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Cigar News: IPCPR 2015 – A Pause For A Good Cause

The ever changing thing we call life – amazing how it always has the ability to get in the way of good plans! Some of you may be asking why we at The Cigar Nut have not been covering the 2015 IPCPR trade show, others may remember that this is the time of year where TCN goes dark for a couple of reasons. Do not worry, The Cigar Nut is not going anywhere – to be quite honest, we may have a few things up our sleeves so be sure…

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Cigar News – Davidoff Announces Golden Band Nominees

With the Cigar Industry in full tilt as preparations for this years IPCPR are being made, Davidoff has announced that they will be hosting their 4th Golden Band Awards as well as the nominees. A standard black tie dinner ( would you expect anything less from Davidoff? ) will be their stage for recognition and ceremony for 32 separate retailers across seven categories. In a recent press release Jim Young, President of Davidoff North America stated “The Davidoff Golden Band Awards epitomize the success of the brand which has been…

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Cigar News: CAO Announces SolFyre

CAO is set to light up its Flavours portfolio with a new, spicy-sweet line called Solfyre. As the taste of cinnamon is a heavy hitter in the booze business these days, Solfyre is bringing the fiery flavor to the world of premium cigars. To achieve the red hot zest of Solfyre, CAO built a blend of mild Dominican tobacco, wrapped it in a grade-one Cameroon wrapper and infused spicy notes of cinnamon, with the smoky essence of whisky. Solfyre will ship this month, and will be available in three sizes:…

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Cigar News: Moyaruiz Announces The Chinese Finger Trap

Moyaruiz Announces The Chinese Finger Trap June 5, 2015 (Miami, FL) – MoyaRuiz Cigars is proud to announce their 2015 limited edition release, The Chinese Finger Trap. Production on this project will be limited to only 1,000 boxes. Each box will feature 10 cigars in a 6×50 Toro size. Danny Moya, co-founder of MoyaRuiz Cigars explained the concept behind the Chinese Finger Trap: “We had such a blast making last year’s limited edition release, the Nunchuck, so we knew that this year we had to once again think outside the…

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Cigar News: Altadis U.S.A. Announces Montecristo White Vintage Connecticut

With more momentum being built up before the 2015 IPCPR show, companies are starting to release a little more information here and there. Altadis U.S.A. recently announced that their long loved Montecristo White will be taking on a few changes and will be releasing their “Montecristo White Vintage Connecticut”. Altadis has confirmed that the orignal Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper will be replaced by a 2008 Connecticut River Valley grown wrapper that was actually grown on Altadis’ own farm. The Nicaraguan binder remains while the previous Dominican and Nicaraguan filler mix…

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