IPCPR 2018

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 2018 Pre Game Feature Stories and News

Day Two of IPCPR 2018 Delayed Due to Electrical Fire
IPCPR Discloses Attendance Numbers for 2018 Trade Show and Convention
Nevada Health Officials Investigating Recent Illness Outbreak Associated with Westgate Hotel and Convention Center
IPCPR Moves Pre-Show Events Out of Westgate Hotel
Why Drew Estate will be “The Company” of the 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
2018 IPCPR Pre-Game Report Part 1: A Look at This Year’s Trade Show and Convention
2018 IPCPR Pre-Game Report Part 2: The Trends to Watch
2018 IPCPR Pre-Game Report Part 3: Predictions for the Five Hottest Cigars
2018 IPCPR Pre-Game Report Part 4: Around the Show Floor

IPCPR 2018 Post Game

The Full 2018 IPCPR Post-Game Report
Editor’s Corner Volume 7, Number 9: Who is Rick Ross?
Prime Time Special Edition #36: The IPCPR Special Edition Post Game
Cigar Jukebox Media Recap Show
Developing Palates IPCPR 2018 Media Recap Show
IPCPR 2018 Post Game Report: Day One
IPCPR 2018 Post Game Report: Day Two
IPCPR 2018 Post Game Report: Day Three
IPCPR 2018 Post Game Report: Day Four

Events

Davidoff Golden Band Awards 2018 Nominees Announced
Davidoff 2018 Golden Band Award Winners Announced in Las Vegas

