Procigar 2017

Procigar 2017: Day 5 + Conclusion

Friday morning started off a bit sluggish and I was actually a couple minutes late to the bus. After struggling to find the address for…

Procigar 2017: Day 4

The story they like to tell goes like this. A vice-rector of a Catholic university once visited a rural school in one of the most…

Manuel Quesada 70th Announced

At today’s Procigar tour at the Quesada Cigars factory in the Dominican Republic, the company formally announced its newest release: Manuel Quesada 70th. The cigar is…

La Aurora ADN Dominicano Debuts at Procigar 2017

La Aurora is paying tribute to its DNA, literally. At a factory tour during the Procigar festival today the company showed off La Aurora ADN Dominicano, Spanish…

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…

Procigar 2017: Day 2

Like most days during the Procigar Festival, Tuesday’s wake up call came all too early as a couple of us closed out Monday night under…

Procigar 2017: Day 1

As Patrick Lagreid mentioned yesterday, Monday started out in a Dominican night club called Coco Bongo, which apparently is a chain—learn something new everyday. After…

Procigar 2017: Day 0

Charlie Minato and I are back in the Dominican Republic for the Procigar Festival, the annual celebration of the country’s cigar industry, and which this…

Procigar 2017 Auction Items Unveiled

Next week, the Dominican cigar industry plays host to the 10th annual Procigar festival and as is tradition, the last night will include a gala…

Davidoff Partners With Rose Saneuil for Masterpiece Humidor Damajagua Edition

Davidoff’s collection of high-end humidors designed in collaboration with renowned artists will be getting another addition. This time the Swiss company has partnered the French…

Festival del Habano XIX Dates Announced

The 19th annual Festival del Habano will take place Feb. 27-March 3, 2017. That news comes via Christoph A. Puszkar, director of marketing for 5th…