Category: Cigar News

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CRASH!

At 10:18 AM on Thursday, April 8th, a 2014 Ford Explorer found its way into the front of our retail shop in Annapolis, MD. The out of control vehicle rammed the right set of windows, continuing into the shop and destroying the work station where Jessie and Jonathan both work everyday. While we don’t open each day until 11 AM,…

The Big Payback

The Big Payback By Room 101

In March of 2012 — nine years ago — Cigar Press magazine featured a small group of what have typically been referred to as boutique cigar makers that had taken the industry by storm. Pete Johnson of Tatuaje, George Rico of Gran Habano, Dion Giolito of Illusione, Jonathan Drew of Drew Estates, John Huber of Crowned Heads all joined cult…

Fuego Verde by La Palina

Fuego Verde By La Palina

Fuego Verde aka Green Fire From the late 1950’s until the early 1970’s, “green” cigars were smoked by the billions in America. These green looking Candela wrapped cigars were so popular in the US that they were known as American Market Selection (English Market Selection cigars, which are shades of cream and brown, are today’s standards.) Today, the “green” cigar…

Fratello

FRATELLO DMV 2020 LIMITED EDITION

Fratello Cigars has released the third installment of its LIMITED EDITION DMV Series, the 2020 DMV MADURO SELECTION. First introduced in 2018, Fratello’s DMV Series was created by brand owner, and former NASA Analyst, Omar de Frias, to honor the DMV (DC, MD & VA –with DE being added in 2019). This year’s release features a 12-count sampler with three…

Perdomo

NEW PERDOMOS ON THE WAY!

Perdomo has revamped their 10th Anniversary Sun Grown and Noir lines starting this summer.  Welcome the NEW Perdomo Reserve 10th Anniversary Box-Pressed Maduro & Sun Grown. “Our Perdomo Reserve line has been on the market for over 20 years,” said Nick Perdomo, Jr., president and ceo of Perdomo Cigars, via a press release. “We wanted to come out with something…