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Watch: Patrick Lagreid on Cigars Daily LIVE (8 P.M. EDT)

With October here, some folks in the cigar industry have begun turning their attention to what cigars will make it on the end of the…

Watch: Charlie Minato on How Bout That Cigar (8:30 P.M. CDT)

It’s been a while since I’ve been on a cigar podcast/live show, but tonight I’m back. This time it’s with How Bout That Cigar and…

PCA 2021: A Recap From Our PCA Editor

I once went, for one week, to a tennis academy for players progressing toward the pro tour. The days started at 7:30 a.m. and went…

Watch: Patrick Lagreid on Puro Sabor’s Virtual Festival (5:00 P.M. CDT)

It’s no secret that Nicaraguan-made cigars consistently find themselves ranking among the top in the world, garnering numerous awards, accolades and other honors. Later today,…

PCA 2021: Top 3 Things — Brian Burt

Each year I forget about this Top 3 Things post, but each year I already have a list of candidates in my mind. I find…

Five Things: What Today’s Federal Appeals Court Loss Means for Cigars

Today, the cigar industry suffered a resounding defeat at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. It’s the latest ruling in Cigar…

PCA 2021: Top 3 Things — Patrick Lagreid

It’s been about 72 hours since I’ve been home that I sit down to think about what stood out from the 2021 PCA Convention &…

PCA 2021: Top 3 Things — Brooks Whittington

The first PCA Convention & Trade Show is in the books—although our coverage will continue for another couple of days or so—and as we have…

PCA 2021: Top 3 Things — Charlie Minato

The PCA 2021 Convention & Trade Show is over, and, as I write this, our booth coverage is entering the final quarter or so. There…

PCA 2021: Day 3 Recap

As the final day of 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show begins, here are some of the things I have noticed, heard about and thought…

PCA 2021: Day 3 Lunch with halfwheel

It’s the third day, which means it’s the third lunch. It appears to be a Chipotle mock-up, with a bed of Spanish rice, dark beans,…