Nick Perdomo Jr. has achieved the American dream par excellence. After 26 years in the cigar business and approaching his midfifites, he manages a company that has more than 4,000 employees, cultivates 1,200 acres of tobacco land and has a production capacity of 80,000 cigars per day.
Since the death of his father on August 5, 2016, Carlito has been the head of the family. That Fuente is one of the most important cigar families (yearly production approx. 30 million cigars) and produces many of the most coveted cigars in the world is adequately known. But who is this man?
Blind tastings are a tricky business … it’s well known that tastes are different. That’s why we have a team of 15 to 20 testers to judge each cigar.
Robert Levin knows the industry from all angles. From his small shop in Philadelphia he built up a globally operating empire, which, as mentioned, stands on several legs.
Rakesh “Rocky” Patel is celebrating his 25th anniversary in the cigar industry with the motto “in it all the way.” He is investing substantially in Nicaragua, where he’s now cultivating Connecticut and Broadleaf wrapper, and after purchasing considerable areas of arable land will soon be cultivating 845,000 square meters (120 manzanas). The construction of a…
For his young age, Christian Eiroa can boast an impressive career. When you take into consideration that the 44-year-old didn’t light his first cigar (a La Fontana from his father’s company) until he was 20 at a family Thanksgiving dinner, you can imagine that Christian Eiroa never had time to waste. Even though he already…
There are currently more than 140 La Casa del Habano specialty stores on five continents. Switzerland had three casas so far: Basel, Zurich and Lugano. Now there is a new one on the shores of Lake Geneva in charming Nyon.
One of the most fascinating cigar shops will be officially opening its doors to the public on the weekend of May 21 through 23 2021 in Tampa/Florida.
Exciting news for passionados outside the US: A.J. Fernandez is launching a new portfolio of Enclave Connecticut cigars for international sales only.
Welcome back to Merchants Cigar Bar. After a short hiatus the reopening of Merchants Cigar Bar happened on February 12, 2021.
After opening their first location in Illinois over 25 years ago, Sam and Mike Khalil with their partner Matthew Farokhian of Casa de Montecristo have branded their newly renovated Shaumburg location as the country’s first Byron Cigar Lounge.
Rauchvergnügen | German Engineered Cigars are introducing NN, a very reduced cigar concept and … no name, no fancy pictures, no artsy boxes, no distracting story and not even any information on the blend. It is called NN which is short for „non nominandum“ or „not named“.