Owner, El Credito Cigar Co., makers of La Gloria Cubana, La Hoja Selecta, El Rico Habano and Dos Gonzales cigars.
Owner, MATASA, makers of Fonseca, Licenciados, Romeo y Julieta, Jose Benito, Cubita, Royal Dominicana, Credo and Casa Blanca cigars.
Carlos Fuente Jr. has become one of the most recognizable people in the cigar business. While at the helm of Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., he has seen the company rise to one of the preeminent …
How the sleepy cigar industry went from a dying craft to an enormous fad and weathered the inevitable crash.
Tobacco Scion Rick Meerapfel and Associates Are Raising Quality Wrapper in central Africa
A decade ago scores of new cigar brands went on sale. Most are gone, but the few that remain have built a comfortable niche in the industry
A little more than two decades ago, Carlos "Carlito" Fuente Jr. planted 37 acres of Corojo seeds in the Dominican Republic with every intention of producing quality wrapper leaf. The fact that no one …
A top policy analyst in Washington talks about Cuba today, a post-Fidel Castro regime, key players on the U.S. side and new ideas for changes in America's approach toward its island neighbor
For members of Miami's Cuban-American community, the war with Castro rages on
Despite Dictators, Revolution, War and, Last Fall, Hurricane Mitch, Tobacco Men in Nicaragua Keep Planting and Rolling
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