Quick Contest – Help Me Name Some Shit

Ready for another The Cigar Nut contest? Ready for one of the easiest ones out there?! Okay – ready? I currently have ‘Digging News’ which – although I am digging through different legal documents to find news, it just doesn’t have that ‘catchy ring’ to it. Leave a comment with some ideas as to what the segment should be called. If you idea is selected its worth 10 cigars from my personal humidor – if no one’s ideas are chosen then 2 people at random will be picked and will…

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Digging – Rocky Patel, Table 36, Davidoff, Templar Cigars, La Vida, Trendsettah, Hood Wraps

Every single day it seems like there is something going on in the cigar world. It is simply amazing to me to imagine how many different players are in the business and how much is accomplished in such a short amount of time. First and foremost – my hat goes off to all those involved and all the hard work you do. If nothing else, it gives me something exciting to look through each day. Enough of that – onto the fucking news! Right out the shoot lets start with…

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News: Christian Eiora and His Return

Well, now that Cigar Aficionado has talked about it I guess it is official – Christian Eiora is coming back to the cigar world. If the name sounds familiar it is because he used to be the president of Camacho Cigars but after selling the company to the Davidoff group, he has been hard at work starting a few new brands. I had previously mentioned these projects in my Digging News here and here. It has been a few months in the making but Cigar Aficionado has confirmed that the…

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Digging – Outlaw Cigar Co, Smoke Inn, David Bethiel, United Cigars, Buddahead Squad, Flor De Villa Clara

Getting back into the swing of things just makes me realize how much stuff I was letting slip through the cracks! I’m not saying I’m back in full force yet, but at least I can put up info more than twice a month – haha! Enough bullshitting – lets get to the point. First on the list is the Outlaw Cigar Co – a B&M located out in Kansas City, Missouri. For those of us cigar smokers in Missouri – the location has become synonymous with hours upon hours of…

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Press Release – Oettinger Davidoff Group: Albert Manzone is new Head Europe

New Head Europe at the Oettinger Davidoff Group Albert Manzone assumes responsibility for the European market at Oettinger Davidoff Group. Basel, 22 May 2012 – Albert Manzone has joined the Oettinger Davidoff Group as Senior Vice President Europe. He brings a deep knowledge of the European market from senior positions at Philip Morris, PepsiCo and Wrigley, where he was President Europe based in Munich. He was most recently President South East Europe for Novartis Consumer Health Division. He also spent significant time in the US with PepsiCo and McKinsey. Mr…

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Digging – Opus X, Marayna LLC, Ernesto Casilla, Salsa Cigars, Martin-McKenna Imports LLC, Cigars International, Inc. & a Contest!

Thats right – I’m back with some more digging news! Its been about a month since I posted my last series of news, and I will admit that I kinda miss it, and by the emails I have been receiving I guess you all miss it too. Very good, now I have you all hooked! To start it out, It appears that Fuente Fuente is pushing the brand image a bit more – Not as bad as KISS with their patented surf boards, shirts, key chains, beer glasses or tennis…

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