El Artista has been making the Big Papi cigar line since 2016. In 2019, they added a line extension called "The Slugger which was a new, fuller-bodied blend, but it only came in one size, a 6 x 60 Gordo. Now, the company is releasing that same blend in a 5 x 50 format.
the 100-year discovery of King Tutankhamun: Highclere Castle Senetjer. The tomb of King Tutankhamun was discovered by the 5th Earl of Carnarvon of Highclere Castle and famed archaeologist Howard Carter.
Omar de Frias, owner at Fratello Cigars, has announced a new cigar to exclusive to PCA attendees. VICEVERSA is a celebration of the company's 9th-anniversary blend and will be shown off at the PCA trade show during the second week of July.
Sangre Nueva translates from Spanish to “New Blood.” This is the cigar blended solely by Alec Cuevas, son of company President Luis Cuevas Jr. and grandson of Master Blender Luis Cuevas Sr. This new cigar will be shown off at the PCA trade show next week in Las Vegas.
Aganorsa Leaf announced today that their Aniversario Maduro will return to the PCA trade show this year, but now as a regular production line and in new sizes. The blend remains the same 100% Aganorsa Leaf tobaccos wrapped in their proprietary Shade Grown Corojo Maduro leaf.
Crowned Heads has announced be showing off a regular production Le Pâtissier at the 2022 PCA Convention and Trade show in Las Vegas, July 9-12. Crowned Heads Le Pâtissier came out last year as a PCA exclusive measuring 6 1/2 x 44 and was a limited production. Now one year later, the cigar will be available to all in 4 new vitolas. The blend for Le Pâtissier is an offshoot of the Le Careme, but is quite different in flavor profile.
After facing backlash from manufacturers, retailers, and media about their proposed cigar convention next year, CigarCon, the PCA (formerly IPCPR) has cancelled the event, for next year at least. The association says they are still considering if for 2021. They have also created a sub-committee to focus on CigarCon in the hopes of planning it in the future.
PCA announced today the cancellation of its Convention and Trade Show for 2020 that was scheduled to take place July 10-14 at the Sands/Venetian Convention Center and Hotel. This cancellation is due to public health and safety concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.