The CAO America cigar was introduced back in 2007, before CAO became a part of the General Cigar Company. I reviewed a couple of those cigars at that time, but stashed away one of the samples in a humidor, where it has been aging for almost 10 years! This is a review of that cigar… Read more
According to Senate Bill 294, a cigar is premium if it meets the following criteria:
- It must be wrapped in 100 percent leaf tobacco and bunched in 100 percent tobacco filler.
- It cannot contain a filter, tip or non-tobacco mouthpiece.
- It must weigh at least 6 pounds per 1,000 count.
- It has 100 percent tobacco binder and is hand rolled, or is made with human hands to lay the wrapper or binder onto one machine that bunches, wraps and caps the individual cigars, or has a homogenized tobacco leaf binder and is made in the United States using human hands to lay a 100 percent leaf tobacco wrapper onto one machine that bunches, wraps, and caps each individual cigar.
The Foundry Tobacco Company’s new Temple Hall Estates cigars are available in four classic sizes, and are now shipping to cigar retailers across the U.S. Read more
Fatso cigars were originally produced by Berger & Argenti, until the company ceased operations. After a temporary absence, Fatso cigars are back and now available in four large ring gauges via Cuban Crafters. The largest of these extremely box pressed perfecto cigars has a ring gauge of 70, and earns a “perfecto” rating from CigarCzars.com… Read more
General Cigar hired Jack Torano as a full-time brand ambassador, and also launched two new blends from the Torano Vault line… Read more
Plasencia Reserva Organica cigars are the original 100% certified organic cigars. These cigars are Nicaraguan puros, made entirely with tobacco grown on organic farms in Jalapa and Esteli. Five different sizes were sampled during my ‘retro’ review, which was originally written for another website and now updated. Although organic cigars are not healthy alternatives to other cigars, could they be healthier alternatives… Read More
General Cigar announced the debut of Punch Gran Puro Nicaragua, a four-cigar collection that features a rich and savory Nicaraguan-forward blend… Read more