IPCPR News and Previews

1502 XO Torpedo Has Full Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Aganorsa Leaf to Introduce New Packaging for Buena Cosecha at 2018 IPCPR
Aganorsa Leaf to Release Casa Fernandez Aniversario Perfecto at 2018 IPCPR
Aganorsa Leaf Signature Selection to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
AJ Fernandez Belles Artes Maduro Launching at 2018 IPCPR
AJ Fernandez Introduces Enclave Broadleaf Belicoso at 2018 IPCPR
AJ Fernandez Introduces New World Puro Especial Gordo at 2018 IPCPR
Alec Bradley Bespoke Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Alec Bradley Blind Faith to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Alec Bradley Fine & Rare 2018 Brings Back 2015 Blend
Alec Bradley Magic Toast Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Altadis U.S.A.: H. Upmann Connecticut Grupo de Maestros to Commemorate 175th Anniversary of the Brand
Altadis U.S.A Adds H. Upmann Nicaragua by AJ Fernandez Box Pressed Belicoso
Altadis U.S.A.: Montecristo Artisan Series Batch III to be Showcased at 2018 IPCPR
Altadis U.S.A: Montecristo Grupo De Maestros Private Batch IV to be Showcased at 2018 IPCPR
Altadis U.S.A: Montecristo Nicaragua to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Altadis USA Introduces Revamped Packaging for Onyx Reserve
American Caribbean Cigars to Introduce “Bella Mundo” at 2018 IPCPR
American Caribbean Cigars to Introduce “The Bouncer” at 2018 IPCPR
Antigua Esteli to Launch Segovias at the 2018 IPCPR
Black Works Studio Yellow Jacket to Debut at 2018 IPCPR
Bombay Tobak to Launch MQBA at 2018 IPCPR
Boutique Blends Overhauls Aging Room Portfolio
Caldwell Anastasia Returns for 2018
Caldwell and Booth Launching Hit & Run Part Deux (Rip & Dip)
Caldwell and Booth to Launch The T Connecticut at 2018 IPCPR
Caldwell Cigar Company Launches Long Live the King MAD MF at 2018 IPCPR
Camacho Diploma Special Selection 11/18 Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Camacho Hard Charger Launched at 2018 IPCPR as Third Brotherhood Series Release
CAO Nicaragua Gets High Profile Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Cavalier Genève Takes Distribution In House, Will Skip 2018 IPCPR
Cigar Oasis 3.0 to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Cigar Oasis Announces Distribution for Ash-Stay
C.L.E. Cigar Company Introduces Samplers for Three Brands
C.L.E. Cigar Company Launches Three Line Extensions to Four C.L.E. Collection Lines
Cohiba Spectre Launches at 2018 IPCPR
Colibri to Launch Quasar Cut at 2018 IPCPR
Colibri Quasar Punch to Debut at 2018 IPCPR
Colibri S-Cut (serrated) to be Showcased at 2018 IPCPR
Cornelius & Anthony to Release Box Pressed Line with The Gent
Cornelius & Anthony to Release U.S. Centric Blend with The Mistress
Crowned Heads Announces Luminosa Gigantes LE 2018
Crowned Heads Court Reserve XVIII To Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Crowned Heads Four Kicks Maduro Lancero LE 2018 to be Showcased at 2018 IPCPR
Crux Cigars to Introduce Maduro with Epicure Galant at 2018 IPCPR
Crux Limitada RedLine and Crux Limitada Gunner Coming at 2018 IPCPR
Cubariqueño Cigar Company Releasing Protocol Themis Lancero
Daniel Marshall Cash for Clunkers Program to Expand
Daniel Marshall 35th Anniversary Cigar to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Dapper Cigar Company Features Cubo Sumatra at 2018 IPCPR
Dapper Cigar Company to Showcase El Borracho Maduro at 2018 IPCPR
Dapper Cigar Company to Showcase Siempre Sun Grown at 2018 IPCPR
Davidoff Diademas Finas 50th Anniversary Release Coming in July
Davidoff Lauches Back2Back Brand at 2018 IPCPR
Drew Estate Adds Additional Brands and Joya de Nicaragua to the Tin Collection
Drew Estate:Factory Smokes by Drew Estate to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Drew Estate to Launch Expanded Herrera Esteli Miami Line at 2018 IPCPR
Drew Estate: Liga Privada – 10 Year Aniversario to Debut at the 2018 IPCPR
Drew Estate to Launch Liga Privada H99 Connecticut Corojo
Drew Estate Adds Three Line Extensions to Liga Privada No. 9 & T52 Lines
Drew Estate: Liga Privada Unico Serie Nasty Fritas to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Drew Estate Rebrands Herrera Esteli Line
Drew Estate to Showcase Herrera Esteli Brazilian Maduro at 2018 IPCPR
Drew Estate Kentucky Fire Cured Sweets to Debut at 2018 IPCPR
Drew Estate to Release Isla del Sol Maduro and Isla del Sol Sun Grown Gordito
Drew Estate Takes Undercrown Dogma National
Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust to Debut Sin Compromiso at 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust to Introduce Todos Los Dias Thick Lonsdale Mas Fuerte at 2018 IPCPR
E.P. Carrillo INCH Ringmaster to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Espinosa Announces Three 2018 IPCPR Releases
Esteban Carreras Mr Brownstone Natural Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Foundation Cigar Company to Launch Wise Man Maduro Lancero
Foundation Cigar Company to Release Tabernacle Havana Seed CT No. 142
Fratello Cigars Introduces New Packaging
Fratello Navetta Inverso to Debut at the 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
Global Premium Cigars to Release Cachitos at 2018 IPCPR
Gran Habano to Launch Blue in Green at 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
Gran Habano Coleccion De Elegancia Corojo No. 5 Maduro to be Showcased at IPCPR 2018
Gran Habano Gran Reserva #5 2012 Launching at 2018 IPCPR
Gurkha Cellar Reserve 10-Year Anniversary Moves to Regular Production
Gurkha Chateau de Prive to Launch at the 2018 IPCPR
Gurkha Ghost Gold to Debut at the 2018 IPCPR
Gurkha Marquesa to Launch at the 2018 IPCPR
Gurkha To Re-Launch Three Flavored Cigar Lines
