Augusto Reyes

Procigar 2022: Day 1

I flew into Santo Domingo—the capital of the Dominican Republic—on Monday to visit the Arturo Fuente Cigar Club, a lounge I’ve heard lots about but…

Procigar 2019: Day 3

While I suppose it will be like this all week, Wednesday started far too early for my tastes. At 7:15 a.m. I dragged myself out…

Procigar 2016: Day 0 & 1

As is the norm, this year’s Procigar festival kicked off on the eastern side of the Dominican Republic, though this year it was a bit…

IPCPR 2014: Corporación Cigar Export

Corporación Cigar Export (CCE), otherwise known as Augusta Reyes, is sharing a booth with Royal Gold this year. The company is showing off their two…

Review: Breve

Today marks the one year anniversary of the passing of Gary J. Arzt, the widely-known Miami-based cigar personality. Amongst many new age smokers, Arzt was…

Weekly News (January 3, 2010)

I hope everyone has recovered from what hopefully was a fun and safe new years… (Awkward transition) And now the news… Pete Johnson tweeted about…

Weekly News (August 16, 2010)

As was expected, New York’s new tobacco tax isn’t working out as well as planned. Just because Habanos lost one lawsuit, doesn’t mean they can’t…

IPCPR 2010: Augusto Reyes & Erez Cigars

Also a Day One gem… I stopped by the booth after some Twitter persistence from Nirka Reyes. Reyes introduced a couple of new lines, but…