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A Q&A With Cigar Veteran Eladio Diaz And Luis Torres of Freud Cigar Co.
Veteran cigarmaker and tobacco man Eladio Diaz and Freud Cigar Co. owner Luis Torres recently paid a visit to Cigar Aficionado headquarters in New York City for a Q&A.
A Q&A With Zander-Greg Founder Arthur Berberian
Cigar Insider’s Greg Mottola sat down with Arthur Berberian to talk about his distribution business and how it fits into the bigger picture of premium cigars.
The Magazine That Almost Didn’t Happen
The untold story of Marvin R. Shanken’s original cigar plan, and how it would have kept him from founding Cigar Aficionado 30 years ago.
A Conversation With Rocky Patel
Rocky Patel, 61, has cemented his legacy as a winning cigarmaker. He began selling cigars in the most modest of ways back in 1995, in the middle of the 1990s cigar boom. Now, …
Keepers of the Clock
For 127 years the Newmans have been making cigars. Now, America’s oldest family-owned cigar company opens its headquarters in Tampa, Florida, for tours.
The Father-And-Son Cigar Team
The father-son team that oversees London’s Davidoff store.
A Real Talk With the Rubins
The cigar brand created by Alan Rubin just before the turn of the 21st century now includes his namesake sons, Alec and Bradley.
The Cigar Sensei
Martin Kove, the bad guy from “Cobra Kai” and The Karate Kid, shows no mercy when he smokes his beloved cigars.
An Earnest 50 Years
Fifty years ago a young Miamian from Cuba put aside his dreams of becoming a professional drummer and committed to his family business, starting what would become a storied career …