Nicholas Melillo, best known to cigar smokers as the founder and CEO of the boutique cigar company Foundation Cigar Co., sat down with Gary Korb from Cigar Advisors to talk about his beginnings in the cigar industry, Connecticut and the passion that drives him.
Under the direction of Alex Garcia (Thief Operandi) ATOL becomes Foundation’s new creative team and debuts their work at this year’s IPCPR Show in Las Vegas.
Nicholas Melillo’s Foundation Cigar Company will introduce a new blend at the 2018 IPCPR trade show: Tabernacle Havana Seed CT #142.
Foundation Cigar Company has announced the addition of a box pressed Lancero to their Wise Man Maduro line. The product will be released at the 2018 IPCPR trade show.
After a year of being distributed by Miami Cigar, Foundation Cigar Company will be bringing their Upsetters brand in-house for domestic distribution.
Foundation Cigar Company announced the release of The Wise Man (El Güegüense) Maduro, for IPCPR 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.
Nicholas Melillo has partnered with Highclere Castle, known as the iconic face of the award-winning television drama, Downton Abbey, to create Highclere Castle Cigars.
Charter Oak will be available with a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper and Connecticut Shade option. The blend is comprised of tobacco from the Nicaraguan Estelí and Jalapa regions.
Foundation Cigar Company’s soon-to-be-launched brand The Upsetters will be distributed by Miami Cigar Company. After leaving Drew Estate, Foundation Cigar Company was founded by Nicholas Melillo in June of 2015 and debuted El Gueguense at the IPCPR trade show in July of that year.
Nicholas Melillo’s Foundation Cigar Company announced the upcoming release of a new cigar Line.