When the Premium Cigar Association cancelled its summer trade show, Rocky Patel got busy. He decided if retailers could not come to Vegas for the show, he’d go to them.
Asylum is the new brand from Christian Eiroa and Tom Lazuka, and it is known for being huge. The big cigars measure 7 x 70 and 8 x 80. But how did the brand come about? According to Tom Lazuka, it was his idea.
Steven Bailey’s family has been working in the tobacco business for generations. With the advent of FDA-regulations, Steven Bailey has found a way into the premium cigar business.
Most people know the cigar company Alec Bradley, but many don’t realize the company’s founder is actually Alan Rubin.
Founded in the Sixties in Jamaica, Macanudo is one of the cult brands of the cigar industry. The brand is celebrating its 50th birthday this year. Time to take a walk through history.
For Alejandro Turrent, focus is key. The man behind the Casa Turrent line of cigars has been working hard since the line’s introduction three years ago.
The outlook for the next Nicaragua cigar festival remains murky since it has been cancelled until further notice. Last month, many cigar makers said they doubted one would be held next year. Why? The once cigar powerhouse, Nicaragua, is not in good shape.
Davidoff took a small group of media out to the company’s farm for a special brunch and for the world premier of what will be Davidoff’s Chefs Edition 2018.
The world record holder for slow cigar smoking, Darren Cioffi, talks about the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) and his Company.
Glen Case has been smoking cigars since his teens and spent about 18 years in the financial industry. The stress of the corporate world took its toll, and in the early 2000s, Glen decided to try something different.
For Paul Garmirian and his son being small is a good thing. As business went well during the cigar boom they made the decision to stay small and not grow any further. With all the new brands coming to market, the Garmirians and their P.G. lines have remained constant.
Jesus Fuego is torn between a passion for both land and sea. And while he is working hard on new products and selling his existing lines during shore leave, he always makes time for his first love, the sea.