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Cigar Locations

A Visit to Camp Camacho

On a road just past the city center of Danlí, Honduras lies a colorful building that is sorely out of place. The Davidoff of Geneva...
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A Visit to J.C. Newman Cigar Co.

It’s called the Cigar City, but there are now more breweries than cigar factories. Tampa—specifically its Ybor City neighborhood—was once the capital of the global...
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A Visit to Finca Corojo & Las Lomas

I’ve been to at least 40 different tobacco growing operations. Like anything in nature, each one is a bit different. None of them have been...
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A Visit to Cigars Davidoff (Cidav)

It’s been a while since Brooks Whittington and I were left unattended on the rolling floor of Cigars Davidoff, but today is the third—and yet...
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A Visit to Procesadora de Tabaco Palmarejo (Davidoff)

In January, Brooks Whittington and I (Charlie Minato) visited Davidoff’s operations in the Dominican Republic. It was an educational trip every day, but particularly the...
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A Visit to Procesadora de Tabaco Palmarejo & Jicomé (Davidoff)

Last month, Brooks Whittington and I were invited to visit Davidoff’s expansive operations in the Dominican Republic as part of the company’s semi-regular trips for...
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A Visit to Altadis Connecticut

Tell someone that you’re heading to a tobacco farm, and their response might be to ask if your passport is up to date or simply...
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A Visit to Drew Estate II

In February, I was able to see and tour the new Drew Estate II (DE) facility in Estelí, Nicaragua, which opened in early 2014. Like La...
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A Visit to FUMARE

Late last year, Brooks Whittington, Patrick Lagreid and I visited Reno, Nev., specifically FUMARE Fine Cigar Boutique. I had heard stories about Dion Giolito, better...
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A Visit to the Nat Sherman Townhouse

Opened in 2007, the latest location for Nat Sherman’s retail tobacco shop is located on 42nd Street off of Fifth Avenue in New York City...
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A Visit to Fabrica de Tabacos NicaSueño S.A.

Ever since smoking my first RoMa Craft Tobac cigar, I have wanted to visit the company’s factory, Fabrica de Tabacos NicaSueño S.A. I had been...
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