Procigar 2019

Graded: Ten Questions for 2019

It’s in the mid-50s, the skies are gray and the space heater is fired up on the balcony, which means only one thing: it’s time…

Procigar 2019: Day 5

In case you missed it, I was exhausted pretty much all of Thursday. On that note, Friday didn’t start much better. That being said, I…

Procigar 2019: Day 4

The good news is that I slept through my alarm without waking up Wednesday night, something that was a constant problem due to an air…

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 2019: Day 2

Tuesday began fairly early as we needed to have our luggage ready at 8:30 a.m. to head to Santiago; only, we were hours away from…

Preview: Procigar 2019 Auction Items (Update)

This week is the first week after Valentine’s Day, which also means it’s time for the Dominican Republic’s annual cigar festival, Procigar. On Friday, the…

Procigar 2019: Day 0 + 1

Live from the Dominican Republic, it’s Procigar 2019. For most people, Procigar—the Dominican Republic’s annual cigar festival—starts in Santiago, but for 150 or so of…

Quesada Releases 1974 in Spain, IPCPR 2019 Release Planned

Quesada will be celebrating the upcoming Procigar Festival with a new cigar celebrating the company’s first year of producing cigars, the Quesada 1974. The blend…

Ten Questions for 2019

A belated welcome to 2019. As is the tradition at halfwheel—and actually before this website started—each year I ask 10 questions that will face the cigar…

Festival del Habano XXI Taking Place One Week Earlier

Next year, the two largest cigar festivals will be at the same. Cuba’s Festival del Habano XXI will take place Feb. 18-22, 2019, a week…

Procigar 2019 Registration is Open

Registration for the 2019 edition of the Procigar Festival in the Dominican Republic is open. The upcoming festival, which marks the 12th edition, runs from…