Photos From IPCPR 2015

IPCPR 2015 New Orleans: An Interview With Erik Espinosa

We caught up with Erik Espinosa at IPCPR 2015. Hear what he has to say about some upcoming JR exclusive smokes and more! Erik Espinosa makes some of the best smokes on the market right now. Read More

IPCPR 2015 New Orleans: An Interview With Jorge Padron

Watch our interview with Jorge Padron of Padron Cigars at IPCPR 2015 New Orleans. Pardon cigars are some of the best on the market. See what Jorge has to say about it! … Read More

IPCPR 2015 New Orleans: An Interview With Don Pepin Garcia

We had a quick word with The Legend Don Pepin Garcia of My Father Cigars. Hear what he has to say about the new wrapper on the Centurion cigar and more! Check out our other interviews as well … Read More

IPCPR 2015 New Orleans: An Interview With Rocky Patel

Check out our chat with Rocky Patel at IPCPR 2015. He talks new cigars, pipes and a new JR Cigar exclusive blend! See what he has to say in this 1 on 1 interview. Read More

IPCPR 2015 New Orleans: An Interview With Robert Caldwell

We talked with Robert Caldwell at IPCPR 2015 New Orleans about some new smokes. If you don’t know Caldwell Cigars by now, get your head in the game. These cigars are awesome! Look for more interviews from IPCPR … Read More


It is sadly the last day here at the 2015 IPCPR.  We’ve laughed, we’ve cried, we did a lot of different bodily functions.  The buyers have done a great job picking up the best products for our customers and ensuring … Read More


In my mind day three seemed to be the most important day of the IPCPR show.  The glitz and glamour of the big manufacturers was fantastic, yet in terms of the cigars, well most of them have been announced for … Read More

IPCPR 2015 New Orleans: An Interview With Matt Booth Of Room 101 Cigars

A quick interview with the man Matt Booth at IPCPR 2015 New Orleans. We talk about his new line of cigars and much more! Check it out now and don’t forget to like and subscribe for more! … Read More

IPCPR 2015 New Orleans: An Interview With Kyle Gellis of Warped Cigars

We sat for a quick chat with Kyle Gellis from Warped Cigars at IPCPR 2015 New Orleans. See what Kyle has to say about his new releases, the industry and more. Stay tuned for more upcoming interviews from … Read More


Yes my friends, it is the first day of the 2015 International Premium Cigars and Pipe Retailer trade show.  IPCPR is the oldest and largest organization that represents tobacco retailers.  Their tradeshow has been occurring once a year for over … Read More


The Habanos festival is over in Havana…it is not like Pro Cigar, instead it is the Habanos version of the IPCPR trade show.  They roll out new products and show off their stuff to the worldwide wholesalers and retailers.  With … Read More

Kick Off

In addition to the Super Bowl this week, there is another kick off of sorts.  It is the first tobacco show of the year.  Held in Vegas it is Tobacco Plus Expo and mostly geared to small stores and convenience … Read More

IPCPR Moving

The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association is moving to Washington.  For many years, the IPCPR operated out of Columbus, Georgia which had a low overhead, but made for wicked commutes to DC to fight legislation in Congress.  So … Read More

NOLA smoking

The IPCPR has said next year’s convention will be in New Orleans.   New Orleans has been a rather friendly city for smokers, but by the time the convention rolls around, maybe not so much. City Councilwoman … Read More

More from the IPCPR: Prohibition

Rocky Patel  is launching several new lines.  The Super Ligero is an amped up stick which uses a Habano St. Augustin wrapper with a special hybrid called super ligero and double ligero.  Coming in four sizes from a lancero up … Read More

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