February 22, 2020

Brothers and sisters of the leaf in the State of Pennsylvania, your cigar bars and other cigar-friendly establishments are in jeopardy.  Check the article below from a local Harrisburg news site, then take action.

A new proposal from state lawmakers would change where smokers are allowed to light up in Pennsylvania. Representative Dan Frankel (D-Allegheny) is introducing a Bill that would extend the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include all publ...

February 21, 2020

Punch is set to launch a full-time, wallet and palate-pleasing line called “Knuckle Buster.” The three-cigar collection will begin shipping to retailers in March.


Named for a phrase made famous by a university basketball coach who described a rough and tumble physical game as a “Blue Collar Knuckle Buster,” the Punch Knuckle Buster was created to deliver a hardworking blend for hard working people.  


Ed Lahmann, senior brand manager for Punch sai...

February 21, 2020

Random questions frequently asked by novice smokers and aspiring cigar connoisseurs

​I heard that the darker the wrapper, the stronger the cigar - is this true?

This is a very common cigar myth, and is extraordinarily far from the truth.  Equating a cigar's wrapper with its strength is a huge misconception. And unfortunately, this misconception may deter a novice smoker from trying a phenomenal cigar for fear that the darker cigar may be to strong...

February 15, 2020

Central Park Tower, the tallest residential building in the world at 1,550 feet, has announced some details about what will be the world’s highest private club in a residential building.  Developer Extell Development Company is putting the club on Central Park Tower’s 100th Floor.  Located over 1,000 in the air, the Central Park Club will feature 50,000 square feet of entertainment and service space across three floors. The 100th floor spans over...

February 15, 2020

Introducing the AVO Improvisation Limited Edition 2020


AVO Cigars, the global premium cigar brand, is proud to announce the eighth edition of the award winning AVO Improvisations Series. The annually launched Limited Edition inspired by the world of music and cigars, creates rich noteworthy experiences for all to celebrate. 


“The AVO Improvisation 2020 is the eighth rendition of the highly anticipated annual series. Avo Uvezian believed that life...

February 11, 2020

Drew Estate announces the launch of its 2020 Barn Smoker Program, with ticket sales for the Florida, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Kentucky and Louisiana events now available on www.barnsmoker.com. Drew Estate Barn Smoker illuminates the American Tobacco Experience, bringing the cigar enthusiast to the field and farm level, and educating consumers on the full gamut of growing, processing, and manufacturing premium cigars.

Barn Smoker 2020 continues t...