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Summer 2019

Summer 2019 looks to be a great one at Virgil Ave. Tobacconist!   Lots of new cigars in stock this season to entice the most knowledgeable smokers. Check out some of these great new products in the humidor.

The Alma Fuerte  and 146 Cosecha by Plasencia cigars both received 90 ratings and are being enjoyed by the staff and customers. Full bodied with a great draw. Project 40 by Alec Bradley a nice cigar offered at very reasonable $6. to $7. range. The return of La Flor Dominica’s #1 cigar of the year the Andalusian Bull this fine cigar has been on backorder for months. It’s in stock but probably wont last long! Camacho’s Liberty series is a re blend of the classic 2012 blend for 2019 limited but currently available. Virgil ave welcomes Tataute cigars to our massive selection we are featuring the original Brown label, the Black label and the Red label These popular cigars by Nicaraguan cigar master Don Pepin Garcia are all that!  Jonathon Drew  from Drew estates is offering an extension to the Acid line called the PLUSH big ring gauge dark wrapper. I’m sure the acid faithful are eager to give this new Acid a try. The Deadwood series featuring Fat Bottom Betty ,Crazy Alice  are back in stock and building a strong following.

Virgil Ave Tobacconist has been selling the largest selection of premium cigars to Western New York and Southern Ontario for 23 years! Cigar lovers have come to know and trust they will receive the best pricing in the area. Our years of experience and customer service are what set us apart from the guys who just sell cigars. Stop in and see for yourself why we have won numerous accolades and awards from manufactures and customers making us the area’s #1 volume retailer.

Have a great summer!

Holiday Events@ Virgil Ave.

For the past 22 years Virgil avenue Tobacconist  has invited Factory reps to host a day in the shop. This is a great time to talk cigars and get some special Holiday pricing. Our first event in Dec is Wednesday the 12 th, with Mike Godicci from Alltadis USA. Makers of such fine Cigars as Monitcristo, Romeo… Continue Reading

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas from Virgil avenue Tobacconist! This Holiday season shop W.N.Y’s #1 volume  Premium Cigar shop. We offer an incredible selection of the worlds finest Cigars. Virgil Ave also stocks hard to find seasonal offerings from Arutro Fuente .We have Fuente Anejo’, Hemingway Maduros in Classics and signatures  Short story & Best Sellars Maduros, 858 in a… Continue Reading

Summer 2018

We will be in Las Vegas in July for The 86th. IPCPR trade show. This is the industries largest show to date . There we get a sneak preview of all the new Cigars, Pipes and related products from manufacturers from around the world. This is the show where manufactures showcase their latest wares. Thousands of retailers… Continue Reading

Fuente Opus XXX

Sorry to report that our allocation of Opus X cigars sold out in 3 days! While we received quite a few boxes and tins, customers were taking no chances with losing out on this very limited product. Never before have we experienced demand for full box’s like this year. Also some specialty cigars came with this order. 1… Continue Reading

New in the Humidor

There’s some exceptional new cigars in stock this month! Guys are loving the Quarto Cinco from Joya D Nicaragua. This full bodied Robusto has all the strength and flavor one would expect from a Nicaraguan cigar, priced around $11.00. Two new offering from Archetype the Axis Mundi in Toro and Robusto are doing very well. This was the… Continue Reading

Tax victory

Brick and Mortar Cigar shops across the state are all breathing a collective sigh of relief at the defeat of the purposed excise Tax increase on Cigars. Governor Como sought to increase the Tax amount  on cigars from the 28.5% to 75% for the next fiscal year. With little or no knowledge of the industry this seemed like a great way… Continue Reading

Cigars for Charity

We are sad to announce there will be no Cigars for Charity event this year at the casino. The Seneca Niagara Hotel & Casino has decided to make the banquet room used by Cigars for Charity non smoking. After 10 years at the Casino we were surprised at this change. We are currently looking into doing… Continue Reading

CAO event with Master Blender Rick Rodriguez

Virgil avenue tobacconist will kick off the new year with a special event. On January 31st. join us for a CAO event featuring Rick Rodriguez Master blender  and brain child behind the CAO line of premium cigars. Guests will be able to talk face to face with one of the premier cigar blenders for General… Continue Reading

Happy New Year

With the craziness of the holiday season just about over I have some time to reflect on all the good and bad things that made up 2017. We had a great year at the shop! Many new products for our customers to enjoy despite all the FDA nonsense. The ongoing legal battle to preserve our livelihood had many… Continue Reading

Just a heads up to everyone that the shops are closed - However we are open from 11AM-2PM Monday through Saturday for curbside pickup ONLY. Call to place your order and we will have it ready. Thank you for your understanding.