- Mar 19, 2014: We assessed the Epicurean Gonzo Santeria.
- Mar 19, 2014: We reported on the Tortuga 215 Cedro Belicoso.
- Mar 19, 2015: We assessed the Viaje White Label Project (WLP) PL TB#7
- Mar 19, 2016: We published Cigar Industry Report: Volume 5, Number 17 (3/19/16)
- Mar 19, 2017: We published an Agile Cigar Review on the Xiphos NR Maduro Robusto
- Mar 19, 2018: We reported on Rocky Patel’s appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight
- Mar 19, 2018: We reported on the Pack a Punch sampler
- Mar 19, 2018: We published an Agile Cigar Review on the Leaf by Esteban (Toro)
- Mar 19, 2018: We reported on the Laguna Champagne Bar shutting down at The Palazzo in Las Vegas
- Mar 19, 2019: We published an Agile Cigar Review on the MQBA Torpedo by Bombay Tobak
- Mar 19, 2019: We reported on a Grupo de Maestros Private Batch Exclusive coming to Casa de Montecristo Stores
- Mar 19, 2020: We assessed the Cohiba Spectre CS19
- Mar 19, 2021: We assessed the Muestra de Saka Unstolen Valor by Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust
- Mar 19, 2021: We reported on Xavier Becerra being confirmed as Secretary of Health and Human Services
- Mar 19, 2021: We reported on Michigan relaxing its mask mandate paving the way for smoking in cigar bars again
- Mar 19, 2021: We reported on Micallef Cigars release of “A Cigar Journal”
- Mar 19, 2021: We reported on Altadis’ USA’s Montecristo Epic Vintage 12.
- Mar 19, 2021: We reported on DBL Cigars’ La Pipa.