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Authenticity is a trait that many successful brands and entrepreneurs have learned how to master. It can’t be faked or manufactured—you either keep it real and stay true to yourself and your values, or you don’t. For many premium tobacco manufacturers, authenticity isn’t optional; it’s a must-have in order for your brands to stand out […]
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You’re likely to find Art Garcia in a studio, making music and developing new talent for several companies. You’ll also find him hard at work in a Nicaraguan tobacco field, working on a new “hit” blend for his cigar brand, Antigua Esteli Cigars. As he’s learned while working in the music industry, a hit doesn’t […]
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Since establishing EPC Cigars in late 2009 with his children, Lissette and Ernesto III, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo has regularly introduced new cigars—both long-term brands and limited editions—to much acclaim. And this year’s International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association trade show in Las Vegas was no different. There seems to be no stopping the fertile and creative […]
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One of the oldest cigar companies in the Dominican Republic is also one of its least famous, but Tabacalera Palma’s president, Jose “Jochy” Blanco, is working mightily to raise the company’s profile worldwide. For most of its 82 years, Tabacalera Palma did little more than produce rustic cigars for the Dominican market or craft other […]
Available only in the United States, Davidoff’s limited edition Florida Selection 2018 cigars offer an intense and spicy sweet flavor that cigar enthusiasts are sure to enjoy. Made with a blend of Ecuadorean Habano 2000 wrapper, Nicaraguan binder grown in the Jalapa Valley and filler tobaccos from the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua and including Florida Sun […]
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In 1996, Alan Rubin launched his company, Alec Bradley Cigars, and named it after his two young sons with the hope that they would someday join the company. Not only did they join the company but now those two sons have launched their own company within Rubin’s, known as Alec & Bradley. Their first release, […]
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Tatuaje has revealed which retailers will be receiving the bulk of its dress boxes for this year’s Monster Series. This is an annual release from Tatuaje and has become a highly demanded cigar collection that pays homage to different monster characters. This year’s installment, known as The Bride, pays tribute to The Bride of Frankenstein. […]
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Gurkha Cigars is breaking new ground with the opening of its new–and first-European cigar lounge. On Sept. 12, Gurkha opened its first European lounge at Miguel Private Cigars in Berlin, Germany. Over 50 V.I.P. guests and clients were invited to this opening and private ribbon-cutting event. “It fills me with pride that we have opened […]
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In 2017, H.R. 564 was introduced by Bill Posey (R-FL), which aims to exempt premium cigars from being regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The bill also proposes that traditional and handmade cigars be spared from costly user fees imposed on cigars [read more here]. Since it was introduced, H.R. 564 has […]
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As a graphic designer, Starky Arias has always been focused on appearance and visually communicating a brand’s message. He got his start in the tobacco industry working at Cigar Rings, a graphic design company based in the Dominican Republic that provides bands for a significant portion of the cigar industry. While Arias didn’t know much […]
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