La Galera 85th Anniversary

La Galera 85th Anniversary (Jochy’s Blend)

Jochy Blanco and his son, José Manuel, blended two different cigars for the La Galera 85th Anniversary release. Both Blancos turned to their fathers for help: Jochy used notes from his father, José Manuel gave Jochy whiskey in exchange for help.

La Galera 85th Anniversary (José Manuel’s Blend)

Released to commemorate the 85th anniversary of Tabacalera Palma—the Dominican factory owned by José “Jochy” Blanco which was founded in 1936—the La Galera 85th Anniversary is made up of two different blends. The first was blended by José Blanco while the other was blended by his son, José Manuel Blanco.

La Galera 85th Anniversary Arriving at Retailers

After a delay of several months, the La Galera 85th Anniversary has begun arriving at retailers. The line celebrates the 85th anniversary of Tabacalera Palma…

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La Galera Celebrates 85 Years with New Cigars

Tabacalera Palma, the Dominican factory owned by José “Jochy” Blanco, is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year, which means new cigars being released under the…