Subscribe to Cigar Aficionado and receive the digital edition of our Premier issue FREE!

Email this page Print this page
Share this page

Q&A: The Silent Legend

An Interview with Alfons Mayer, the globe-travelling tobacco buyer for General Cigar Co.
David Savona
From the Print Edition:
Morgan Freeman, Mar/Apr 2005

(continued from page 10)

Q: Philippines.

A: Excellent for short-filler cigars.

Q: Panama.

A: It was a disaster.

Q: Costa Rica.

A: Too small quantities.

Q: Brazil.

A: A very interesting ingredient for premium cigars. It should be below 17 percent of the cigar.

Q: What about shade-grown Dominican wrapper?

A: We at General Cigar wasted a hell of a lot of time. And wish anybody else the best of luck.

< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 >

Share |

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Log In If You're Already Registered At Cigar Aficionado Online

Forgot your password?

Not Registered Yet? Sign up–It's FREE.


Search By:



Cigar Insider

Cigar Aficionado News Watch
A Free E-Mail Newsletter

Introducing a FREE newsletter from the editors of Cigar Aficionado!
Sign Up Today