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Watch: Charlie Minato on Cigar Coop’s Prime Time Show (9:00 P.M. CDT)

As it turns out, live entertainment is in short supply and a bit depressing at the moment. But tonight, I’ll be on Cigar Coop’s Prime Time Show,...
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Festival del Habano XXII: Getting Home & Final Thoughts

My fifth year covering the Festival Del Habano in Cuba did not end the way that I was expecting. On my second flight from Miami...
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Festival del Habano XXII: Day 5

Friday started out very much like the other days I had spent in Cuba, but ended with quite a bit more history-making excitement than anyone...
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Festival del Habano XXII: Day 4

As has been the case for the past five years, the fourth day of the Festival del Habano was reserved for one major event: visiting...
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Festival del Habano XXII: Day 3

After the lull in both activities and stress from running around on Tuesday, I knew that Wednesday would be very different in that regard, but...
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Habanos S.A.’s 2020 Humidor Auction Sets Record, Sells Cohiba Humidor for $2.65 Million

Last night’s humidor auction at the XXII Festival del Habano set multiple records for the Habanos S.A., the Cuban cigar conglomerate. In total, six lots...
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Festival del Habano XXII: Day 2

While I did wake up early to get some work done before my second full day in Cuba officially started, it would end up being...
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Festival del Habano XXII: Day 1

After going to bed a bit earlier than normal when I am in Cuba—if 1 a.m. could ever be called “early”—I woke up four hours...
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Procigar 2020: Day 5 + Conclusion

When registration for Procigar 2020 opened late last year there was a very obvious change. Normally, Procigar features the optional first two days in Casa...
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Festival del Habano XXII: Day 0

They say that if you do something enough, eventually you get used to it, but whoever said that had obviously never had to deal with...
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Procigar 2020: Day 4

The one Procigar tour that everyone wishes they take is the journey to Caribe, they just don’t know it yet. As I’ve said multiple times...
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