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2012 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars—Industry Veterans
Posted: November 14, 2012
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"Because of the way the leaf grows, it's easiest to blend to a 43 or 44 ring gauge," said Quesada. "That way, you can go up or down. Going up is a lot easier, as you have more room in the gauge. I like to say we, as blenders, blend in solids, as opposed to winemakers who blend in liquids. Adjust a tiny quarter of an inch there in the leaf, adding an inch here, that is far easier than subtracting."
The four tobacco men continued their discussion, and the audience listened intently. With so many pearls of cigar wisdom hitting the brain at once, it was easy for some to get overwhelmed. But, like most of the Big Smoke cigar seminars, audience members that were able to remember even the tiniest nugget of information were excited.
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Lunch with Davidoff of Geneva
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The "Rumbunctious Ruminar"
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Armando Padron — Tampa, Florida, USA, — November 14, 2012 10:40pm ET
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