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.

Components of Premium, Cuban Sandwich, and Machine-Made Cigars

Components of Premium, Cuban Sandwich, and Machine-Made Cigars

Premium (Long Filler Cigars) – Premium cigars are long filler cigars made by hand. Long filler refers to the whole leaves that are used in the cigar. Long filler allows a cigar blender to use the leafs natural composition to create complex blends that can vary in body strength, and flavor profiles. The main components […]

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Illusione – Dion Giolito Interview

Illusione – Dion Giolito Interview

Dion giolito’s first published interview that was featured in the Winter 2008 issue of Cigar Press Magazine. CP – How did you first get into cigars? Dion G – I remember my first cigar, rum soaked Crooks.  I would go into 7Eleven when I was 14 and buy those rum soaked Crooks.  For some reason […]

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Fakes Aren’t Just For Cubans

Fakes Aren’t Just For Cubans

It’s been said that over 90% of the Cuban cigars bought and sold in this country aren’t what they say they are.  To get the forbidden fruit one has to find the right sources and be the type of person who is willing to break an antiquated law or two.  Even then it’s not guaranteed […]

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Jon Huber Interview – C.A.O. Cigars

Jon Huber Interview – C.A.O. Cigars

Featured in the Summer 2008 Issue of Cigar Press Magazine. Cigar Press hooked up with CAO’s Director of Lifestyle Marketing, Jon Huber at Dennis Sullivan’s tattoo parlor in Nashville, Tennessee for fresh ink and a little history behind one of America’s hottest cigar brands. Cigar Press – So why cigars?  What made you get into […]

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Davidoff Cigars

Davidoff Cigars

I slid the cellophane off of a Davidoff Millennium Blend Lonsdale and neatly clipped the cap with my teeth.  I chew on it a minute wishing for a cup of coffee before spitting it to the curb.  I look up and can’t believe I’m sitting in the Lobby of the Gran Almirante Hotel and Casino, […]

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