In case there was any question about the influence of Scandinavian Tobacco Group in the cigar market, they’ve completed yet another blockbuster deal. Just months after acquiring Room101 in the summer of last year, STG is now set to pick up Alec Bradley.
You may recall a recent BCP blog that profiled the Bosphorus cigar line from Ozgener Family Cigars. Well, we’re writing about them again. Not because we forgot to mention the high ratings from Cigar Aficionado, or the blend’s complex flavor profile.
If someone were to start naming countries that are known for producing tobacco, it would likely take them a while to mention Brazil. The largest country in South America may have a reputation for its carnival celebrations and stunning beaches, but fields of tobacco—not so much. Still, this hasn’t deterred CAO from creating a smash hit cigar utilizing Brazilian tobacco.
Since 2020, ACE Prime cigars have been distributed by Crowned Heads—the same name behind brands like Four Kicks and Luminosa. However, it appears that era is coming to an end. Beginning on November 1, ACE will be distributing its own products under the name Luciano Cigars.
The 12th annual Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) Grand Finale is the culmination of more than 70 previous qualifying tournaments, national tournaments, etc. It’s where the best-of-the-best square off to see who can indulge in a premium cigar for the longest amount of time. This year’s cigar was the Rocky Patel Mareva, which is available now at Best Cigar Prices!