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 518 (12/31/22)

The Headlines


2022 Cigar of the Year Countdown

This week, we continued the Countdown for the Top 30 Cigars for 2022. This is the 13th consecutive year we have run a Countdown. Here are the details and criteria for the Countdown.


You may enter both contests!

Contest: J.C. Newman Vintage Ashtray

We are giving away a J.C. Newman Vintage Ashtray. These hand-painted ashtrays are designed like the ones used at New York’s famed Stork Club. Click here to enter.

Contest: H. Upmann Nicaragua A.J. Fernandez Gift Set

We are giving away a really cool H. Upmann AJ Fernande gift set. This includes:

  • H. Upmann AJ Fernandez Cap
  • H. Upmann AJ Fernandez Mug
  • H. Upmann AJ Fernandez Lighter

Click here to enter.

The News

Product Reports

Other News

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Legislative News

Cigar Reviews


Agile Cigar Reviews

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The Smoking Syndicate

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Features and Blog


Feature Story

  • None this Week

The Blog

  • None this Week

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

  • None this week

Prime Time Special Edition

Prime Time Jukebox

  • None this week

Upcoming Schedule

1/3  Prime Time Jukebox Episode 85: 2022 – The Year in Music
1/17 TBA
1/19 Prime Time Episode 254: Juan Lopez, Gurkha Cigars

On This Date…

On this date December 24th