The Exciting New Hoyo La Amistad by AJ Fernandez

The new Hoyo La Amistad by AJ Fernandez brand is a joint venture between the famous General Cigar Company and a man known for producing some of the very best tasting, and most highly sought after blends in the boutique industry— AJ Fernandez. Expertly rolled in AJ’s renowned Tabacalera Fernandez factory in Nicaragua, this splendid […]

US ban on Cuban Cigars comes to an end!

For centuries, premium handmade Cuban cigars have been considered the best in the world due to having the perfect environment for growing cigar tobacco, impeccable craftsmanship, and the intense, earthy flavors that the smoke provides. These top-quality sticks, although costly, were easily obtainable in the States up until 1962 when the US embargo against Cuba […]

Coming In December !

For all of you folks struggling through this stressful Presidential campaign season, JR Cigar has a “HUGE” announcement to make that will surely to cheer you up! Coming in December 2016, a legendary brand and two gigantic industry titans will be teaming to bring you one of the best premium handmade cigars ever made. That’s […]

The Amazing Macassar Cigar from Cohiba !

Introducing Macassar, an exciting new release from the famous Cohiba Company. This ultra-premium masterpiece, handmade in the Dominican Republic by General Cigar, draws its name from the rare wood that is exquisite but difficult to procure. Just as rare are the top-quality tobaccos used in a one-of-a kind recipe that includes a six-year old Connecticut […]

A Very Different Cigar from Macanudo

The famous General Cigar Company has really outdone themselves with their latest release – the Macanudo Mao 2016. Waxing nostalgic, they have tapped into their vintage seed vault to reawaken a tobacco varietal found in the original Macanudo blend when the brand debuted in the 1960s. They planted this seed mixed with another strain in […]

IPCPR 2016: Drew Estate

  Every year, I await with immense anticipation for the IPCPR tradeshow.  Yes, I enjoy the fact that I get to go to the show an interview the manufacturers and party and all that fun stuff.  Yet, my eagerness has been and always will be based in wanting to see the new cigar releases.  As […]

IPCPR 2016 – Day 2

At first I thought there was no way that day 2 at this show could be as insane as its predecessor.  Let’s just say I was dead wrong.  It is great to say this industry coming out in full force to support each other.  The releases keep getting bigger and bigger and our customers have […]

IPCPR 2016 – Day 1

This glorious event I snow underway and the crew here at JR Cigar is already buying up some of the hottest releases. To say that the shear amount of new cigars is staggering would be an understatement.   I’ve had the chance to sit with some of the biggest manufacturers and try out some of the […]