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Cigar News: Nicholas Melillo Announces Foundation Cigar Co.

It seems like only yesterday that Nicholas Melillo had announced his departure from Drew Estate as their vice president and director of tobacco and began tobacco consulting on his own. Fast forward a little over a year and his mentions of wanting to create a cigar of his own, is becoming a reality. Operating out of Connecticut under the Foundation Cigar Co. name Nicholas as President and CEO plans to release his cigars at next month’s IPCPR trade show in New Orleans. These cigars are being produced by the Tabacos…

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Cigar Press Release: Sosa Cigars Announce Imperio Cubano Miami

Miami, Florida – June 3, 2015 – Antillian Cigar Corporation, also known as Sosa Cigars, has been celebrating 50 years of making cigars. As part of their celebration, they are rolling out a campaign where they are “returning to their roots” and reestablishing cigars that made them who they are in the cigar industry today. With that in mind, they have decided to return their well-known brand, Imperio Cubano, back to Miami. Imperio Cubano was a brand the Sosa’s made at their Miami factory in the 1990’s. Once Juan B.…

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Cigar Press Release : Drew Estate Announces “Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve” Premium Handmade Cigars

Press Release – Drew Estate Announces “Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve” Premium Handmade Cigars Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today their exclusive manufacturing agreement with Pappy & Company, as well as the new “Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve” premium handmade cigar. This new cigar will be produced at Drew Estate’s Estelí, Nicaragua factory and is being made in partnership with Pappy & Company. Pappy & Company is the family-owned merchandise division of Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery, producers of legendary whiskies including Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. The “Pappy Van…

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