Another one of our must stops at IPCPR 2013 was catching up with Jose Blanco and the gang at Joya de Nicaragua. In this interview, Blanco gives us a couple of minutes to share a couple new and exiting things on the horizon for JdN. Once of which being the all-new 1970 Antano Big Bull, a big and bold 7×70 full-bodied cigar – enjoy!
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’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.