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News & Features : Cigar Stars

The Change at C.A.O.

Now among the hottest of cigar brands, Nashville's C.A.O. began life as a pipe maker

Posted: April 1, 2004    By David Savona


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The Two Billion Cigar Baron

Altadis U.S.A. Chief Theo Folz celebrates a unique perspective developed over four decades in the cigar business.

Posted: February 1, 2004    By David Savona


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Q&A: An Interview With Jorge Padrón

The president of Padrón Cigars Inc. speaks about his Nicaraguan cigar brand.

Posted: December 1, 2003    By David Savona


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An Interview With Ashton's Robert Levin

Best known for creating Ashton, Robert Levin is a 30-year veteran of the cigar business.

Posted: July 31, 2003    By David Savona


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The Son of Montecristo

The Son of Montecristo Peripatetic Benjamin Menendez has left his imprint on nearly every cigar-making country

Posted: April 1, 2002    By David Savona


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The World According to Perdomo

Nick Perdomo Jr. will make more than 10 million cigars this year—and he's not afraid to tell you how good they are.

Posted: December 1, 2001    By David Savona


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Macanudo's Main Man

Angel Daniel Nuñez controls General Cigar's brand portfolio, from leaf to box

Posted: October 1, 2001    By David Savona


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The Quiet Man

You might not know José Seijas, but you probably smoke his cigars.

Posted: June 1, 2001    By David Savona


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Trial by Fire

Fires, hurricanes and legal battles haven't dampened the Fuente family's passion for making cigars

Posted: December 1, 2000    By David Savona


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An Interview with Litto Gomez and Ines Lorenzo-Gomez

Owners, La Flor Dominicana

Posted: February 1, 2000    By Gordon Mott


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An Interview With Pedro Martín

Pedro Martín, the founder and owner of Tropical Tobacco.

Posted: April 1, 1999    By Gordon Mott


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Interview: Frank Llaneza of Villazon

A discussion with the president of Villazon & Co., makers of Hoyo de Monterrey and Punch.

Posted: February 1, 1999    By Gordon Mott


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