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Charlie Minato
Charlie Minato
About the author
I am an editor and co-founder of halfwheel.com/Rueda 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.

Davidoff Madison 515 Toro Returning as Vault Release

Davidoff’s Vault Program will get another release next week in the form of the Davidoff Madison 515 Toro. The cigar was created in 2011 to...
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AJ Fernandez to Distribute Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Internationally

The Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua will soon be offered to stores outside of the U.S. AJ Fernandez, which also produces the cigar for Boutique Blends,...
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Ramón Allones Allones No.2 Edición Limitada 2019 Launching Next Month in the U.K. (Update)

The final Edición Limitada for 2019 will debut next month in the United Kingdom. Hunters & Frankau, the U.K.’s distributor of Cuban cigars, will launch...
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Patoro VA XO Extra Belicoso

Last year, Patoro brought its high-priced VA XO Salomones to the U.S. for the first time. The cigar had been sold in limited quantities in...
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Phil Zanghi III Launches Distribution Company for Latin & Central America

Phil S. Zanghi III, the founder of Debonaire House, has launched a new distribution company that will cover countries throughout Central America and Latin America....
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Rocky Patel Ships Winter Collection

Winter is coming. Today, Rocky Patel began shipping the 2020 version of its Winter Collection, which uses a Mexican San Andrés wrapper over a Nicaraguan...
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RoMa Craft Tobac Postpones WeaselFest Until 2021

RoMa Craft Tobac has postponed its 10th anniversary party, originally scheduled for Sept. 5, 2020 in Austin. Instead, the company plans on holding the event next...
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Trinidad Espiritu Robusto

Just about a month ago, I reviewed the new Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua Robusto, a 5 x 50 robusto using entirely Nicaraguan tobacco that...
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La Aurora TAA Exclusivo

This year has been a weird one for just about every part of the world, including the cigar industry. Like many others, the Tobacconists’ Association...
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J.C. Newman’s Yagua Shipping Next Week

One of the more unique cigars in quite some time will soon be arriving on shelves. Last year, J.C. Newman Cigar Co. showed off a...
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Premium Cigar Association Launches “Exclusively for PCA” Initiative

The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) has announced a new program called Exclusively for PCA aimed at trying to generate revenue for the trade organization. In a...
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