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Patrick Lagreid
Patrick Lagreid
About the author
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 public address announcer for the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks during spring training, as well as for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League, the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury and the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League. I also work in a number of roles for MLB.com, plus I'm a voice over artist. I previously covered the Phoenix and national cigar scene for Examiner.com, and was an editor for Cigar Snob magazine.

Tatuaje La Vérité 2008

It’s been about eighteen months since the Tatuaje La Vérité 2008 was released – a cigar marketed much the same way wine futures are, with...
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Press Release: Gran Habano Cigars Goes to Miami

January 23, 2012 (Miami, FL) — The Gran Habano – G.R. Tabacaleras Co. cigar factory located on “Calle Ocho”, 8th street, in the Little Havana...
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Cigar Rights of America Opens Washington D.C. Office

Cigar Rights of America announced the opening of their new office in Washington D.C,, citing that the time had come for the organization to have...
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Altadis USA to Increase Prices

Altadis USA has joined General Cigar and Oliva in announcing price increases for their cigars this year. Citing significant increases in tobacco, manufacturing and transportation costs,...
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W. Curtis Draper Celebrates 125th Anniversary With Four New Limited Release Cigars

W. Curtis Draper in Washington, DC will mark their 125th anniversary this year and will be releasing four limited edition cigars made by some of...
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General Cigar Announces Price Increases

General Cigar is the latest company to announce price increases to the majority of their cigars, citing rising costs of tobacco, manufacturing and logistics as...
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