Welcome to our 2nd installment of Take 5 – a series aimed at bringing you short, unique perspectives on certain facets within the cigar and/or wine industries. As the name implies, each Take 5 segment is intended to be read/viewed in five minutes or less. Continue reading
Today we’re continuing with our 2012 Year in Review. This time we reach back in to the video archives to talk with Barry Stein, Miami Cigar Company’s assistant director of Marketing and Advertising. In this clip, Barry discusses all the new cigar offerings from Miami Cigar, La Aurora and La Sirena. We also were able to ask Barry about his recent transition from blog owner to landing a marketing job with a major cigar company – enjoy!
Continuing with our 2012 Year in Review, we once again reach back in to the video archives. This time, we meet with the man responsible for bringing Mexican San Andres wrapper to the forefront, Mr. Eddie Ortega. For those who remember, it was the Murcielago (Spanish for Bat) that got the whole Mexican San Andres wrapper craze started. We were able to catch up with Ortega at IPCPR back in August. Here’s what he had to say about the all-new Serie-D…
Now that our Top 10 lists for the best Light, Medium and Full strength cigars has been compiled and published. We thought it would be fun to slice-and-dice our information a couple of different ways. As many of you know, limited edition cigars are quite often very hard to come by. That being said, I think most would agree the back-bone bread and butter offerings in the cigar industry are the “core lines.” That being said, we went back and crunched the numbers against all 3 of our lists (light, medium and full) to come up with a “Best of the Core Lines” ranking. Those findings are included in the Top-10 list below – enjoy! Continue reading
Here is the 3rd installment of our Year in Review – yet another interview from our 2012 IPCPR video archives. In this clip we catch up with Terence Reilly of SAG Imports to get an in-depth look at the new cigar offerings from Quesada, Casa Magna and Fonseca.
Here’s another interview from our 2012 video archives. In this clip Jose Blanco senior vice president of Joya de Nicaragua shares the vision and reason behind creating the medium-strength flavor-bomb known simply as CyB.
As 2012 comes to a close, we decided to take a look back at some of the highlights of our journeys. In this video, Drew Estate CEO Steve Saka gives us an in-depth look at newest member in the Liga Privada family – the all-new Liga Privada Unico Serie Papas Fritas.