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Cigar Press Release: Villiger Cigars North America Unveils New Headquarters

(Miami, Florida) April 29, 2016— Villiger North America celebrated their re-launch and the opening of their new headquarters in Miami with a by-invitation-only red carpet event, at its new location at 8107 NW 29 ST. Doral, FL. 33122. The Villiger North America re-launch was hosted by Mr. Heinrich Villiger himself and new Villiger NA President Rene Castaneda. The event featured notables to include: Guillermo Leon of La Aurora, Alejandro Martinez Cuenca of Joya De Nicaragua, Carlos Torano Sr. of the famed Torano cigar family, Felix Mesa of Galan Cigars, Scott…

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Press Release: La Coleccion de Elegancia by Gran Habano

LA COLECCIÓN DE ELEGANCIA By Gran Habano Miami, Florida, April 13, 2016 – Gran Habano announces the pre-release of La Colección de Elegancia, or The Elegance Collection, a collection of Gran Habano’s best-selling Corojo #5 blend in Gran Habano introduces its Colección de Elegancia for the discerning smoker, seeking a unique Corojo #5 experience. The Corojo #5 Elegance sizes have the strongest blend in the Gran Habano profile with rich, full-bodied flavors further enhanced by the smaller ring gauge. Gran Habano is now taking pre-orders from retailers for La Colección…

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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: IPCPR 2015 – A Pause For A Good Cause

The ever changing thing we call life – amazing how it always has the ability to get in the way of good plans! Some of you may be asking why we at The Cigar Nut have not been covering the 2015 IPCPR trade show, others may remember that this is the time of year where TCN goes dark for a couple of reasons. Do not worry, The Cigar Nut is not going anywhere – to be quite honest, we may have a few things up our sleeves so be sure…

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Cigar News – Davidoff Announces Golden Band Nominees

With the Cigar Industry in full tilt as preparations for this years IPCPR are being made, Davidoff has announced that they will be hosting their 4th Golden Band Awards as well as the nominees. A standard black tie dinner ( would you expect anything less from Davidoff? ) will be their stage for recognition and ceremony for 32 separate retailers across seven categories. In a recent press release Jim Young, President of Davidoff North America stated “The Davidoff Golden Band Awards epitomize the success of the brand which has been…

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