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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Procigar 2016: Day 4 + Conclusion

My arm hurts. That’s not how Friday morning started. It actually started outside, alongside Patrick Lagreid, some Drew Estate and Altadis U.S.A. employees and Rafael...
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Procigar 2016: Day 3

The third day of Procigar 2016 kicked off with a hoodied Charlie Minato and myself on a bus to visit the Cigar Family Charitable Foundation...
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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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Procigar 2016 Auction Items Announced

Next week, the Dominican Republic’s annual cigar festival, Procigar, kicks off and that means next Friday, Manuel Quesada of Quesada Cigars and Michael Herklots of...
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Weekly News (Nov. 23, 2015)

Cigar News Cigar Association of America Announces Javier Estades as New Chairman CLE Cigar Co. Ships Aladino CLE Cigar Ships Eiroa The First 20 Years...
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