Fabian Barrantes

PDR Cigars Reblends, Updates 1878 Line to 1878 Recordando a Santiago

Abe Flores has reblended and redesigned the PDR 1878 line, and has given it a new name: the PDR 1878 Recordando a Santiago. The name...
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Preview: Procigar 2020 Auction Items (Update)

Valentine’s Day is later this week which means Procigar 2020 begins next week. The Dominican Republic’s annual cigar festival always begins the week after Valentine’s...
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IPCPR 2018: Quality Importers

While Quality Importers has a number of products that merit checking out the booth on its own, it has most recently seemed to draw attention...
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La Galera Names Elvis Batista Director of Sales

Following up on the departure of Fabian Barrantes from Indianhead Cigars and La Galera, the company has named Elvis Batista to the role of director...
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Fabian Barrantes Out at La Galera

Fabian Barrantes has announced his departure from La Galera/Indianhead Distributors, the company where he was most recently director of marketing and sales. He has also...
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IPCPR 2017: La Galera

While there were some new cigars from Tabacalera Palma and Jochy Blanco on the show floor this year, only one was to be found in...
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IPCPR 2016: La Galera/Indianhead

For many recent trade shows, José “Jochy” Blanco’s presence at the annual IPCPR Convention & Trade Show has been felt by way of the brands...
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Indianhead Distributors Releases Rough Rider Sweets

La Galera Cigars/Indianhead Distributors has begun shipping a new sweet-tipped offering to U.S. retailers, Rough Rider Sweets. It’s a long filler cigar that uses an Ecuadorian...
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Weekly News (November 17, 2014)

Cigar News Asylum Dragon’s Milk Ships — Review here. Davidoff Opening Flagship Store in Atlanta El Primer Mundo Ends Distribution Agreement With PDR Cigars Illusione...
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Roy MacLaren & Fabian Barrantes Out at Villiger

Earlier today, Villiger Cigars North America announced that Roy E. MacLaren, president, and Fabian Barrantes, North American director of marketing, have “severed” from the company....
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IPCPR 2014: Villiger

One manufacturer who certainly seemed to be having a good show was Villiger; the booth was located in the front row just a aisles to...
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