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Blogs : David Savona

A Lot of Tobacco

Some people collect stamps, others collect fine wines, but the cigarmakers in the Dominican Republic collect cigar tobacco. The big companies that...more

Posted: February 19, 2010    By David Savona

Blogs : Gordon Mott

Day Two: ProCigar Festival

I won’t give you the details about last night’s ProCigar Festival dinner. Suffice it to say I did not escape the merengue dance contest, which...more

Posted: February 18, 2010    By Gordon Mott

Blogs : Gordon Mott

Back in CigarLand

I’m back in the Dominican Republic, land of cigars. I’m always amazed when I realize how much time has passed since my last visit here because it...more

Posted: February 17, 2010    By Gordon Mott

Blogs : David Savona

In the Fields of La Canela

Tuesday in the Dominican Republic. The ProCigar Festival doesn’t officially begin here in Santiago until Wednesday, so I planned to spend this day...more

Posted: February 17, 2010    By David Savona

Blogs : David Savona

Visiting a Cigar Master in the Dominican Republic

 I spent Monday afternoon in Santiago, Dominican Republic, with one of the true masters of the cigar business, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo. You know him...more

Posted: February 15, 2010    By David Savona

Blogs : David Savona

Back in the Dominican Republic

I just landed in Santiago, Dominican Republic, where more premium cigars are made than any other place on earth. I’m here for the annual ProCigar...more

Posted: February 15, 2010    By David Savona

Blogs : Jack Bettridge

Romanced by the Stone of Destiny

I thought they’d all been vanquished, but every once in a while you find one: the single-malt-whisky snob who talks smack about blended Scotch as...more

Posted: February 12, 2010    By Jack Bettridge

Blogs : James Suckling

The Last Bottle?

What do you smoke with the last bottle of wine on Earth? I am not talking about the last bottle—it is not Armageddon yet. Nor do I think it will...more

Posted: February 11, 2010   

Blogs : Gordon Mott

Snow Day

Snow is coming down hard, and has been since about 7 o’clock when I decided it was wise to not rely on my commuter train system to get me home this...more

Posted: February 10, 2010    By Gordon Mott

Blogs : Gordon Mott

Cooking With Charlie

Hope you all have checked out my new video with Charlie Palmer at Aureole restaurant. Tough duty that, let me tell you. Being down there in the...more

Posted: February 4, 2010    By Gordon Mott

Blogs : David Savona

Cigars and Football

Yesterday I invited over my brother and a few good friends, slow cooked a big pot of spicy chili, headed down to the smoking room and turned on the...more

Posted: January 25, 2010    By David Savona

Blogs : James Suckling

Back in the Land of the Free

Getting caught with two Cuban cigars crossing the border between California and Mexico can really upset officers of U.S. Customs and Border...more

Posted: January 12, 2010   

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