The Dominican publication Dominican Cigar Review awarded cigar manufacturer La Aurora awards in two categories. La Aurora accepted the award for “Best Factory Tour” and La Aurora’s Master Blender, Manuel Inoa accepted the “Cigar Personality of the Year” award.
How important is the cigar industry for a country like the Dominican Republic? Hendrik Kelner at Davidoff points to the concentration of cigar related businesses in the city of Santiago as one of the main reasons for the Dominican success.
The 250 attendees at the ProCigar Festival come from all over the world, like the US, Canada, Europe, Israel, Russia, Singapore and China. At the already seventh annual festival in the Dominican Republic they get good food and drinks, while learning about where your cigars actually come from.
t has been exactly 20 years since Davidoff moved cigar production to the Dominican Republic. To mark the anniversary, the world’s largest family-owned cigar business is launching a completely new line: Puro d’Oro.
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.