News – IPCPR CEO Bill Spann Resigns

IPCPR LogoColumbus, GA - Citing a two-plus year separation from his family and the opportunity for employment in his new home town of Jacksonville Beach, Florida, IPCPR Chief Executive Officer Bill Spann today informed his Board of Directors he will resign his position effective September 21, 2013.  (Spann led the association to the two most successful trade shows in the association’s 82-year history, and reversed a decade-long decline in membership) Continue reading

News: Tatuaje La Seleccion de Cazador 10th Anniversary

Tatuaje Seleccion de Cazador 10yrOn February 2, 2013 Tatuaje Cigars posted a photo of new cigar bands for the upcoming La Seleccion de Cazador 10th year anniversary.  Labeled as Tatuaje’s first exclusive collection, La Seleccion de Cazador (aka Cabinet Selection or Brown Label) was first created in 2003 as an Old World Cuban style cigar.  Since that time, there have been eight (8) vitolas created under the line. Continue reading

News: RomaCraft Tobac Set To Release Fomorian Candela

CroMagnon EMH CandelaOn February 2nd, 2013 RomaCraft Tobac co-owner Skip Martin posted photos of a new Candela scheduled for release in time for St. Patrick’s Day.  The new Candela will be called Fomorian and is an extension of RomaCraft’s CroMagnon EMH (Early Modern Human) line.

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Cigar News: Ortega Sets Stage for Cubao Re-Release

Eddie Ortega, president of Ortega Premium Cigars was a special guest on today’s February 2, 2013 edition of KissMyAsh Radio. Featured during the “Meet Your Maker” segment, Ortega shared the following news: Cubao will be re-released under the Ortega brand in 2013. Continue reading