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 505 (10/1/22)

The Headlines


Tabacalera William Ventura and InterCigar SA Destroyed in a Fire

A massive fire that occurred in the early morning hours of Monday morning destroyed Tabacalera William Ventura and InterCigar SA. We got the details here. We also have a statement from German Engineered Cigars.

Hurricane Ian Slams Pinar de Rio in Cuba

Hurricane Ian, one of the strongest storms of the Atlantic Tropical Storm season has made a direct impact on Western Cuba, and specifically the Pinar del Río region. We got the details here.

Drew Estate Partners with Metallica for Blackened M81

Drew Estate has revealed its fourth mystery cigar. It’s a new offering in the Drew Estate portfolio known as Blackened M81. Blackened is the name of a whiskey done with Metallica and distiller Rob Dietrich. The brand has now expanded to include a cigar being produced and sold by Drew Estate. We got the details here.


The News

Product Reports

Other News

Legislative News

Cigar Reviews


Agile Cigar Reviews

The Smoking Syndicate

Features and Blog


Feature Story

  • None this Week

The Blog

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

  • No show this week

Prime Time Jukebox

Cohiba 55th Anniversary Special

Upcoming Schedule

10/4 Prime Time Special Edition 128 Nick Syris, LH Cigars
10/6 Prime Time Episode 244: Jonathan Carney, La Flor Dominicana
10/10 Prime Time Jukebox Episode 80: Album Archaeology #10 – Purple Rain, Prince & the Revolution

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