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Cigar News: Villiger Cigars Names Rene Castaneda As New President

VILLIGER CIGARS NORTH AMERICA NAMES RENE CASTANEDA AS NEW PRESIDENT (Miami, Florida) February 2, 2016— Villiger Cigars North America proudly names Rene Castaneda as their new President. In this new role, Castaneda will oversee all aspects of US operations, including sales and marketing. Castaneda will work in tandem, with managing director, Michael Blumendeller. Villiger Cigars North America goes forward with their plans to restructure and stay true to their commitment of providing the cigar industry with the best quality cigars. Rene Castaneda has an expansive tenure in the premium cigar…

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Cigar News: La Aurora Commits Itself to Cigar Institute

LA AURORA COMMITS ITSELF TO INNOVATION WITH THE CREATION OF LA AURORA CIGAR INSTITUTE • La Aurora Cigar Institute is the first academic institution on cigars worldwide created by La Aurora Cigar Factory. • Recognized figures of the tobacco industry will share their knowledge with those participants who wish to learn or deepen their knowledge and understanding of the tobacco world Santiago de los Caballeros, January 26, 2016.-­‐ La Aurora Cigar Factory is the oldest manufacturer of Premium Cigars in the Dominican Republic and the leading company in the Dominican…

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Cigar News: Miami Cigar & Co To Distribute Toscano Cigars

MIAMI CIGAR & CO. ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH ITALIAN CIGAR MANUFACTURER TOSCANO (Miami, Florida) February 3, 2016— Miami Cigar & Company proudly announces that they have reached an agreement to become the exclusive distributor of Toscano Cigars in the United States. Based in Tuscany, Italy, Toscano produces high quality fermented Kentucky tobacco. The brand has forever been immortalized through film and television, most well known as Clint Eastwood’s go-to cigar in Sergio Leone’s “Dollars Trilogy” film series and other Spaghetti Westerns. Toscano has been producing cigars for 200 years….

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Henry Clay Stalk Cut by Grupo De Maestros

Henry Clay Stalk Cut by Grupo De Maestros Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Henry Clay, the legendary premium cigar with a devoted and growing niche following, announces its newest line, Henry Clay Stalk Cut by Grupo De Maestros. “Stalk cut” is a tobacco-harvesting method in which the entire stalk is cut and hung to dry in the tobacco barns. This method allows the tobacco to retain its natural nutrients to yield richer, more flavorful leaves. The Henry Clay Stalk Cut blend was developed through the knowledge, experience, skill and care of…

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Cigar Review: Viaje Zombie ( 2012 )

Behind The Stick: There are some cigars with a story and then there are cigars with a history. Viaje has always been a company that creates limited edition, limited release cigars which – love it or hate it – has put them on the radar of a lot of cigar smokers around the world. Without going too far into it – Andre Farkas created the ‘Zombie’ line basing it on how one would feel after smoking a specific cigar of his, but quite a few people on the internet felt…

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Back In Gear

Welcome back, yadda yadda. Can you believe it has been nearly 3 months since our last post? What had started as a decision to go dark for a couple weeks, life has a way of fucking up a good plan and long story short 3 months later we are back. It is rather interesting to look back on your life in a 1/4 of a year segment, in a short blip yet the dramatic changes that can and have occurred during that time. 3 of us have new homes, 2…

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