United Cigar Group works with top cigar manufacturers throughout the world to create unique cigars built exclusively for the premium cigar retailer. The Brands of United Cigar are all Exclusive Cigar Products that were needed and not found to be available anywhere… so they were created. Those who carry United Cigar Products also are enrolled in United Cigar Retailers and will receive training and marketing seminars for themselves and their employees as long as they remain in good standing. Our 30+ years in the tobacco industry will give you the insight you need to remain competitive and offer to you this consultation service at no additional charge.
The company is led by J.R. Dominguez, a true visionary who brings energy, excitement and passion to everything he touches. Recluse’s first release is the RECLUSE OTG and it was revealed at the 2012 IPCPR trade show in Orlando, Florida. RECLUSE OTG is offered in ten sizes, three of which are sizes that have never been done before anywhere in the world, and they are now known as the Kanu, Recluse Cigar Company’s invention. Every tobacco leaf in the RECLUSE goes through EIGHT fermentation cycles and is a collection of what is truly iconic from around the world. The RECLUSE cigar selection is produced exclusively by Tabacalera Leyendas Cubanas and they are responsible for the Recluse Experience.
Excellence can be defined as the state in which the whole transcends the sum of its parts. This concept is, in essence, what we aim to achieve. Utilizing time-honored techniques and principles refined through generations of producing Cuba’s most sought-after cigars, alongside key insights into the industry developed over years working at the forefront of both retail and manufacturer sides of the business, White Hat Cigars represents a unification of tradition and modernity. Excellence can be defined as the state in which the whole transcends the sum of its parts. This concept is, in essence, what we aim to achieve. Utilizing time-honored techniques and principles refined through generations of producing Cuba’s most sought-after cigars, alongside key insights into the industry developed over years working at the forefront of both retail and manufacturer sides of the business, White Hat Distribution represents a unification of tradition and modernity. Excellence can be defined as the state in which the whole transcends the sum of its parts. This concept is, in essence, what we aim to achieve. Utilizing time-honored techniques and principles refined through generations of producing Cuba’s most sought-after cigars, alongside key insights into the industry developed over years working at the forefront of both retail and manufacturer sides of the business, White Hat Distribution represents a unification of tradition and modernity.
Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co., is located in Danli, Honduras. It started operating in 2012, the Factory was founded by Oscar Valladares, Hector Valladares and Bayron Duarte, with experience in the tobacco industry; Oscar worked for more than 9 years with Rocky Patel and Bayron worked for more than 20 years for General Cigars and Oliva. Oscar Valladares started in the cigar industry almost like a destiny turn, he worked for a travel agency taking Rocky Patel´s Groups to make tours to the Factory. In a short time Rocky asked Oscar to be part of his team and for nine years he worked for him. During this time, Oscar met Bayron, who worked for General Cigars by that time and a long friendship began. Today, you can find Oscar Valladares Tobacco cigars in more than 1000 stores in the US, and also in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Holland, Belgium, Slovenia, St. Maarten, Aruba, Venezuela among others. “Leaf by Oscar” has been rated by specialized magazines like Cigar Journal and Cigar Snob with over 90% since 2014 up to date.
Full of power and character the carefully handcrafted cigars of Hiram & Solomon evoke the very spirit of Brotherhood – allowing for reflection on and the insightful examination of the ideas and traditions we hold dear. Our well-aged and elegantly crafted cigars create a rich tapestry of flavor and identity to be enjoyed best in the company of others. Artistry and a commitment to quality and consistency go into every Hiram & Solomon cigar, providing reason for our brand to sit proudly beside the world’s most respected and enjoyed brands of premium cigars. Smoking one is a complete experience, memorable and thought-provoking from beginning to end. Hiram & Solomon Cigars are premium quality handmade cigars that match the caliber of the Brethren and the spirit they embody for all to enjoy. For men and women alike who take their commitments to tradition and good taste seriously, try a Hiram & Solomon cigar.
La Aurora was founded on October 3rd, 1903 by Eduardo León Jimenes, a hard worker man who was son and grandson of tobacco growers, that, without neglecting his family tradition, decided to go a step further with the creation of a cigar brand which he intended to have a global dimension. The founder was then 18 years old, inherited some “tareas” of land and with a reduced roster of six employees, a great enthusiasm and much effort, began to build his dream. Today, more than 113 years later, La Aurora has a presence on the five continents and more than a thousand employees
Established in 1989 by Nestor and Mariana Miranda, Miami Cigar & Co. has become one of the premier distributors of premium cigars. Boasting a portfolio which includes the highly acclaimed La Aurora, S.A, Nestor Miranda Collection brands, Tatiana and Don Lino. Miami Cigar & Co. also serves as the Exclusive United States distributor for all Viva Republica, Toscano and Upsetters brands of cigars. Miami Cigar & Co. prides itself in being a family owned company that embodies their slogan: “It’s not just cigars, It’s a lifestyle.”
In 1995, Miami Cigar was ready to take the next step forward in the premium cigar world and the family was well aware who was needed to make this happen. Working for Southern Wine & Spirits at the time, Mariana’s husband, Nestor, realized that it was time for him to take his talents to Miami Cigar on a full time basis. From Day One, Nestor was not afraid to get out into the territory and visit customers, and he instantly became the face of Miami Cigar. In 2006, the company released the Nestor Miranda Special Selection in honor of the contributions he has made.
Tatiana Cigars are some of the best flavored cigars in the world. Crafted from high quality Dominican tobacco, finished with an Indonesian wrapper and Dominican binder. Each with the perfect amount of sweetness and flavoring to give you the best flavored cigar on the market. Tatiana cigars are savored by flavored cigar connoisseurs around the world because they have a wonderful aroma, taste and perfect draw every time! They are hand-rolled cigars with a high grade blend of Cuban-seed filler tobacco, a silky Dominican binder, and a delicious medium brown wrapper from Indonesia. All the tobacco used is put through a two year aging process to create a smooth and mild smoke. Tatiana’s are available in a variety of flavors to enjoy. They all provide a sweet and smooth taste, the perfect draw, and a wonderful aroma with each and every puff.
After years of stagnant sales and uncertainty, Ernesto took his inspiration from that Cuban Davidoff and set out to create a cigar that would excite the senses. When he finally put the perfect blend together, he had created La Gloria Cubana . This overnight success was years in the making. La Gloria Cubana enjoyed star status among Miami cigar smokers and select others throughout the country, but it remained a “local” cigar. Since creation, the family has released several new blends, beginning with the E.P. Carrillo 2009 Inaugural. Each blend, while offering a different array of complexity and strength profiles, has stayed true to the family’s ideals of consistency, tradition, and passion for perfection. Today, E.P. Carrillo provides customers with a diverse portfolio of blends and sizes, which will satisfy the most discerning cigar smoker.