C.A.O. International Inc. has now been in business for 40 years, evolving from making pipes to producing cigars.
Posted: December 29, 2008 By David Savona
Manuel Garcia of Habanos S.A. combines his love of cigars with a vast knowledge of the marketing and sale of his country's national symbol.
Posted: December 22, 2008
Rocky Patel, 47, has quickly become one of the best-known faces in the world of premium cigars.
Posted: September 15, 2008 By David Savona
How former pension fund manager Michael Chiusano sequed into the cigar world and now plans to expand his 13-year-old Cusano cigar brand.
Posted: July 24, 2008 By David Savona
A conversation with Ernesto Padilla, owner of Miami's Padilla Cigar Co.
Posted: April 1, 2008 By David Savona
A star roller from Cuba, now in Miami, José "Pepin" Garcia is making some of the world's finest cigars.
Posted: November 30, 2007 By David Savona
How Litto Gomez's La Flor Dominicana was spawned from disaster—and other things you probably didn't know about one of the industry's hottest brands.
Posted: June 21, 2007 By David Savona
Cigar Aficionado sits down with the owner of Nicaragua's oldest cigar brand, Joya de Nicaragua.
Posted: May 18, 2007 By David Savona
The founder of Miami Cigar & Co. talks about the rise, fall and rebirth of his Don Lino brand.
Posted: April 2, 2007 By David Savona
The man behind Macanudo cigars—and the Connecticut shade tobacco grown to wrap them.
Posted: December 1, 2006 By David Savona
The second part of our look at the important generational partnerships that define a large part of the cigar industry
Posted: November 13, 2006 By David Savona
The dean of Cuban tobacco men and his grandson, Hiroshi, discuss the state of cigars in their homeland in a wide-ranging interview.
Posted: October 1, 2006 By James Suckling