Nirka Reyes

IPCPR 2019: De Los Reyes

The De Los Reyes booth has become part of a larger compound of companies that now includes Cattle Baron, Debonaire, Patoro and Topper—all of which...
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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...
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IPCPR 2018: De Los Reyes

There are few booths on the IPCPR Convention & Trade Show floor that are as colorful as De Los Reyes. The booth, which is designed...
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IPCPR 2017: De Los Reyes

Far and away, the most impressive display of merchandising I saw was at the De Los Reyes booth. The company added three cigars to its...
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Procigar 2017: Day 3

There are many constants of Procigar, not getting enough sleep is amongst them. After writing a quick story about some positive FDA news, I headed...
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Ten Questions for 2017

It’s back. Despite whatever Patrick Lagreid might think, I think I did a B+ job on the Ten Questions for 2016 and as such, I...
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IPCPR 2016: De Los Reyes

The good news of being next to the Drew Estate booth is that you are towards the front of the show and near one of...
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Procigar 2016: Day 2

My Wednesday of Procigar 2016 was supposed to begin with a trip to General Cigar Dominicana. It’s not because I wanted to go back to...
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IPCPR 2015: De Los Reyes

Last year, it was Royal Gold and Corporación Cigar Export, this year, if you wanted to find Saga cigars, you had to go to a booth...
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