Charlie Minato
About the author
I am an editor and co-founder of Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I handle the editing of our written content, the majority of the technical aspects of the site and work with the rest of our staff on content management, business development and more. I’ve lived in most corners of the country and now entering my second stint in Dallas, Texas. I enjoy boxing, headphones, the Le Mans 24-hour, wearing sweatshirts year-round and gyros. echte liebe.

Casa Magna Liga F Debuting at PCA 2021

A stronger Casa Magna is coming soon. At next month’s 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show, Quesada Cigars will launch the Casa Magna Liga F....
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VegaFina Vindobona Exclusivo Austria Goes on Sale

Retailers in Austria have begun selling a new VegaFina made just for the country. The VegaFina Vindobona Exclusivo Austria is a 6 1/4 x 50...
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Washington, D.C. Council Votes in Favor of Flavored Tobacco Ban

Yesterday, the Council of the District of Columbia voted in favor of banning flavored tobacco. The vote was 9-3 with one member voting as present....
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De Los Reyes Announces Seventh Saga Short Tales

The Saga Short Tales Tomo VII – Tales of the Land: Navarrete will be the seventh cigar in De Los Reyes’ Saga Short Tales Series....
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United Cigars Adds Abuelo Line

United Cigars’ newest line will come from the fields of Julio Eiroa. The company has announced that has begun shipping its new Abuelo line, a...
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Davidoff Announces $470.7 Million in 2020 Revenue, 6.7 Percent Decline

Oettinger Davidoff AG announced that it generated CHF 423 million ($470.7 million) in revenue for 2020, a 6.7 percent decline compared to the CHF 453...
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Crowned Heads Slates Le Pâtissier as PCA 2021 Exclusive

Crowned Heads’ exclusive release for the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show will be another French-named food-inspired cigar. It’s called Le Pâtissier, the French term...
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Durbin, Cicilline Introduce Bill to Ban Child Labor at Tobacco Farms

There is yet another attempt to prevent children from working in tobacco fields in the U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I.,...
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Buffalo Trace, Meier & Dutch Partner for New Cigar Line

There’s a new line of cigars bearing the name of one of America’s most famous distilleries. Cigars International—the world’s largest cigar retailer—has begun selling a...
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Montecristo Epic Vintage 12 Heads to Stores

The Montecristo Epic Vintage 12 is now shipping to select retailers. Altadis U.S.A. has begun shipping its latest Montecristo line, a bit later than the...
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About a PDR 1878 Review

On Saturday, we published a review of what I believed was the PDR 1878 Recordando a Santiago Capa Sun Grown Robusto. As was mentioned in...
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