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 480 (4/9/22)
Davidoff Black Band Limited Edition to be Released in May
Davidoff has announced a limited edition cigar that combines tobaccos from its Black Band line: Davidoff Nicaragua, Davidoff Escurio, an Davidoff Yamasá. We’ve got the details here.
- Drew Estate: The Smoke Inn 25th Anniversary cigar was announced
- Gran Habano: The company announced the Persian King Type-Mod 60
- Pospiech Cigars: The company announced the CPospiech Announces BDP Cigar
- United Cigars: The company announced the Stadium Series II
- E.P. Carrillo: The company announced the Encore El Futuro line extension
- Fuerte y Libre: The company announced the Sun Country Corona
- Joya de Nicaragua: The Joya Ninjaragua is returning
- Oliva: The company announced the Tabolisa Uno Limited Edition set
- Premium Cigar Association: A letter was written strengthening its position on Responsible Marketing.
- 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.
- ATL Magic Sublime
- Crowned Heads The Lost Angel 2021 (TAA Release)
- La Flor Dominicana Maceta de Oro
- VegaFina Nicaragua Jalapa Short Titan
Agile Cigar Reviews
- None this week
The Smoking Syndicate
- The Smoking Syndicate Roundtable #5 – EIROA PCA Exclusive 11/18
Features and Blog
- No Feature Stories Published this week
- The Blog: Crux Cigars Adds Ben Dyer to Sales Team
- The Blog: Spare Notes #15
- The Blog: KMA Talk Radio Episode 452: Riste Ristevski, JSK Cigars
Prime Time Podcasts
Prime Time Show
Prime Time Special Edition
Prime Time Jukebox
4/11: Prime Time Jukebox Episode 69: Rolling Stone Top 500 Songs Part 6: 250 to 201
4/26: Prime Time Special Edition 119: Nick Perdomo, Perdomo Cigars
4/27 Prime Time Episode 225: TBA (Special Weds Show)
On This Date…
On this date April 9th…
- Apr 9, 2011: We assessed the Drew Estate Double Signature Reserve.
- Apr 9, 2013: We re-published a press release on the Espinosa Maduro.
- Apr 9, 2013: We previewed the Davidoff Nicaragua.
- Apr 9, 2013: We assessed the Ortega Serie “D” Maduro Lancero
- Apr 9,2014: We reported on the Recluse Amadeus.
- Apr 9, 2014: We did a pre-release assessment on the 262 Allegiance.
- Apr 9, 2014: We reported on two line extensions to the Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur line.
- Apr 9, 2015: We reported on the Casa Fernandez JFR Lunatic El Chiquito.
- Apr 9, 2015: We reported on the El Mas Chingron by Room 101 for Famous Cigar Shop.
- Apr 9, 2015: We reported on the Viaje Exclusivo becoming regular production line with new sizes.
- Apr 9, 2015: We did an Agile Cigar Review on the Illusione ~eccj~ 20th.
- Apr 9, 2016: We published Cigar Industry Report: Volume 5, Number 20 (4/9/16)
- Apr 9, 2016: We reported three RoMa Craft Tobac CroMagnon Firecracker
- Apr 9, 2016: We reported on three new sizes of the original JSK line
- Apr 9, 2017: We assessed the Black Label Trading Company Santa Muerte Corona Gorda
- Apr 9, 2018: We assessed the Cubanacan Maduro Lonsdale
- Apr 9, 2018: We reported on the Southern Draw IGNITE Project
- Apr 9, 2019: We reported on Alan Rubin acquiring Lars Tetens brands
- Apr 9, 2019: We reported on Black Works Studio S & R returning for 2019
- Apr 9, 2019: We reported on the La Aurora 1985 Maduro
- Apr 9, 2019: We reported on Pure Aroma Cigars Bringing back Lords of England
- Apr 9, 2019: We reported on HR 1854
- Apr 9, 2020: We reported on AJ Fernandez’s New World Tins
- Apr 9, 2020: We assessed the Las 6 Provincias MTZ by Espinosa Cigars
- Apr 9, 2020: We reported on a fire destroying curing barns containing Alec Bradley tobacco
- Apr 9, 2020: We assessed the Zino Platinum Crown Series Limited Edition 2020