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Cigar News: Altadis Announces H. Upmann 175th Anniversary Limited Edition

This year, Altadis U.S.A. celebrates the 175 year anniversary of the H. Upmann brand. This milestone is getting its own cigar, the H. Upmann 175th Anniversary Limited Edition. This cigar will only be offered in one viotla, a Churchill size and comes in 10-count boxes numbered to 14,750. There will also be a special edition humidor offered containing 50 cigars.

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Cigar News: Imperial Brands PLC to Exit Cigar Business

Imperial Brands PLC, the parent company behind Altadis USA, JR Cigars, Casa de Montecristo, and 50% of Habanos S.A., has announced they plan to sell their interests in premium cigars. Imperial Brands aquired Altadis USA back in 2007 for $22.4 billion. Currently, premium cigars is not Imperial Brands focus, as they have products like Blu e-cigarettes and John Player cigarettes, but they are one of the largest players in the premium cigar industry.

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Cigar News: Altadis Taking Over Aging Room Distribution

In a “strategic alliance agreement,” Altadis U.S.A. will begin distributing the products from Boutique Blends Cigars, a company owned by Rafael Nodal, his wife, Alina, and partner Hank Bischoff—and Nodal has accepted a position with Altadis as well. Starting June 5, all orders for brands such as Aging Room, La Bohéme, Oliveros and other cigars by Boutique Blends will be taken and fulfilled through Altadis and its sales team.

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Blind Cigar Review: H. Upmann | Yargüera Lonsdale

“Overall, this was a great cigar. The transitions were interesting, I loved the move from pepper and spice to rich and creamy. It’s not one that stands out as mind-blowing, but it was enjoyable throughout, and I would very much enjoy smoking more.” -Derek (StogieNinja)

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