When Ernesto Perez-Carrillo, owner of EPC Cigar Co., released the Encore cigar line last year, he had two or three rollers in his factory making Encores.
There’s no doubt that cigars are front of mind during the annual Festival de Habanos. But the next best thing is the sit-downs for meals, cigars and rum with friends from around the world …
Gregory Mottola visits Jochy Blanco's farm and factory, which produces brands like La Galera, Aging Room and La Matilde.
Editor Gregory Mottola visits the Navarrete Farm, owned by the Reyes family.
The Interjet flight of Mexico City was taxiing toward take-off. I was getting settled in my seat, watching the plane’s nose camera point toward the runway.
Executive editor David Savona tours the humidors of Havana's cigar shops.
Editor Gregory Mottola tours Tabacalera de Garcia in the Dominican, where brands such as Romeo y Julieta, Montecristo and H. Upmann are rolled.
Editor Gregory Mottola talk about the contents of a gift bag that fellow cigar smokers would be much more interested in: The ProCigar Festival swag bag.
Executive editor David Savona gets ready for the 2019 Habanos Festival.
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