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Events IPCPR 2019

IPCPR 2019: Mombacho

We catch up with Claudio Sgroi in the Mombacho booth to hear about the new very limited Cosecha 2014, a Nicaraguan puro that has been aged for four years. Also there’s the Casa Favilli another Nicaraguan puro, but this one featuring a Nicaraguan broadleaf. And then there’s Diplomatico by Mombacho, a cigar collaboration with Diplomatico […]

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Camacho Nicaraguan Barrel Aged Toro

Camacho has always been a cigar company that pushes the envelope with unique innovations in blends and packaging. ┬áTheir new Camacho Nicaraguan Barrel Aged is the latest cigar blend in the Camacho portfolio to do something a little different. ┬áCamacho is known for their excellent corojo tobacco, but the NBA adds a twist. ┬áCamacho takes […]

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IPCPR 2017: John Drew Brands

While we were making the rounds, we stopped at the bar in the center of the Drew Estate Booth (beneath the new tower) to sample some spirits and talk to Frank Moreno, National Director of Brand Development for John Drew Brands. If it were up to me, I would have been happy to grab a […]

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IPCPR 2016: John Drew Brands

After hoofing it around Drew Estate’s planet-sized booth with Pedro, we climbed to the top of the bridge at the heart of the booth to talk to Jonathan Drew about his new venture, John Drew Brands. JD tells us that the next step for him doesn’t involve leaving Drew Estate behind, it’s a matter of […]

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IPCPR 2016: Cohiba

The next stop on the General Cigar tour was the Cohiba display to check out the new Cohiba Macassar. Steve Abbot tells us that the new cigar was inspired by a rare, expensive wood called Ebony Macassar (or Makassar Ebony) with a grain known for it’s dark brown to black stripes. The idea is a […]

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IPCPR 2016: Cordoba & Morales

In this video, Azarias “Z” and Emille Mustafa introduce us to the offerings of Cordoba & Morales, beginning first with the Front 9 Ecuadorian Connecticut, 19th Hole Broadleaf Maduro and Family Reserve Habano, and then the Grand Salomone, which is a large ornately wrapped-figurado featuring wrapper leaf from all three of those lines. Then it […]

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