The articles found in this section is content from early issues of cigar press that no longer exist in any location, but here, due to an office burglary.

Leaf Metamorphasis

Leaf Metamorphasis

Co-written by Thor Nielsen and Hendrik Kelner.   The following pictures are examples of what you may find inside the curing barns in different phases of the process.  The first photo is from day 1, harvested right off of the plant.  The last picture is of a fully cured leaf that is ready to be prepped […]

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Guillermo Leon Interview

Guillermo Leon Interview

CP – Anyone that knows you can vouch for the fact of how active you are with social media. What is it about Facebook and Twitter that you see beneficial? GL – I firmly believe in the power of these tools. I use both Facebook and Twitter but I am more active on Twitter because […]

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Tobacco Seed Production

Tobacco Seed Production

One of the most unknown aspects of premium cigar tobacco is the seed production.  Not many people know that tobacco produces a pink and white flower, which grows in clusters at the top of the plant.  In fact, most of the flowers are removed before they have time to develop, depending on what sort of […]

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Camacho Feature

Camacho Feature

This was the Camacho feature from the Spring 2009 issue of Cigar Press Magazine.  This article was a beautiful 10 page spread pictorial with over 40 photos in print. Story by Thor Nielsen, Photography by Jacob Fuller. We made our approach from Miami International airport to Toncontín International Airport, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, the best of […]

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Filler Tobacco for Premium Cigars

by: Hendrik Kelner Photos by: Jacob Fuller Featured in Vol V Issue II 2010 A premium cigar is constructed by using 3 types of tobacco components: the filler, the binder and the wrapper. We have explored the wrapper influence on the cigar on a previous issue of Cigar Press. This time we are going to […]

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