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Foundation Cigar Co.

Highclere Castle Victorian Toro

This year, Foundation Cigar Co. and Highclere Castle Cigar Co. did what many companies do, release a maduro version of a cigar. In this case, it...
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The Wise Man Maduro Lancero

In 2017, Foundation Cigar Co. followed up its debut El Güegüense with a maduro version, known as The Wise Man Maduro. It uses a Mexican San Andrés maduro covering a Nicaraguan corojo 99 binder from sourced from Jalapa and filler tobaccos form Estelí and Jalapa. Five regular production sizes were available at launch, none of which […]
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The Tabernacle Havana Seed CT #142 Corona

Once Nicholas Melillo announced his new Foundation Cigar Co., the question became when would the self-proclaimed “chief of broadleaf” make a cigar with a Connecticut...
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Foundation Chest Collector Humidor

Just before the 2017 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Foundation Cigar Co. announced a new release that would only be available in a humidor. Of course,...
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The Wise Man Maduro Corona Gorda

As he approaches his 40th birthday, Nicholas Melillo can easily say he has accomplished quite a bit in the cigar industry. He spent more than...
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Menelik

In April, Foundation Cigar Co. added a new cigar to its line-up, this time in the form of an event only cigar. Called Menelik, it...
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Charter Oak Shade Lonsdale

Just before the 2016 IPCPR Convention and Trade Show, Foundation Cigar Co. announced a new line: the Charter Oak. In an homage to his home...
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The Tabernacle Corona

When the self-proclaimed chief of the broadleaf launched his own cigar company last year, the first cigar contained exactly zero broadleaf. One year later—and that has...
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El Güegüense Corona Gorda

In January 2014,  Nicholas Melillo left his job as the evp of international operations for Drew Estate Tobacco Co., after being with the company for 11...
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