VIAJE SHIPS EPC COLLAB - PIÑA

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Announced Via Instgram @Viajecigarcompany,

 
PIÑA - From the minds behind Viaje and EPC, Andre Farkas & Ernesto Perez-Carrillo present Viaje’s newest release. Conceived in Hawaii, constructed in the Dominican Republic and now shared worldwide, Piña makes its official debut. The cigar features tobacco from Mexico, Ecuador and Nicaragua with magnetic enclosures housing the wheels of 24. After over a year in the making, we are very pleased to finally be able to share them with you. Available in two sizes: Nohea - 5” X 54 & Makana - 6” X 52
— Viaje Cigars Facebook

Another picture courtesy of Viaje's Facebook account shows the extremely dark cigar wrappers.

CAO FUMA EM CORDA APPEARS

Spotted via CAO's instagram account, CAO Fuma Em Corda is the newest extension to the popular Amazon Basin line.

SOON. Link in bio. #CAOcigars

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One major question has been answered according to the article referenced in CAOs bio link; The Fuma Em Corda WILL be a distinct blend from the Basin.

Basin

  • Wrapper: Ecuadoran Sumatra
  • Binder: Nicaraguan
  • Filler: Dominican Republic, Colombian, Brazilian Braganca

Fuma Em Corda

  • Wrapper: Honduran colorado
  • Binder: Cameroon
  • Filler from Honduras, Nicaragua and Brazilian Bragança and Arapiraca .

Arapiraca, which is another Brazillian tobacco was not utilized in the original Basin. Arapiraca uses a different fermenting process, which this line is named for, as the tobacco leaves are left wound tight to ropes vs the Braganca which fermentes stored in tightly packed tubes.

According to the article it will come in two vitolas, a B&M shop exclusive 5x50 robusto, and a 6x58 toro for online and catalog sales. Pricing is $8.99-$10.49 per stick.

You can find the Cigar Afficiando article mentioned in the original post here

Don't forget to check our review on the original release CAO Amazon Basin

TRUMP TO BAN CUBA TRAVEL AND TRADE

Update - A new Fact Sheet and FAQ has been released by the White house following President Trump's speed on Friday

Halfwheel.com has provided a great breakdown of what this means for those of you who are going or were interested in future visits.

 

Siting from Politico.com 

Making good on a campaign pledge, President Donald Trump on Friday will announce a significant rollback of former President Barack Obama’s accord with Cuba by clearly banning tourist travel to the island, restating the importance of the 56-year-old trade embargo with the island and instituting a broad prohibition on financial transactions with companies significantly controlled by the Communist government’s military...
— Politico.com