Hoyo La Amistad Black and New Packaging for Hoyo La Amistad Gold and Silver Introduced at 2018 IPCPR
HVC Edición Especial Launched at 2018 IPCPR
HVC First Selection Limited Edition Broadleaf Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Illusione OneOff Officially Launches
Island Lifestyle Importers to Launch Island Club Cigars at 2018 IPCPR
Island Lifesyle Importers to Launch Two New Tommy Bahama Lighters at 2018 IPCPR
Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Décadas to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Joya Silver to Launch at 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
JRE Tobacco Aladino Corojo Reserva to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
JRE Aladino Maduro Gets Official Launch at 2018 IPCPR
JRE Tobacco Introduces New Banding for Tatascan Yellow
JSK Cigars Closes Online Store to Focus on Brick and Mortar
JSK Cigars Launches Toothpicks 2.0 at 2018 IPCPR
Kristoff Vengeance Making Return
La Aurora Hors d’Age to be Showcased at 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
La Aurora Puro Vintage 2007 Launched at 2018 IPCPR
La Barba One and Only 2018 Launching at the Trade Show
La Barba Primitivo to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
La Flor Dominicana Showcases Lancero and “A” Vitolas for Ligero Blend
La Galera “The Cubes” to Debut at 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
La Gloria Cubana Estelí Launched at 2018 IPCPR
La Palina Bronze Label Bullet Launched at 2018 IPCPR
La Palina Goldie Cañonazo Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Leaf by James to Make Debut in June
LH “Original Black Band” Claro to Return
LH Cigars: Nick & Jim P.B.E. to Add Torpedo and 6 x 60 Line Extensions
Lotus Group to Introduce Margaritaville and Landshark branded Cigar Accessory Lines at 2018 IPCPR
M by Macanudo Launched at 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
Macanudo Inspirado White and Black Add Tubo Offerings Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Miami Cigar and Company to Introduce Tatiana Caribbean Chill and Harvest Moon at 2018 IPCPR
Mombacho Cigars Showcases New Packaging at 2018 IPCPR
My Father 10th Anniversary Limited Edition 2018 Unveiled at 2018 IPCPR
My Father La Gran Oferta Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Nat Sherman to Undergo Major Portfolio Realignment
Nestor Miranda Collection 75th Anniversary to Have Official Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Nomad Signature Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Odyssey: General Cigar Unveils Odyssey Maduro at 2018 IPCPR
Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co to Introduce Altar Q at 2018 IPCPR
Quesada Cigars to Introduce Vega Magna at 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
Quesada Revamps Fonseca Classic Packaging
Partagás Legend Debuts at 2018 IPCPR
PDR Cigars Launches A. Flores 1975 Gran Reserva Maduro at 2018 IPCPR
PDR 1878 Roast Cafe Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Pier 28 Habano Lancero Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Pier 28 Oscuro Introduced at 2018 IPCPR
Punch Diablo to be Showcased at 2018 IPCPR
Rock-A-Feller Vintage Red Label Maduro Lancero Launched at IPCPR
Rocky Patel: New Packaging for Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary to be Introduced at 2018 IPCPR
Rocky Patel ALR to Debut at 2018 IPCPR
Rocky Patel Premium Cigars Launches Hamlet 25th Year Salomon Line Extension at 2018 IPCPR
Rocky Patel Premium Cigars Launching Hamlet Liberation at 2018 IPCPR
Rocky Patel Olde World Reserve to Make National Return at 2018 IPCPR
Rocky Patel Tavicusa Launched at 2018 IPCPR
RoMa Craft Tobac Weaselitos Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua Planned for July Release
Room 101 Farce Connecticut Launching at 2018 IPCPR
Royal Agio Cigars and Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Team Up for Dueto
Royal Agio Cigars to Introduce San Pedro de Macorís at 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
Royal Agio Cigars Showcasing Balmoral Añejo XO Connecticut and Balmoral Añejo XO Oscuro at 2018 IPCPR
Saga Short Tales Tomo VI: The Sixth Element: El Tabaco Showcased at 2018 IPCPR
Santa Clara Cigars Bringing Crafted by Jaime Garcia to 2018 IPCPR
Santa Clara Cigars to Showcase Joya de Nicaragua Clasico at 2018 IPCPR
Southern Draw Cedrus – The Hogan to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Southern Draw 300 Hands to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Southern Draw to Phase Out QuickDraw Petit Corona and Short Panatela SKUs and Announces General Price Increase
Southern Draw Unveils 300 Hands at 2018 IPCPR
Southern Draw Cigars Unveils Cedrus – The Hogan
Tatuaje 15th Anniversary Series Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Tatuaje: El Triunfador Original Robusto Showcased at 2018 IPCPR
Tatuaje Nuevitas Jibaro and Nuevitas Estelí Relaunched at 2018 IPCPR
Tatauje: Surrogates Eight Baller Unveiled at 2018 IPCPR
Tatuaje: Surrogates Satin Glove 654 Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Tatuaje – The Bride Showcased at the 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
Toraño: Three Legacy Toraño Blends Return at 2018 IPCPR
Ventura Cigar Company to Unveil Archetype Crystals, Curses and Cloaks at the 2018 IPCPR
Ventura Cigar Company to Distribute Island Lifestyle Importers Brands
Viaje Private Keep Series Launched at 2018 IPCPR
Viaje Satori Returns for 2018
Villiger La Flor De Ynclan Lancero Especial to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Villiger La Vencedora Gordo to Launch at 2018 IPCPR
Warped Cigars to Launch Moon Garden at 2018 IPCPR
Warped La Relatos to Debut at 2018 IPCPR
XIKAR to Debut XFlame Electronic Lighter

