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The famous US Cigar Maker J.C. Newman joins TheFireSide as partner in the Premium Cigar segment

Photo: All rights with J.C. Newman Cigar Co. - The American Cigar

The famous US Cigar Maker J.C. Newman, manufacturer of hand-rolled Cigars joins The Fire Side as Partner in the Premium Cigar Segment.

J.C. Newman Cigar Company’s long history dates back more than a century to 1895, when Julius Caeser Newman rolled his first cigars in the family barn in Cleveland, Ohio.

Today, a new generation continues the Newman family tradition under brothers Eric Newman, president, and Bobby Newman, executive vice president. In 2017, Eric’s son, Drew, became the first member of the fourth generation to join the business full-time as the company’s General Counsel.

Photo: All rights with J.C. Newman Cigar Co - Drew, Eric and Bobby Newman. Stanford and J.C. pictured

The business that young J.C. founded more than a century ago is stronger than ever. Diamond Crown is a highly prized cigar as well as a bestselling brand of humidors and cigar accessories. Cuesta-Rey is one of the most popular premium cigars in the world, enjoyed by cigar smokers in 61 countries on six continents. The Brick House launch exceeded all expectations and has been named one of the Top 25 cigars in the world by Cigar Aficionado. Quorum is the world’s most popular handmade cigar sold in bundles.

Photo: All rights with J.C. Newman Cigar Co - The famous J.C. Newman Cigar Factory in Tampa

The history of J.C. Newman has been documented in the recently released film 'Hand Rolled'. This film brings cigar enthusiasts from around the world to the “Cigar City” of Tampa, Florida. It shares the colorful history Tampa’s Ybor City National Historic Cigar District, which at its peak had 150 cigar factories rolling more than 500 million cigars by hand per year. It also tells the story of J.C. Newman Cigar Co., started in 1895.

THE FIRE SIDE is the first international business network dedicated to Cigar enthusiasts, Connaisseurs and Aficionados who like to meet and network with likeminded peers, to talk about business, politics, culture and other common interests, while enjoying a good premium Cigar.

THE FIRE SIDE welcomes the team of J.C. Newman in the international partner circle.

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