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Davidoff Cigars Introducing Travel Humidors

davidoff travel humidor tray “Many aficionados have been expressing the needs for a more stylish way to travel with their cigars than the practical cigar box,” says Charles Awad, senior vice president at Oettinger Davidoff AG. “To address this we have reinvented the travel humidor in collaboration with Marcello Bottino, and Italian designer and craftsman who helped us engineer this stylish accessory for optimal cigar care.”

Two of the key features are that it’s made with lightweight materials and a smart tray to keep your cigars safe.

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(Credits: © Oettinger Davidoff AG)

Pappy Van Winkle “Tradition” arrives at Drew Diplomat Retailers for National Pappy Day

Pappy van winkle tradition cigars drew estate

Drew Estate is honored to represent the Van Winkle Family with an ultra-premium cigar that reinforces the legacy of a living American Icon, Julian Van Winkle. The Pappy Van Winkle “Tradition” features an Ecuadorian Habano Oscuro wrapper, Indonesian Binder and aged fillers from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.

President of Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery, Julian Van Winkle noted, “I am extremely happy to partner with La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate to produce our new Pappy Van Winkle ‘Tradition’ cigar. We have been working together on this project for a couple of years and I am extremely happy with the blend and incredible level of quality control displayed at the Nicaraguan Factory. Willy Herrera did a wonderful job in the blending of this cigar which for me is one of the best I’ve ever had. The construction of the cigar is second to none. I find that it smokes very evenly, and is a true medium body cigar.”

The Pappy Van Winkle “Tradition” is presented in the following expressions:

  • Coronita (4 x 46)
  • Robusto Grande (5.5 x 54)
  • Toro (6 x 50)
  • Belicoso Fino (5 x 50)
  • Churchill (7 x 48)
  • Lonsdale (6.5 x 44) (Not for Sale) / exclusively at Drew Diplomat rewards events in October, November and December 2017
  • Corona (5.5 x 44) (Not for Sale) / exclusively available from Jonathan Drew and Julian Van Winkle

President & founder of Drew Estate, Jonathan Drew declared, “Working with Julian Van Winkle and Willy Herrera, as well as our Nicaraguan and Kentucky partners, has made this such a rewarding experience. But the completeness, the deep 360, the mega-tron bomb addition – is the support we feel from the brick & mortar retail community and final consumers. That’s what takes it over the top.”

Celebrating 30 Years of Davidoff of Geneva-since 1911 on Madison Avenue in New York City

Davidoff Madison Avenue 30th Anniversary cigar

Davidoff Master Blenders have created an exceptional cigar commemorating 30 successful years on Madison Avenue in New York City. Our Master Blenders continue in Zino Davidoff’s footprint, solidifying a philosophy lead by heritage and experience since the doors of the Davidoff Madison Avenue flagship first opened on June 10th, 1987.

Both Henke Kelner and Eladio Diaz describe memorable events in years past, where both have had the opportunity to meet many of those who influence their work, and clients who share similar if not equal passion for the craft of a beautifully blended cigar. “ I remember having met many interesting people at this store. Many years ago, I would do cigar rolling demonstrations on numerous occasions. That store always draws in some incredible personalities and cigar aficionados interested in what is next,” explained Eladio Diaz, Davidoff Master Blender. “Any time I am in New York, the Madison Avenue store is my first stop. Over the years I have made many friends here, both at events and simply enjoying a cigar in the lounge with some guests,” explained Henke Kelner, Davidoff Master Blender and Global Brand Ambassador.

Davidoff Master Blenders recognize this anniversary and the need to honor such a milestone, using specially aged tobaccos to craft a truly unique flavor experience. Rolled in a beautiful Toro format with complex flavors of roasted nuts, ginger spice, leather, creamy coffee and notes of vanilla, with mesmerizing aroma of almonds, hazelnut and wood spice.

This exclusive anniversary edition is very limited in quantities. A total of 600 boxes produced, only available at Davidoff of Geneva Flagship stores and online at in late October.

(Credits: © Oettinger Davidoff AG)

Foundation Cigars now shipping Wise Man Maduro and Highclere Castle

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