IPCPR Spotlights

Spotlight on Aganorsa Leaf at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on AJ Fernandez Cigars at 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Alec Bradley Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on American Caribbean Cigars, Vintage Rock-a-Feller Cigar Group, and The Traveler at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Black Label Trading Company, Black Works Studio, and Emilio at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Bombay Tobak at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Cattle Baron Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on C.L.E. Cigar Company and Patoro Cigars at 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Cornelius & Anthony at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Crowned Heads at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Crux Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Cubariqueño Cigar Company at the 2018 IPCPR Trade Show
Spotlight on De Los Reyes Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Debonaire House at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust at 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on E.P. Carrillo at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on General Cigar Company at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Global Premium Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Illusione Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on JRE Tobacco Co at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on JSK Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Kristoff Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on La Galera Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Miami Cigar and Company at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co at 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Quesada Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on RoMa Craft Tobac at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Santa Clara Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on SeiBel Distribution (MLB Cigar Ventures and Matilde Cigars)
Spotlight on Southern Draw Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Topper Cigar Company at the 2018 IPCPR
Spotlight on Viaje Cigar Company at the 2018 IPCPR

IPCPR Pre-Game Daily Reports

Prime Time Episode 57: 2018 Prime Time IPCPR Pre-Game Show
Prime Time Episode 59: 2018 IPCPR Prime Time Pre-Game All Star Media Panel

Prime Cuts #26: IPCPR Pre-Game June 18, 2018
Prime Cuts #27: IPCPR Pre-Game June 19, 2018
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Prime Cuts #35: IPCPR Pre-Game June 27, 2018
Prime Cuts #36: IPCPR Pre-Game June 28, 2018
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Prime Cuts #38- IPCPR Pre-Game June 30, 2018
Prime Cuts #39: IPCPR Pre-Game July 5, 2018
Prime Cuts #40: IPCPR Pre-Game July 6, 2018
Prime Cuts #41: IPCPR Pre-Game July 7, 2018
Prime Cuts #42: IPCPR Pre-Game July 8, 2018