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Cigar News: Santa Clara, Inc. Announces Montecristo Volume 1: 100 Days

Tobacco wholesaler Santa Clara, Inc. is introducing an exclusive cigar from Altadis U.S.A.: Montecristo Volume 1: 100 Days. The cigar is rolled in Honduras at the Flor de Copan factory and blended by the Grupo de Maestros of Altadis U.S.A. The blend is said to contain some tobacco that has been aged ten years and uses an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, Nicaraguan binder and Nicaraguan and Dominican Republic filler.

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Cigar News: Southern Draw Announces CEDRUS Lancero for TPE

Southern Draw is bringing a new vitola to the CEDRUS line at TPE 2020, a lancero. This vitola joins the original “Hogan” 5.5 x 52 belicoso, as well as the more recent 5.5 x 54 Robusto, Toro 6.0 x 52, and Gordo 6.5 x 60. Within the rest of the other companies offerings, this lancero joins the Rose of Sharon Lancero, Jacobs Ladder Lancero, and Kudzu Lancero.

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Cigar News: A.C.E. Prime Announces M.X.S. Dominique Wilkins – Diamond Edition Box

A.C.E. Price introduced the M.X.S. line at last years IPCPR trade show. It included two blends, one made by Dominique Wilkins and the other made by Tiago Splitter. Now, to celebrate his 60th birthday, Dominique Wilkins is releasing a special Diamond Edition Box individually signed by the man himself. It also has a 3D printed image of the NBA superstar in flight and contains the reserved, aged first batch of the M.X.S. Dominique Wilkins cigars.

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Cigar News: Altadis, General, Davidoff, and Drew Estate Not Attending PCA 2020

Today, the four largest cigar companies in America announced that they will not be attending the PCA (formerly IPCPR) trade show this year. Altadis, General, Davidoff, and Drew Estate each released separate press releases but the general consensus is that they are unhappy with the declining attendance, lack of cooperation with members to make changes to the organization, and rising costs. The linchpin for this action new seems to have been the general unrest around last year’s poorly executed announcement of Consumer Day, which has since been cancelled.

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