I strive to capture the essence of a cigar and the people behind them in my work – every cigar you light up is the culmination of the work of countless people and often represents generations of struggle and stories. For me, it’s about so much more than the cigar – it’s about the story behind it, the experience of enjoying the work of artisans and the way that a good cigar can bring people together. In addition to my work with halfwheel, I’m the Spring Training public address announcer for the Colorado Rockies, PA announcer for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League, and PA announcer for the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA. I'm also work in a number of roles for MLB.com, plus I'm a voice talent and writer, among other things. I previously covered the Phoenix and national cigar scene for Examiner.com, and was an editor for Cigar Snob magazine.
The Boutique Cigar Association of America has named its inaugural board of directors to help the group begin on ...On October 6, 2017 / By Patrick Lagreid
XIKAR is adding one of its most popular colors to three of its new lighters, as the Turrim Single, ...On October 6, 2017 / By Patrick Lagreid
Head to a cigar shop in the Atlanta suburb of Smyrna, Ga., and you’ll soon be able to enjoy ...On October 4, 2017 / By Patrick Lagreid
It’s not a title you hear at every cigar company, but Tabacalera USA has named Rafael Nodal its new ...On October 4, 2017 / By Patrick Lagreid
The 20th annual Habanos Festival is set for Feb. 26 – March 2, and today Habanos S.A. announced that ...On October 4, 2017 / By Patrick Lagreid
Foundation Cigar Co. has announced that as of Oct. 9, it will be taking over the domestic distribution of ...On October 4, 2017 / By Patrick Lagreid
The Tobacconists’ Association of America has announced that it will be moving the date and location of its annual ...On October 4, 2017 / By Patrick Lagreid