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July 2013

Trade Show Report

Posted: Jul 16, 2013 1:30pm ET

Team Cigar Aficionado is here in hot Las Vegas at the annual IPCPR trade show, where cigar companies unveil their latest creations for the retailers in attendance. For us at the magazine, we get a chance to meet with the players—major and minor—in the premium cigar business and test out their newest smokes. As I write this blog its about two hours before the show floor opens for day three. If you’ve been following my Tweets, and those of my coworkers, you’ll have followed along with our findings.

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Follow Us In Las Vegas

Posted: Jul 14, 2013 8:30pm ET

My Sunday began with a 4 a.m. wakeup call to make a bright and early flight from New York to Vegas. It’s a weekend, but today is a workday. After a five-hour flight I zipped straight to the Venetian Hotel and Casino, threw down my bags in the room and grabbed a cup of coffee as I walked to the Sands Convention Center. It was going to be a busy day. The cigar industry returned to hot Las Vegas this morning as the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailer trade show opened its doors. The show, which is off-limits to the public, brings out most of the players in the world of premium cigars and accessories. I’m here with Cigar Aficionado for the 19th time in a row covering the show.

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Basking in Broadleaf

Posted: Jul 10, 2013 12:30pm ET

Do you like broadleaf tobacco? I cut my teeth on the stuff back in the day, puffing away on homely but tasty Muniemaker Breva 100s when I was in college. The cigars, then and now, were machine-made, but contained only tobacco. And they were wrapped with dark, rugged leaves of Connecticut broadleaf.

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