Richmond, VA - General Cigar was recently vindicated by the courts again in the nearly 16 year old legal battle waged by Cubatabaco to determine rightful ownership of the Cohiba® trademark in the United States. After losing its legal battle in the Second Circuit, Cubatabaco continued to exhaust all available legal channels by bringing this matter before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”). Continue reading
Ask any connoisseur to name the size and shape of a cigar bearing the name “No. 4″ and 9 times out of 10 you’re likely to get small vitola references to such Cuban icons as the Montecristo No. 4 Petit Corona, Partagas Serie-D No. 4 Robusto or the Romeo y Julieta No. 4 Robusto. Non-Cuban cigar manufacturers have also incorporated the name “No. 4″ in to their lines as well – with such small vilotas as the My Father No. 4 Lancero and the Fuente Opus X Perfecxion No. 4 Petit Corona. Continue reading
Anyone who’s been smoking cigars for a period of time is familiar with the CAO Brazilia line. Before General Cigar took over manufacturing and distribution for CAO, the Brazilia line had already risen to top-quality status with such vitolas as the Gol, Amazon, Piranha, Samba, Anaconda, Corcovado, and Cariocas. Then they released a series of box-pressed robustos. Now, fast-forward to earlier this week where we shared the official press release for an all-new updated Brazilia vitola for 2013. Under the tutelage of Rick Rodriquez of General Cigar, the company now proudly presents the all-new 6-1/2 x 60 box-pressed Carnivale. Continue reading
CAO Brazilia Carnivale is hitting cigar shops as we speak. The 6 ½” x 60
box-pressed beauty is a limited edition release that puts an innovative spin on the popular Brazilia blend. Continue reading
For Immediate Release – The Black Patch Cigar Company, located in Pikeville, Kentucky, recently released a cigar with a proprietary Habano seed grown in the fertile soils of Western Kentucky. This new cigar, appropriately called, Black Patch Kenbano, was first released in September-October of 2012 and is currently shipping nationwide. Only two sizes of this special edition cigar will be released: a 5 x 50 Robusto and a 6 x 54 Gran Toro.
Portsmouth, NH – Federal Cigar is honored to announce the upcoming release of the My Father Cigar Company’s Special F to commemorate Federal’s 92nd Anniversary event on Saturday, March 16th 2013. Blended by the Pepin family, this cigar is a prime example of the history of excellence for which the My Father Cigar Company has become known.