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ProCigar Holds 13th Fest in Dominican Republic

By Andrew Nagy | From CBS Sunday Morning, May/June 2020
ProCigar Holds 13th Fest in Dominican Republic
Morning rays of sunlight bathe the tobacco fields of the La Canela farm in the Cibao valley, an area of the Dominican Republic known for its hot, dry microclimate, and perfect for growing strong tobacco. It’s a picturesque plantation and the chosen spot for a new concept, something called the Members’ Field Day, a first in ProCigar Festival history. This year, the host is Litto Gomez, co-owner of La Canela and the man responsible for La Flor Dominicana cigars. Among the verdant rows of tobacco plants, a large white tent provides shade for the 450 cigar fans who came from around the world—at least 20 countries—to attend this weeklong cigar festival, and from the …
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