Rocky Patel started making cigars during the cigar boom of the nineteennineties. In the last fifteen years he has transformed from a lawyer who loved cigars to a true man of tobacco with several classic cigars to a true man of tobacco with several classic cigars in his portfolio.
Since Carlos Diez took over the management of the family business, Puros Indios, towards the end of 2007, a great deal has changed, but then again, perhaps not really so much …
The fourth generation of this tobacco business has set its sights on establishing the family name as a global cigar brand. And so far, it’s been a success. Representatives from over 15 countries attended its first international sales meeting.
A 28 year old former economics student mixed his creative flair with a budding interest in cigars to begin Prometheus. Samuel Spurr meets Keith K. Park, proudly celebrating 15 years of passion.
For years, the so-called boutique cigars have been enjoying growing popularity, above all in the USA. In the German-speaking area, the cigar importer Paul Bugge is concentrating on. this niche. At the InterTabac 2007, this wholesaler will present his exclusive portfolio for the first time.
The world-famous Partagás factory (at the address of No. 520 Industria in Havana) was nationalized 46 years ago, during the course of the Cuban revolution. The proprietor family, by the name of Cifuentes, had to leave everything behind when emigrating to the USA with nothing but the often-quoted clothes on their backs. There they made…
In this article Hendrik Kelner tells us his life story and about the development of his Cigar Manufactory
Fuente Fuente OpusX is the most popular cigar brand in the USA, followed in second place by Arturo Fuente. In Australia Fuentes are traded like precious jewellery, while smokehops in Europe seems to be suffering from chronic shortages. There is no cigar in which more love, passion and emotion are invested.
Toraño family celebrates 90 years of tobacco business. Only a few cigar companies are as famous as Toraño – in terms of their origins, family history and successes. They not only produce for the most recognized cigar brands in the world, their own brand is also at the top of the ratings.
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC is the number one producer of premium cigars in the world and Fernando Domínuez leads the Cigar Business Unit.
In 1964, with $ 600 in his pocket, José Orlando Padrón founded a small cigar manufactory in Miami to supply himself and fellow Cuban exiles. Today, one of the most important cigar brands on the planet bears his name.
Dion Giolito has set fire to the industry with one successful cigar brand after another. His cigars seem to have the ability to appeal to us and produce exactly the cigars we desire.