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  • CAO has just released a new twist on CAO America called Sinister Sam.
    CAO has just released a new twist on CAO America called Sinister Sam.
    From now until the limited quantity is depleted, CAO Sinister Sam (6.5” x 52, SRP per cigar is $8.50) is a small batch cigar available exclusively at cigar shops nationwide until the limited release of 2,000 boxes is sold out.Sinister Sam...
  • CAO Concert "Roadie" Review
    CAO Concert "Roadie" Review
    CAO Concert "Roadie" - 6 X 54. Wrapper - Ecuadorian Rosado Habano, Binder - Connecticut Broadleaf, Filler - Nicaragua and Honduras. Medium bodied.Initial taste - Wood and mild spice.First third - Spice along with a mineral woodiness and...
  • CAO Concert Collection Line
    CAO Concert Collection from General Cigar Company
    CAO Concert is a new collection that’s hitting stores as we speak. It’s packed in boxes that were styled after classic Marshall and Vox amps, so finding it at your favorite cigar shop will be a cinch.Concert is the latest creation from...
  • CAO Sopranos
    CAO Sopranos are buy one, get one free at 21 Degrees
    The August heat is in full effect around Phoenix, but21 Degrees Cigar & Accessoriesin Scottsdale is taking some of the heat off by offering up a hot deal of their own. While they last, allCAOSopranos cigars are buy one, get one free.The CAO...
  • CAO Sopranos cigar box
    21 Degrees Cigar goes BOGO on CAO Sopranos
    21 Degrees Cigar & Accessories in Scottsdale is taking some of the heat off this month by offering up a hot deal of their own. While they last, all CAO Sopranos cigars are buy one, get one free.The CAO Sopranos line launched in 2005 as an...
  • Fireworks
    Fourth of July cigar ideas
    Fourth of July celebrations are a popular time to fire up some cigars with friends, as the relaxing day and nice weather make for plenty of opportunities to enjoy a premium handmade cigar while engaging in some conversation with friends and family...
  • CAO OSA Sol cigar band
    Cigar review - CAO OSA Sol
    If you followed the many news streams coming out of the IPCPR trade show this past July, one of the frequently covered topics was CAO and where they would fit in General Cigar’s portfolio, having been acquired by them earlier this year.As...
  • CAO OSA "Lot 54"
    CAO OSA "Lot 54" Review
    CAO OSA "Lot 54" - 6 X 54. Wrapper - Honduras (San Augustin), Binder - Connecticut Broadleaf, Filler - Nicaragua & Honduras. Medium bodied.Initial lighting taste - A very dry woodiness.First third - Spice, dry wood andcinnamon....
  • CAO Lx2 BAM
    Cigar review - CAO Lx2 BAM!
    The latest installment in the Lx2 line, theBAM, which isn't yet listed on the CAO website, is a short, petite cigar that comes in a 4" x 44 ring gauge box pressed vitola. But don't let its small stature fool you - this little guy...
  • Gary Hyams
    Gary Hyams and CAO International part ways
    With the completion of the intergration of CAO International and General Cigar Company, it was announced on Monday that Gary Hyams will step down from his role as chairman of CAO International.In a press release, Mr. Hyams stated that“Being...
  • Tim Ozgener, CAO
    CAO president Tim Ozgener departs the cigar business
    Via a press release issued by General Cigar on Tuesday morning, it was announced that CAO president Tim Ozgener has departed the company to pursue personal business interests in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. He had been in the premium...