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Drew Estate Announces “The Drew Estate Goodwill Act of 2021”

Drew Estate Goodwill Act

Drew Estate announces “The Drew Estate Goodwill Act of 2021” initiative designed to honor the spirit of the 2021 Barn Smoker Program and the DE25 Celebration by deploying a token of appreciation to those who purchased tickets to attend these events that were unfortunately cancelled or postponed due to the rise of the COVID-19 Delta Variant.

The Drew Estate Goodwill Act of 2021 will be executed in the following manner – All those who purchased a ticket from Drew Estate for any of the three Barn Smoker events scheduled for 2021 (Connecticut, Kentucky and Florida) or DE25 will receive a Goodwill Gift Pack featuring new and never before seen Drew Estate swag items that are specifically designed to lift the spirits of those who received the sad news of our cancellation.  The Goodwill Gift Packs will be shipped out by Drew Estate in mid-December. In addition, Drew Estate is immediately donating another $50,000.00 to the Cigars for Warriors program, as a mission-critical component of providing cigars to our deployed men and women overseas.

From Lubbock, TX, Storm Boen, Co-Founder of Cigars for Warriors, notes, “The past two years have been a challenge for CFW, as these large events act as a major fundraiser for our charity. We would like to thank Drew Estate for continuing year after year to step up and support the deployed men and women of this country. It means the world to them and to us. For everyone else, please visit www.cigarsforwarriors.org to see how you can support our mission.”

From Sag Harbor, NY, Jonathan Drew, President and Founder of Drew Estate, adds, “In 2014 we created the Barn Smoker Program with the desire to define the American Tobacco Experience while deepening the bond of fellowship between Drew Estate and our loyal fans. We have never forgotten that original meaning and purpose, so today during our 25th Anniversary we are most proud to present the Drew Estate Goodwill Act of 2021. Thank you to everyone who has supported Drew Estate for 25 years, allowing us the privilege to be part of your lives and community. Please continue to show love and support of CFW because they need us now more than ever!”

If you have any questions regarding the Drew Estate Goodwill Act of 2021 please email consumerengagement@drewestate.com.

Drew Estate Cancels 2020 Barn Smoker Season and Deploys “The Barn Smoker Goodwill Act”

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Today Drew Estate announces the cancellation of the 2020 Barn Smoker season due to ongoing health concerns surrounding COVID-19.  Additionally, Drew Estate creates the “Barn Smoker Goodwill Act of 2020.”

Barn Smokers are among the highlights on Drew Estate’s calendar every year, and an opportunity we cherish to share in a one-of-a-kind experience with the cigar loving community.  After significant consideration, however, Drew Estate has determined that it is necessary to make this difficult decision in order to ensure the safety of our staff, the staff of the incredible farms with whom we partner, and, of course, the thousands of Barn Smoker attendees who travel across the country to take part in our extraordinary American Tobacco Experience.

While we are disappointed that we will not be able to hold the festivals at the farms this year, Drew Estate is proud to announce the introduction of the “Barn Smoker Goodwill Act of 2020,” which is designed and funded to show appreciation, love, and fellowship to our inner circle during the difficult times we are all facing.

The Barn Smoker Goodwill Act works in the following manner … All Attendees who purchased a ticket at any/all tier levels will immediately be refunded 100%.  In addition, each ticket holder will be asked to submit their address via this link and Drew Estate will be shipping free of charge the complete 2020 Barn Smoker Swag Set that they would have received by attending their ticketed event. This package does not include cigars and will be shipped out by August 1st.  Beyond this, Drew Estate will donate $10,000 per Barn Smoker, for a total of $50,000, to Cigars for Warriors, doubling down on our commitment to our deployed troops.

Finally, on the date of each scheduled Barn Smoker, Drew Estate will launch a two-hour “Virtual Barn Smoker Herf,” hosted on Facebook Live, open to everyone.   While these Herfs are not designed to be exact Barn Smoker replicas, we plan on celebrating each date together.  These unique experiences will include the Drew Estate Ambassadors and our Farmer Partners – and tell a new part of the story not previously showcased during our usual Barn Smoker Festivals.

The dates for the Virtual Barn Smoker Herfs (hosted on www.facebook.com/drewestatecigar ) are below with times to be announced closer to the event:

  • Pennsylvania Barn Smoker Virtual Event: July 25th, 2020
  • Connecticut Barn Smoker Virtual Event: August 8th, 2020
  • Kentucky Barn Smoker Virtual Event: September 26th, 2020
  • Louisiana Barn Smoker Virtual Event: October 4th, 2020
  • Florida Barn Smoker Virtual Event: November 14th, 2020

From the Wynwood Safehouse, Jonathan Drew Founder and President of Drew Estate adds, “It is with great sadness that we’ve come to this decision.  Barn Smoker, alongside Cigar Safari, are the experiential programs that we are most deeply connected to here at Drew Estate. I’m also incredibly appreciative to our Consumer Engagement Team, who architected the concept of the “Barn Smoker Goodwill Act of 2020” … in my opinion, going above and beyond for our supporters, our extended family, who had made plans to join us on the sacred farms.  We thank you for your love and support … always #De4L!”