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James Suckling Retires
July 15, 2010 – 5:00 am | 2 Comments
James Suckling Retires

James Suckling has retired?
The cigar and wine industry has exploded with rumors and theories as reports that James Suckling has “retired” from both Wine Spectator and Cigar Aficionado magazine. News of these events shocked the …

Gran Habano Creates World’s Largest Production Cigar
June 25, 2010 – 5:00 am | 2 Comments
Gran Habano Creates World’s Largest Production Cigar

Miami, Fl., June 21, 2010 –  Gran Habano Cigars has just released a new cigar in the Corojo #5 line called the “El Gigante”. The Corojo #5 El Gigante will go down in history as …

Cigar Taxes and Illegal Immigration
June 2, 2010 – 6:00 am | 3 Comments
Cigar Taxes and Illegal Immigration

Immigration is a hot topic issue sweeping the headlines these days, and not surprisingly it even comes up in the context of the cigar industry.  About a week ago I had the opportunity and pleasure of …

Gran Habano STK (Black Label)
May 14, 2010 – 3:00 am | Comments Off
Gran Habano STK (Black Label)

A shut down of smoking establishments, ever increasing taxes and more competition online has created the larger need for cigar manufactures to stand behind the lifeblood of the industry – the local B&M.  George Rico, …

California Smoking Ban
May 6, 2010 – 3:00 am | Comments Off
California Smoking Ban

It appears that cigar aficionados may still enjoy a fine smoke while visiting one of the many beautiful beaches in the state of California.
Sen. Jenny Oropeza, D-Long Beach, had argued her bill would help combat …

Cigar Legend Robaina
April 19, 2010 – 3:00 am | Comments Off
Cigar Legend Robaina

SAN LUIS, Cuba — Hundreds of friends and relatives bid farewell to the godfather of Cuban tobacco, who was buried Sunday in a casket adorned with a half-smoked cigar bearing his name and …