IPCPR 2017

Our annual IPCPR Trade Show Coverage is the most comprehensive in the cigar industry. We give you Pre Game Coverage (Before the Show), Reports from the Show, and Post Game (After the show).

IPCPR 2017 Pre Game

2017 IPCPR Pre-Game Report Part 1: A Look at This Year’s Trade Show and Convention
2017 IPCPR Pre-Game Report Part 2: The Trends to Watch
2017 IPCPR Pre-Game Report Part 3: Predictions for the Five Hottest Cigars
2017 IPCPR Pre-Game Report Part 4: Around the Show Floor

Events

IPCPR Announces Rudy Giuliani as Keynote Speaker for 2017 Convention
IPCPR Convention and Trade Show Dates and Venue Change
Davidoff Golden Band Awards 2017 Nominees Announced
Davidoff Golden Band Award Winners Announced.

IPCPR News and Previews

1502 XO Churchill Launches at 2017 IPCPR
AJ Fernandez Enclave Broadleaf Showcased at 2017 IPCPR
AJ Fernandez New World Puro Especial Coming to 2017 IPCPR
AJ Fernandez Unveils New Packaging for San Lotano
Altadis U.S.A. Adding Monte by Montecristo AJ Fernandez
Alec Bradley Black Market Estelí to be Showcased at 2017 IPCPR
Alec Bradley Fine & Rare 2017 Brings Back 2012 Blend
Alec Bradley Prensado Lost Art to Formally Launch at 2017 IPCPR
Ashton Adds San Cristobal Ovation Eminence at 2017 IPCPR
Ashton Adds San Cristobal Quintessence Corona Gorda at 2017 IPCPR
Asylum 13 Medulla Oblongata Launched at 2017 IPCPR
Berger & Argenti Entubar Returns at 2017 IPCPR
Black Works Studio Boondock Saint to be Released in August
Black Works Studio Showcases New Bands for Green Hornet and Kato
Bombay Tobak to Launch Gaaja Robusto at 2017 IPCPR
Boutique Blends: Aging Room Quattro F55 Maduro Goes National at 2017 IPCPR
Boutique Blends Showcases Aging Room Solera Shade at 2017 IPCPR
CAO Amazon Anaconda Makes Debut at 2017 IPCPR
Casa Fernandez: Guardian of the Farm Rambo Introduced at the 2017 IPCPR
Casa Fernandez Rebrands Master Mason as Secreto Del Arte
C.L.E. Azabache Showcased at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Colibri Explorer Travel Case to Debut at 2017 IPCPR
Colibri to Launch Gotham Lighter at 2017 IPCPR
Colibri Rally Lighter to Debut at 2017 IPCPR
Colibri SV-Cut to Debut at 2017 IPCPR
Cornelius & Anthony Adds Cornelius Lonsdale
Cornelius & Anthony to Launch Aerial at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Cornelius & Anthony to Launch Señor Esugars at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Crux Epicure to Launch at 2017 IPCPR with a Fourth Size
Crux Limitada Show Exclusive 2017 Coming to IPCPR Trade Show
Crux PB5 Limitada Third Release Coming to 2017 IPCPR
Crux du Connoisseur No. 4 Adds Corona Gorda to Line
D’Crossier Golden Blend Assortment with Three New Sizes to Launch at 2017 IPCPR
D’Crossier: Revamped Flor de D’Crossier Selection No 512 Line Unveiled at 2017 IPCPR
De Los Reyes Cigars Showcasing Saga Short Tales Tomo 3, 4, and 5
Debonaire Daybreak Launching at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Debonaire House Introducing Packaging Updates to Debonaire Habano and Debonaire Maduro Lines
Davidoff: Zino Platinum Z-Crown Series Launched at 2017 IPCPR
Diesel Grind Introduced to General Cigar Portfolio at 2017 IPCPR
Drew Estate Adds 4 x 32 Vitola Across Majority of Portfolio
Drew Estate Introduces ACID Kuba Candela, ACID Blondie Candela, ACID Blondie Red, ACID Blondie Gold, and Krush Classic Line Extensions
Drew Estate Natural Rebranded as Larutan for U.S. Market
Drew Estate Taking FSG Brand National
Drew Estate to Launch Pappy Van Winkle Tradition at 2017 IPCPR
Drew Estate to Launch Undercrown Sun Grown at 2017 IPCPR
Drew Estate Unveils New Merchandising Solution for Drew Diplomat Retailers
Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Releasing Muestra de Saka Nacatamale
Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust to Showcase Mi Querida Gordita at the 2017 IPCPR
Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust to Showcase Todos Las Dias at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
E.P. Carrillo Elencos Makes Return at 2017 IPCPR
El Primer Mundo Clase Reserve Connecticut to Launch at 2017 IPCPR
Emilio Cigars to Launch LJZ at 2017 IPCPR
Espinosa Debuts Revamped Murcielago
Espinosa Reggae and Reggae DREAD to Make National Debut at 2017 IPCPR
Espinosa to Relaunch Murcielago in Conjunction with AJ Fernandez
Esteban Carreras Launches Mr. Brownstone at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Foundation Cigar Company Launching The Wise Man (El Güegüense) Maduro at 2017 IPCPR
Foundation Cigar Company Teams with Layne Coffee to Launch Coffee Line
Foundation Cigar Co. to Produce and Distribute Cigar for Highclere Castle Cigar Co.
Foundation Cigar Company to Release Collector’s Humidor
Fratello Navetta to Debut at 2017 IPCPR
Gurkha 10th Anniversary 15 Year Cellar Reserve Details Announced
Gurkha Havana Legend to Relaunch at 2017 IPCPR
Gurkha Master Select to Return at 2017 IPCPR
Gurkha to Reintroduce Blendmaster’s Cask at 2017 IPCPR
Gurkha Reports Sales Records at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
H. Upmann Banker Ingot Rosé Unveiled at 2017 IPCPR
Island Lifesyle Importers Announces Tommy Bahama Back Nine Golf Series Accessories
Island Lifesyle Importers Announces Tommy Bahama Regatta Collection
Island Lifestyle Importers Unveiling Tommy Bahama “Cigar Club” Accessories
Island Lifestyle to Expand Aged Reserve Cigar Line
Island Lifestyle Importers: Three Sizes of Island Lifestyle Aged Reserve Cigars to be Showcased at 2017 IPCPR
Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Gran Reserva Launching at 2017 IPCPR
Joya de Nicaragua: New Packaging for Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo
Joya de Nicaragua to Introduce Joya Family Sampler
L’Atelier Extension de la Racine ER17 Released
L’Atelier Imports Unveils Surrogates 7th Sam at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
La Barba Introducing New Bands for Red and Purple
La Flor Dominicana Adds 50-Count Cabinets for La Nox Petite
La Flor Dominicana Factory Press Returns for 2017
La Flor Dominicana to Launch La Volcada at 2017 IPCPR
La Galera Maduro Pilon Unveiled at 2017 IPCPR
La Gloria Cubana Colección Reserva Launched at 2017 IPCPR
La Palina Adds Illumination Toro
La Palina Classic Natural to Debut at 2017 IPCPR
La Palina Fuego Verde Showcased at 2017 IPCPR
La Palina Goldie Toro Introduced for 2017 at IPCPR
La Palina Number Series to Launch at 2017 IPCPR
LH Premium Cigars: Jim Robinson and Nick Syris of LH Premium Cigars to Launch Lavida Isla at 2017 IPCPR
Macanudo Inspirado White and Black Get High Profile Launch at 2017 IPCPR
Marrero Flor de Nino Robusto Showcased at 2017 IPCPR
Marrero Tico Torpedo Introduced at 2017 IPCPR
Matt Booth Returns and Teams with Robert Caldwell
Miami Cigar and Company Adding Tatiana Groovy Blue La Vita Size
Mombacho Cigars SA to Release Cosecha 2012 at IPCPR
Montecristo Espada Estoque Vintage 2002 Showcased at 2017 IPCPR
MoyaRuiz Il Ridotto to Have Full Launch at 2017 IPCPR
My Father La Opulencia Unveiled at 2017 IPCPR
Nomad Classic Dominican First Run 2012 Coming to IPCPR 2017
Nomad Fin de Los Mundos Showcased at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co: 2012 by Oscar Line Extensions to be Showcased at 2017 IPCPR
Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co to Launch My Way by Bayron Duarte at 2017 IPCPR
Oscar Valladares and Co to Launch The Oscar Maduro at 2017 IPCPR
Padilla 1932 Returns at 2017 IPCPR
Partagas: Revamped Partagas 1845 Line Introduced at 2017 IPCPR
PDR Cigars Showcases El Criollito at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Pier 28 Maduro Showcased at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Plasencia Launches Alma del Campo at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Quesada Reserva Privada Barber-Pole Launched at 2017 IPCPR
Recluse Cigar Co: Citing Upcoming California Cigar Tax Hike, Recluse Cigar Co. to Stay Home from 2017 IPCPR
Rocky Patel Fifty Toro Returns For Limited Run
Rocky Patel to Debut Hamlet 25th Year at 2017 IPCPR
Rocky Patel to Introduce Java Red
Rocky Patel to Introduce “x-press” Line Extension to Java Line
Rocky Patel Vintage 2006 San Andreas to Debut at 2017 IPCPR
RoMa Craft Tobac Introduces Three Neanderthal Line Extensions for Europe
Saint Luis Rey Natural Broadleaf Unveiled at 2017 IPCPR
S.T. Dupont To Introduce New miniJet Lighter Design
Selected Tobacco: Byron Limited Edition Humidors Coming to 2017 IPCPR
Selected Tobacco Expands Atabey Offerings
Serino Cigar Company to Formally Introduce Wayfarer at 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Southern Draw Cigars Introduces New Packaging and Band Art at 2017 IPCPR
Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder to Have National Launch at 2017 IPCPR
Ted’s Presidential Cigar Showcased at 2017 IPCPR
Ventura Cigar Company to Launch Hugo Chairman at 2017 IPCPR
Ventura Cigar Company to Showcase Five Blends of Case Study at 2017 IPCPR
Veritas Cigars to Showcase its Fabrica Oveja Negra Lines
Viaje 5th Anniversary to Return This Year
Viaje 10th Anniversary Announced
Viaje: Third Blend for Viaje 10th Anniversary Unveiled at 2017 IPCPR
Villiger La Flor de Ynclan to Return at 2017 IPCPR
Whiff Industries To Launch Two New Whiff Out Scents at 2017 IPCPR

Feature Stories

Cigar of the Year Awards Presented at 2017 IPCPR
Editor’s Corner Volume 6, Number 9: IPCPR 2017 Footnotes
Erik Espinosa Talks About The Reggae DREAD
Spotlight on Alpha Cigar Company at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on Boutique Blends at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on Bombay Tobak at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on Crux Cigar Company at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on Cubariqueño Cigar Company at the 2017 IPCPR
Spotlight on E.P. Carrillo at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on Fratello Cigars at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on General Cigar Company at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on JRE Tobacco Co. at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on LH Premium Cigars and Lavida Isla at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on Matt Booth at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on MLB Cigar Ventures at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on Plasencia Cigars at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on Serino Cigar Company at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on Villiger North America at the 2017 IPCPR Trade Show
Why Rudy Giuliani’s Keynote Address at IPCPR 2017 Missed the Mark

Podcasts 

IPCPR 2017 Media Recap Show (Developing Palates)
KMA Talk Radio Episode 259 (IPCPR Recap)
Prime Time Special Edition #7: A Different View of IPCPR
Prime Time Show Episode 14
Smooth Draws Radio Show Episode 117 (IPCPR Recap)