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.

Weekly News (October 25, 2010)

First was news that a new 6 x 60 would come to the Master Line. In addition, Toraño supported the Gala for Hope, for Hope…

Ramón Allones Allones Superiores

Allones Superiores from Ramón Allones Habanos S.A. is pleased to introduce a new specialty exclusively aimed at La Casa del Habano Franchise network: The Allones…

Press Release: Gran Habano Announces the Gran Reserva #3

October 18, 2010 (Miami, Fla.) – Time has finally come for the limited production Gran Reserva #3 cigar by Gran Habano to be released into…

Weekly News (October 18, 2010)

For the first time in a while, a fairly quiet news day… Add Graycliff to the list of cigar manufacturers who are now branding watches….

Weekly News (October 11, 2010)

A pretty impressive cigar auction will be taking place in London at the end of November, items include items from Hemingway and a Fidel Castro…

Press Release: Habanos S.A. Launches H.Upmann Noellas Glass Jar

Habanos S.A. presents the H.Upmann Noellas Glass Jar: An exclusive release aimed at La Casa del Habano Franchise stores. H. Upmann is one of the…

Press Release: Scandinavian Tobacco & Swedish Match Merger

Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S is now the world’s second largest cigar company After having received the necessary approvals from the relevant competition authorities, Skandinavisk Holding…

Weekly News (October 4, 2010)

This past week has been nothing but crazy. Only a few hours after posting the news for the week of September 28th, Dion Giolito of…

Tatuaje Launches The Face

Today was the day… the all-new Tatuaje website launched as well as the official announcement for the newest addition to the Monster Series, “The Face”…

Press Release: New Toraño Family Cigar Brands Hit the Shelves

The Toraño Family Cigar Company is excited to inform you that the family’s new cigar brands, “Single Region” and “Master by Carlos Torano” are hitting…

Termination of Nosotros

This is a bit odd, only because while I was at the Illusione booth at IPCPR, I talked with Dion about Nosotros and the overwhelming…