Fine wine, aged cheeses, and unique cigar brands are just a few essential imports the American market rightfully demands from France. Établie en France depuis 1995 (established in France since 1995), Maya Selva Cigars is born from the heart and mind of a woman with an unrivaled passion for tobacco. Developing a three-brand portfolio through a boutique approach with a multi-country production has been no easy feat, yet this company perceives it as a requirement for the demanding smokers world-wide.
Founded in 1930 and standing for as long as most modern-day factories, Nat Sherman’s transcendence stemmed from their traditional Epoca brand and has evolved ever since. A family owned and managed company over generations which constantly produces brands that invade the highest appreciated reviews in the market, continues to reinvent itself and stay on most aficionados’ radar.
Things that are created with dedication and authentic passion are long lasting and genuine. That’s the case with HVC, a brand created by a man who’s love and respect for his origin is reflected in the quality of his product. Reinier Lorenzo is chasing classic cigar branding and blending of cigars through the meticulous development of a portfolio assorted with fantastic lines.
Davidoff USA’s latest brand release is nothing short of distinctive. As the reincarnation of some of Matt Booth’s most distinctive blends, and through the artwork of UR New York stellar artists Mike Baca and Fernando Romero, the multidimensional brand is born with a marketing design that depicts the blend’s outgoing personality.
Numerous accolades and industry setting quality standards represent why Oliva is one of the most distinguished names in the premium cigar world. A traditional brand forged by generations with the furthermost determination to become an essential asset of every humidor and an extensive portfolio of distinguished blends guarantees an enjoyable experience for all the premium cigar smokers.
The Plasencia family stands as one of the largest tobacco-growing families in the world. Complementing these operations with a state-of-the-art premium cigar production is no easy feat. Managed and operated by Nestor Plasencia Sr., Nestor Jr., and his brothers, they continue to make a strong impact in the industry. Expect nothing less than amazing coming from the Plasencia name.
Roma; Rosales and Martin. Craft; activity involving particular skill to make things by hands or in artisanal fashion. Romacraft; top of the line premium cigar brand where Michael Rosales and Skip Martin join forces and through the finest of crafts, their product is born. As one of the most demanded boutique brands, their lineup entails tobacco with the highest quality and a clean branding that lets their blends do the talking.
A So-Cal based collective known for inventive brandings and award-winning blends that constantly brings out masterpieces is nothing less than a serious contender in this industry. Derived from multinational importer and distributor Kretek Group, the company has perfected strategic partnership developments to produce their lineup with a few of the most renowned factories in the world, such as Davidoff, Drew Estate, Oliva Cigar Co., La Alianza (EPC), La Aurora, and Matasa (Quesada).
Pete Johnson is a creative mastermind that grew into the cigar boom and never looked back. Established nearly two decades ago on the fundaments of devotedness and commitment, the Tatuaje brand has gained global traction and appreciation for its consistency and superior quality. A brand with bold personality and minimalistic, yet ingenious exposure, continues to establish the highest of standards for premium cigars.
Ex-Nasa analyst and brand owner Omar de Frias claims “it’s not rocket science.” Well Omar, given how difficult it is to blend a top-notch premium cigar and produce it on a consistent basis, it may as well be. Launched in 2013 and expanded throughout the market until this day, this boutique brand is making a big impact on all smokers, maybe even as big as its ex-pro basketball player- creator. Look for this brand’s dynamic lineup to fulfill your cigar needs day in and out.