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Cigar Press Release: The Knickerbocker Hotel Announces Partnership with New York Cigar Bar

THE KNICKERBOCKER HOTEL ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW YORK’S EXCLUSIVE CIGAR BAR CLUB MACANUDO “Club Macanudo at The Knick” Opens as Premier Rooftop Cigar Lounge Overlooking Times Square FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, July 6, 2016 – The Knickerbocker Hotel® and Club Macanudo® have announced a joint partnership launching the city’s premier alfresco cigar lounge called “Club Macanudo at The Knick” set at the legendary New York hotel’s rooftop bar, St. Cloud, opening July 7. The luxury rooftop experience pairs the finest handmade cigars with signature libations and small plates created…

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Cigar News: Massachusetts Proposing To Increase Tobacco Age to 21

Recently discussed on Radio Boston, a bill has been passed by the Senate last week that would adjust the age requirements for tobacco product purchase from 18, to 21. This would make Massachusetts the second state to approve the increase in the minimum age of tobacco products. This bill includes stipulations that would not only focus on cigarettes, cigars, snuff and smokeless tobacco but also including electronic cigarettes. This bill will not be moved to the House while the Governor has not stated if he is in support or against…

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Cigar Press Release: Villiger Cigars North America Unveils New Headquarters

(Miami, Florida) April 29, 2016— Villiger North America celebrated their re-launch and the opening of their new headquarters in Miami with a by-invitation-only red carpet event, at its new location at 8107 NW 29 ST. Doral, FL. 33122. The Villiger North America re-launch was hosted by Mr. Heinrich Villiger himself and new Villiger NA President Rene Castaneda. The event featured notables to include: Guillermo Leon of La Aurora, Alejandro Martinez Cuenca of Joya De Nicaragua, Carlos Torano Sr. of the famed Torano cigar family, Felix Mesa of Galan Cigars, Scott…

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Press Release: La Coleccion de Elegancia by Gran Habano

LA COLECCIÓN DE ELEGANCIA By Gran Habano Miami, Florida, April 13, 2016 – Gran Habano announces the pre-release of La Colección de Elegancia, or The Elegance Collection, a collection of Gran Habano’s best-selling Corojo #5 blend in Gran Habano introduces its Colección de Elegancia for the discerning smoker, seeking a unique Corojo #5 experience. The Corojo #5 Elegance sizes have the strongest blend in the Gran Habano profile with rich, full-bodied flavors further enhanced by the smaller ring gauge. Gran Habano is now taking pre-orders from retailers for La Colección…

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Cigar News: Villiger Cigars Names Rene Castaneda As New President

VILLIGER CIGARS NORTH AMERICA NAMES RENE CASTANEDA AS NEW PRESIDENT (Miami, Florida) February 2, 2016— Villiger Cigars North America proudly names Rene Castaneda as their new President. In this new role, Castaneda will oversee all aspects of US operations, including sales and marketing. Castaneda will work in tandem, with managing director, Michael Blumendeller. Villiger Cigars North America goes forward with their plans to restructure and stay true to their commitment of providing the cigar industry with the best quality cigars. Rene Castaneda has an expansive tenure in the premium cigar…

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Cigar News: La Aurora Commits Itself to Cigar Institute

LA AURORA COMMITS ITSELF TO INNOVATION WITH THE CREATION OF LA AURORA CIGAR INSTITUTE • La Aurora Cigar Institute is the first academic institution on cigars worldwide created by La Aurora Cigar Factory. • Recognized figures of the tobacco industry will share their knowledge with those participants who wish to learn or deepen their knowledge and understanding of the tobacco world Santiago de los Caballeros, January 26, 2016.-­‐ La Aurora Cigar Factory is the oldest manufacturer of Premium Cigars in the Dominican Republic and the leading company in the Dominican…

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