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News: General Cigar New Items and Special Offers.

New Items and Special Offers.

Macanudo Inspirado Orange Tube

Macanudo has won global accolades with its expertly-blended Inspirado collection made with proprietary tobaccos from a broad range of origins. A complex, medium bodied smoke with notes of spice, this international, best-selling blend is now available in an eye-catching tube. With Cigar Aficionado’s impressive 93 rating as an endorsement for the blend, Macanudo Inspirado Orange tubo (5.5 x 50) is sure to be a top-selling addition to the Inspirado Orange lineup. SRP per cigar is $7.49.

The Ultimate Accessory Collection by Cohiba

From one of the world’s most respected cigar brands comes a rarefied opportunity to purchase the ultimate in custom-designed cigar accoutrements.  Plated with premium stainless steel and palladium, this extraordinary set features the only two items a discerning cigar smoker will ever need. A stunning, triple torch flame lighter with ebony lacquer accents brings beauty and power to provide efficient lighting in all conditions, while a razor-sharp, single action, double blade delivers a precise cut every single time. This special accessory duo is presented in a gorgeous display box and will only be available until the 300 sets are sold.  Shipping in late August, the suggested retail price for The Ultimate Accessory Collection is $720.

CAO World Sampler

Take a trip around the world with the CAO World Sampler which features the unique flavors of four countries in one special collection. Indulge in spicy Brazilian tobacco, rare Italian leaf, smooth Connecticut Maduro and exotic Colombian tobacco with this globe-trotting sampler. It contains one each of these CAO favorites: CAO Brazilia Gol!, Italia Ciao, America Potomac and Colombia Vallenato. This four-cigar collection is available for a per-pack SRP of $20.99, an offer that’s even more enticing than previous releases.


CAO Gold Sampler

 Cigar lovers drawn to the mellow flavor of CAO Gold and the slightly spicy nuances of CAO Gold Maduro can now enjoy the indulgences of both blends, thanks to the CAO Gold Sampler. This outstanding combo pack highlights two great tastes from one of CAO’s most popular lines, and is available for an SRP of $18.99, for the four-count pack. Ships in late August.


Flavours by CAO Sampler

Complete with six Petit Corona cigars from our most popular flavor-infused offerings, “flavours by CAO” is a delight for the senses. A treasure trove of taste nuances awaits the premium cigar smoker who seeks to indulge in the finest mild tobaccos subtly accented by our unique, natural flavorings. For those who wish to indulge in CAO’s collection of flavours, this special sampler offers a guided tour at an unbeatable price of $25.14 for six cigars. Available beginning in October.


CAO Champions Sampler

The CAO Champions Sampler II includes OSA Sol and LX2, in addition to the best blends from the original Champions Sampler collection. Cigar lovers who seek the full spectrum of top-rated offerings from CAO need look no further than this attractive black leather travel humidor. This incredible offer contains 10 cigars, and will be available in October for an SRP of $78.20.


Holiday Gift Chest

You can’t have a holiday without a GCC holiday gift chest!  This year we go back to where we started with all the essentials from our Dominican and Honduran factories.  This chest is filled with special sampler packs ideal for any cigar lover or gift giver looking for great variety at an unbeatable price.  Kick the holidays into high gear with the Macanudo Hyde Park Collection, Cohiba Collection, La Gloria Cubana Collection, Serie R Belicoso Collection, Honduran Selection, Punch Rothschild Collection, Premier Selection, or the Future 54s Collection.  All are priced between $16 – $54 SRPs per box.  These cigar collections pair well with all kinds of holiday cheer, roast beast, egg nog, long drawn out family gatherings, stockings hung without care, and even overly critical in-laws.  The Holiday Gift Chest ships in October.

Macanudo Collection with Lighter

As America’s top-selling premium cigar brand, Macanudo Café, Cru Royale and Maduro are universally appealing to those devoted to handcrafted cigars. With a windowed view of the impeccably constructed cigars contained inside, this special offer is made even more enticing with a branded quad-flame lighter. The Macanudo Collection with Lighter ships to retailers in September for an SRP of $48.99.

Partagas Collection with Lighter

What’s better than smoking a full-bodied Partagas Black Label cigar?  How about having the bold flavor of Partagas 1845 and the enticing flavor of Partagas Yellow Box on hand for future smoking occasions?  This special window box contains a total of six cigars, with the added bonus of a branded quad-flame lighter. The Partagas Collection with Lighter ships in September and will sell at retail for the suggested price of $48.99. Quantities are limited.


About General Cigar

General Cigar Co. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of handcrafted cigars for the premium market. The company is owned by Scandinavian Tobacco Group. Committed to delivering cigars of the finest quality, General Cigar’s skilled artisans produce Macanudo®, Cohiba®,  La Gloria Cubana®, Partagas®, CAO®, Punch®, Hoyo de Monterrey®, Excalibur® and several other leading premium brands in the company’s Dominican, Honduran and Nicaraguan factories. In addition, the company cultivates proprietary tobacco which is used exclusively in its blends and has a dedicated R&D practice that develops new varieties of tobacco and revitalizes vintage seeds. General Cigar also operates Club Macanudo®, a cigar bar in New York City. In 2010, General Cigar entered into a joint venture agreement with Plasencia Group to expand its leaf growing and processing expertise and increase its access to tobacco.  Based in Richmond, VA, General Cigar sells through tobacconists in the U.S. and exports select products to 62 countries. For more information, visit

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