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.

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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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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Joya de Nicaragua Tour, Esteli, Nicaragua

Joya de Nicaragua Tour, Esteli, Nicaragua

Joya de Nicaragua – Story Told by Mario Perez, Factory Manager. To understand the brand you have to understand the history of Nicaragua.  If you were to think about any one brand that is heavily entrenched in Nicaragua’s turbulent history – the brand that would come to mind is Joya de Nicaragua.  The history of […]

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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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CULEBRA CIGARS

CULEBRA CIGARS

WHAT ARE THEY? Those of you that speak Spanish already know that the word culebra translates to snake.  In cigar terms, a Culebra is a combination of three panetela-shaped cigars twisted together and tied at each end.  While these cigars don’t have much of a market presence today, there are a couple manufacturers that are […]

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