And now, our coverage of IPCPR 2019 is complete. We hope you have enjoyed the videos. As is tradition, here is our complete list of interviews for your convenience. Enjoy! Now it’s time to get back to our regular cigar review programming. Have a fine weekend and a fine cigar!
CAO has a couple of new cigars for 2019. Rick Rodriguez and Doug Baldwin tell us about the idea behind the new CAO Session and consumers can expect when they light it up. We also take a look at the limited edition V19 extension to Flathead, with a tweaked fermentation process intended to give the […]
And now, our coverage of IPCPR 2018 is complete. We hope you have enjoyed the videos. As is tradition, here is our complete list of interviews for your convenience. Enjoy! Now it’s time to get back to our regular cigar review programming.
Our General Cigar booth tour continues with Rick Rodriguez in the CAO section. Rick tells us about the new CAO Nicaragua in this interview. The goal was to create a mellower, complex Nicaraguan cigar that everyone can enjoy, not just the bold spice bomb that is so common with cigars produced there. On the subject […]
At long last, the marathon of IPCPR 2017 coverage is complete. It took a little longer than expected to get them all posted, but then, we filmed a few more interviews than we did last year. About a dozen more, in fact. That included a big expansion of videos covering products (and topics) related to, […]
Up next in the General Cigar IPCPR 2017 tour was CAO, and Rick Rodriguez was our guide through the metaphorical jungle of the latest CAO cigar releases. The latest is the Amazon Anaconda, the final part of the Amazon Trilogy. The first part being the Amazon Basin and the second the Fuma Em Corda, which […]
And our IPCPR 2016 coverage is complete. It took us a little longer to get everything posted, due in large part to our decision to switch our gear and software out all at once. But it all worked out in the end. We didn’t talk to everyone we wanted to interview, but we never do. […]
At the CAO display we saw something that seemed a little familiar, but with a name we didn’t recognize. I’m talking about the CAO Consigliere of course, not Rick Rodriguez. He wasn’t wearing a name tag when we talked to him, but I’m pretty sure his name hasn’t changed. Rick is a little bit coy […]
I made a point to stop by Rick Rodriguez and Ed McKenna’s corner of the General Cigar booth to see what CAO brought to IPCPR 2015. Rick told us about the Flatehead Steel Horse and the budget-friendly CAO Pilon. Ed brings good news to all you Parrotheads out there, CAO has entered into a partnership […]