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Day 2 at the 2017 IPCPR – Alec Bradley

We got started today by sitting with the famed Alan Rueben of Alec Bradley and his two sons Alec and Bradley. We spoke of many things but I was too distracted by the delicious Prensado Lost Art to really pay … Read More

Xikar at the 2017 IPCPR

Today’s meeting with Xikar was a sight to behold! They have produced some of the worlds finest cigar accessories including the new Xikar XO cutter, the VX Vcut and the Xp4 lighter all available in Ferrari Red! … Read More

Crafted by JR Oliva— An Affordable Masterpiece!

No one grows Nicaraguan cigar tobaccos like Oliva. The manufacturer of a slew of top-selling brands, this family-owned company traces its roots to patriarch Melanio Oliva, who began growing tobacco in the legendary Pinar del Río region of Cuba … Read More

Cigarillos: Get To Know Them, Get To Love Them

I remember the first time I ever lit a cigarillo. I was sitting outdoors for lunch on a hot summer weekday, roasting away at some swanky New York City restaurant that’s probably turned over twice by now. I knew that … Read More

Cornelius & Anthony Venganza— A Very Special Premium Cigar

Cornelius & Anthony Venganza Cigars come from the esteemed Bailey family who have been curating premium tobaccos for more than 150-years! A superb follow-ups to the company’s highly touted Cornelius line, a fine recipe of the finest aged … Read More

JR Special Corona- The Rebirth of a Classic JR Cigar.

For more than three decades, the JR Special Corona cigars were some of the best-selling smokes in our exclusive in-house lineup. When they finally disappeared due to manufacturing issues, some of the hardcore brand loyalists were very upset— to … Read More

Southern Draw Cigars – Your Perfect Pairing Companion!

Southern Draw is a unique and extraordinary line of premium handmade cigars specially blended to complement the various styles of craft brews, boutique wines, and spirits. A  relative newcomer to the industry,  these patriotically inspired vitolas were founded by … Read More

New from Nicaragua- the Fabulous H. Upmann by AJ Fernandez cigars.

A famous name in the world of Premium cigars, the H.Upmann brand has a long history of top-selling blends that date back to Cuba in 1844. Eventually forming a sister brand in the Dominican Republic where the legacy of … Read More

Powstanie- A Hot New Lineup of Premium Cigars

Powstanie cigars (meaning “Uprising” in Polish) is an exciting new line of premium handmade smokes coming from Brothers Mike and Greg Szczepankewicz, owners of Cigar Hustler. Made in the same factory in Nicaragua that produces the enormously popular … Read More

Intenso- A Smokin’ Hot New Cigar from Gispert

Gispert cigars from Honduras, remains the ideal smoke for connoisseurs in search of rich, medium body flavor. Not too strong or mellow, these popular smokes are lush, creamy, and oozing with coffee, natural tobacco sweetness, hints of cocoa, caramel, … Read More

Selección Oscuro – E.P. Carrillo Continues Legacy of Greatness

In 1992, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo modestly began his foray into the luxury cigar market, working out of a small shop in a section of Miami’s Little Havana district. That year, Ernesto had been humbly producing one of the area’s most popular … Read More

The H.Upmann Original Cigar— Rediscovering Greatness!

Originally founded in Havana, Cuba in 1844, H. Upmann is among the oldest premium cigar brands in existence today. After the revolution, Menéndez and García moved the brand first to the Canary Islands, then the Dominican Republic, where production … Read More

The Exciting New Caldwell All Out Kings Cigar

Caldwell All Out Kings, a highly anticipated premium collaboration between Drew Estate and the Caldwell Cigar Company has finally made its way to consumers.  Although marketed as a Caldwell product, Drew’s cigar maestro Willie Herrera is … Read More

The 2017 Alec Bradley Black Market Filthy Hooligan

St. Patrick’s Day, the famous time of the year when we celebrate with Irish Soda Bread and cook a traditional dinner of corned beef, potatoes, and perhaps heading off to our favorite watering hole is happening tomorrow! On this day, … Read More


At JR Cigar, we pride ourselves in carrying the world’s largest selection of premium handmade cigars. Within this huge inventory you can always find a top-quality smoke to fit your palate, lifestyle, and budget.  Take a good look at three … Read More

Introducing Crafted by JR Cigars

We are very proud to introduce Crafted by JR cigars. This is a new and growing lineup of premium handmade cigars coming from some of the world’s top manufacturers. Currently we have two beauties to offer you— so let … Read More

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