Cigar Lifestyle 

An Afternoon at LFD

Last month I was able to spend an afternoon with Antonio Gomez at the La Flor Dominicana factory in Tamboril, Dominican Republic and I wanted to share our afternoon with you guys! For a little bit of background, La Flor Dominicana was started in 1994 by Litto Gomez Diez, a former Jewler who decided to get into the cigar making business after his Miami based jewelry store was robbed at gunpoint. In 1996, their first full year of production, La Flor Dominicana produced 300,00 cigars and only 3 years later,…

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Cigar Review 

Cigar Review: Siempre Tamboril

Siempre Tamboril is the product of collaboration between Henderson Ventura, (of Tabacalera William Ventura), and Tony Bellato, (Co-Founder of Lost & Found Cigars, formerly Improptu Cigars). One thing that you’ll notice is the use of an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper in this cigar, which has raised questions for some in the past. Ecuadorian Connecticut tobacco is simply Connecticut seed tobacco grown in Ecuador. Why Ecuador? Well, if you’ve ever seen shade grown Connecticut tobacco being grown, you’ll notice that there are cheese cloths draped over the tobacco during the growing process.…

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