Island Lifestyle Importers have announced their exclusive agreement with Ventura Cigar Company for marketing and distribution. This new agreement will officially launch at the 2018 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas. Ventura will take on national marketing and distribution of the Tommy Bahama brands Island Lifestyle Aged Reserve cigars.
Island Lifestyle Importers have designed and manufactured Tommy Bahama cigar accessories since 2010, as well as the global licensee of Tommy Bahama accessories. The Island Lifestyle Aged Reserve line of cigars have seen acclaim at cigar shows and festivals across the United States Market.
Ventura Cigar Company is a brand born in Southern California, on a mission to create cigar blends that reward discriminating consumers. Many of the brands from Ventura have been reviewed here on Blind Man’s Puff, and rated very well. Archetype, Case Study, Project805, and PSyKo SEVEN brands make up the portfolio of blends from Ventura.
“We feel this is the perfect alignment of strengths. We design and manufacture exceptionally high quality products that encourage the relaxing enjoyment of the finer things in life while Ventura and Phillips & King bring decades of experience and strong relationships within the tobacconist community. Together we believe this will establish Tommy Bahama & Island Lifestyle as one of the preeminent lifestyle brands within the cigar industry.” stated Rick Louis, CEO of Island Lifestyle Importers.
Michael Giannini, General Manager of Ventura Cigar Company, added “We’re really excited to work with Island Lifestyle Importers. Tommy Bahama and Island Lifestyle are well-known brands that jive well with Ventura Cigar’s Southern California lifestyle. We’ve long-admired their attention to detail and the top-notch cigars and accessories they’ve been crafting. We’re pleased to be their partners and look forward to successfully growing their presence in the cigar industry.”