From cases to the walk-in humidor: Some guidance on the current humidor concepts. In this article Marc André addresses the concept of the cabinet humidor.
La Palina – Woman-Made Cigar
La Palina’s band proudly showcases the portrait of Goldie Paley. Bill Paley who resurrected the La Palina brand relies on a number of women to make the brand world-class and to protect the legacy of Goldie.
The Perdomo Experience: From Seed to Smoke
Nick Perdomo has come a long way in 20 years. His deep appreciation of his customers, whether they be retailers or consumers, led him to offer tours where visitors are immersed into his fully vertically integrated operation. Sometimes the owner of the company no less is playing tour guide – cigar retailers and enthusiasts must put this trip on their bucket list!
Heinrich Villiger: In Africa with Motorcycles and Cigars
A cigar tour put to the test. With 110 HP beneath him and an abundant supply of cigars, Heinrich Villiger (81) and friends did a tour from Windhoek to Cape Town. Here is his report.
Unmortal Love: Don Pepin & Romeo Y Julieta
Is it possible to be hopelessly romantically inclined and still run an efficient, profitable business? Well, yes – if you are Don Pepin, maybe Shakespeare’s biggest fan and infamous owner of the brand Romeo y Julieta.
J. C. Newman Cigar Co. – America’s Oldest Cigar Family
Now 117 years old, J. C. Newman Cigar Co. is the oldest premium cigar company in the United States that is still owned by the founding family. The brands Cuesta-Rey, Diamond Crown and Brick House are known all over the world.
Beirut: Best Party City of the World
To the Lebanese, pleasure is the greatest commandment. This includes as a matter of course also cigars. In Beirut they are affordable, in demand – and everyone’s celebrating with them.