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.

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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Ernesto Padilla

Ernesto Padilla

Cigar Press – You’ve been going through a ot of changes lately.  How has Padilla Cigars been evolving? Ernesto Padilla – I feel like my company has evolved into addition areas such as manufacturing our own cigars.  When I started I was known for making cigars with El Rey de Los Habanos and Pepin Garcia.  […]

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Dia de los Muertos Feature

Dia de los Muertos Feature

This was the feature story in the special edition “Dia de los Muertos” of Cigar Press Magazine. Written by Kellen Gorbett and Thor Nielsen. “To live in the hearts of those we leave behind, is not to die.” ARTURO FUENTE A shadow of doubt from an entire industry was cast over Carlos Fuente, Jr., in […]

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Matt Booth – Room101

Matt Booth – Room101

CP – How did you, as a jewelry designer, get hooked up with the cigar industry? Matt Booth – There is a big fashion convention called Magic, and I always throw a big promotional after party for the show. As I grew, so did my parties. It was at one of the parties where I […]

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Maduro – The Myth and the Method

Maduro – The Myth and the Method

Maduro continues to be a lose term in the cigar world.  Widely used to describe any cigar with a dark colored wrapper, the term has been commonly misconstrued.  It doesn’t help that some cigars being produced today call themselves maduro based on color alone.  In this article we dove into the Cigar Press archives pulling […]

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