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 519 (1/7/23)

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.

2022 Year in Review: Top 12 Cigar Industry Stories and Themes of 2022

For the 12th consecutive year, we bring you our selections and analysis for the Top 12 cigar industry news stories and themes for the year. Unlike how we consider cigars for our Cigar of the Year Countdown, these news story selections are based on the actual calendar year for 2022. We got the story here.


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.


The News

Product Reports

Other News

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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

  • None this week

Prime Time Jukebox

Upcoming Schedule

1/10  Prime Time Jukebox Episode 86: In Memoriam – 2022
1/17 Prime Time Special Edition 134: Aging Experiment #5 Part One – Padrón Family Reserve No. 46 Maduro
1/19 Prime Time Episode 254: Juan Lopez, Gurkha Cigars

On This Date…

On this date January 7th