Reinado Cigars Continues to Thrive in the Midst of Declining Boutique Market

Today’s smokers may have noticed a steady decline of boutique cigar brands on the shelves of their favorite cigar shops. That valuable shelf space that was once reserved for boutique brands is evaporating in many shops, being replaced with more widely-known mainstream brands. Despite the digression, one brand continues to flourish – Reinado Cigars. “The boutique market right now is in a little bit of a decline,” said Antonio Lam, owner and blender of Reinado Cigars. “It is shrinking from what I have seen compared to previous years. I think…

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Will Cuban Cigars Experience Success in America? Doubtful!

American cigar smokers clamor for a puff of the long-forbidden fruit – legally. Thanks to the new rules that went into effect on January 16, travelers can now legally enter the United States with $100 worth of Cuban cigars and booze collected from their worldly visits. But, is this just a tease or the start of an exciting future for cigar enthusiasts? The iconic cigars, which have been Cuba’s signature product ever since Christopher Columbus saw natives smoking rolled up tobacco leaves when he first sailed to the Caribbean island…

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