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Cigar News: XIKAR Announces New Upgraded Pipeline Series

XIKAR has announced an upgrade to its Pipeline Series of lighters. The XIKAR Pipeline is the brand’s single soft-flame lighter series designed for both pipe and cigar smokers. The series…

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If you’ve bought one of La Flor Dominicana’s $16,000 gold cigar cutters, you will soon have access to a special size of Andalusian Bull. La Flor Dominicana has begun shipping…

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The Prime Time Awards are voted on by three members of the Prime Time Podcasts. The awards look at the impact on the cigar industry. Today, we unveil our choice…

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Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG)—the parent company of General Cigar Co., Cigars International, Thompson and others—has announced that next month it will launch an entirely new cigar distribution company called the…

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Scandinavian Tobacco Group Creates Distribution Network

Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S (STG) today announced that the company has formed The Forged Cigar Company, an independent national cigar distribution network, and will divide its portfolio of industry-leading brands…

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The New Xikar Nightlife Series

Quality Importers adds a new series to the Xikar Xi2 line of cigar cutters. The new Nightlife Series features custom graphics by Miami-based artist Charlie Turano III, known for his…

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General Cigar Co. Announces Price Increase

Nearly the entire General Cigar Co. portfolio will be getting more expensive, as the company has informed retailers that it will be implementing a price increase. The company has not…

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CigarAndPipes January Cigar Of The Month Club

This is a limited slot Cigar of the Month club featuring some high end cigars for under $40/mos shipped.  At the time of this video they have opened more slots,…

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The Prime Time Awards are voted on by three members of the Prime Time Podcasts. The awards look at the impact on the cigar industry. Today, we unveil our choice…

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Announcement: Prime Time Awards for 2020

For the seventh consecutive year, the annual Prime Time Awards will be given out on Cigar Coop. While the awards were launched in 2014, since 2017 the awards have been…

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Stallone Cigars has announced a 5% increase on its Toro size cigars for 2021. The increase announced it is in part due to the increased manufacturing costs in Nicaragua. The…

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XIKAR Adds Xi2 Nightlife Series by Charlie Turano III

There are some new color ways coming to XIKAR’s Xi2 cutters courtesy of artist Charlie Turano III. The XIKAR Xi2 Nightlife Series is inspired by “the flowing lights and dynamic…

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2020 Year in Review: Company Performance Rankings

The Performance Rankings were introduced in 2012 as a statistical analysis based on the average numerical score of all cigars assessed on Cigar Coop.  It is meant to serve as a…

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Weekly News (Jan. 11, 2021)

News AJ Fernandez Adds New World Double Corona Caldwell, La Barba Increasing Prices Jan. 15 Coles of London Takes Over U.S. Distribution of S.T.Dupont Curivari Announces Price Increase on Select…

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United Cigars Presents Wiseman Maduro Firecracker

Aside from the regular production United Firecracker there is always the anticipation of which manufacturers band will adorn the 3 1/2 x 50 vitola for Independence Day.

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JRE Increasing Some Prices on Two Lines

Effective, Feb. 1. JRE Tobacco Co. will increase the prices by 50 cents per cigar on two of the company’s brands. For the Aladino Corojo line, there will be three…

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Scrim by HutcH Brings Back Cigar Punch Key Chain

After a hiatus of several years, Scrim by HutcH Studio has brought back its key ring punch cutter with a number of new design options available. The cutter is available…

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Curivari Cigars has announced that it has implemented a small price increase on a small part of its portfolio, a total of just five cigars. All of the changes apply…

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It’s bracketology meets the cigar industry. Tonight on Special Edition 91, it’s one of our most popular annual shows we do as we preview what to expect on the Cigar…

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MyCigarPack Cigar of the Month Unboxing January 2021

This club offers a combo of multiple packs to select from, with a mix of standard and random inclusions. They work directly with certain manufacturers to get you what the…

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Cigar Industry Report: Edition 415 (1/9/21)

The Cigar Industry Report is a one-stop place to catch up on the activity here at Cigar Coop. It is a combination of the news reports, cigar reviews, and assessment updates…

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El Septimo Releases Safari Collection Ashtrays

El Septimo Cigars has released the first two of 12 ashtrays that will make up the company’s new Safari Collection. Those first two designs are known as Tiger and Stallion,…

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2020 Year in Review: Vitola Performance Rankings

The Performance Rankings were introduced in 2012 as a statistical analysis based on the average numerical score of all cigars assessed on Cigar Coop.  It is meant to serve as…

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Southern Draw Cigars announced it will not increase its wholesale/retail pricing on its products this year. The company did announce it is planning a small 1% shipping increase, bringing its…

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Coles of London Takes Over U.S. Distribution of S.T.Dupont

Coles of London is now the U.S. distributor of S.T.Dupont products for the tobacco segment. It’s an extension to an existing relationship between the Paris-based luxury lighter and pen company…

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