Puro Sabor

Nicaraguan Cigar Festival Returns for 2020, Tickets Now on Sale (Update)

Puro Sabor 2020 will be Jan. 22-25, 2020. The Asociación Nicaragüense de Tabacaleros (ANT), the Nicaraguan tobacco association, has been working to finalize details for...
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Nicaraguan Cigar Festival Postponed Due to Civil Unrest

The 2019 version of the Puro Sabor festival has been postponed due to the civil unrest in Nicaragua. In a carefully-worded statement, one that does...
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Puro Sabor 2018: Day 6*

Before I get to the end of the final night of Puro Sabor, some more factory visits. Earlier in the week I visited Oliva’s new...
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Puro Sabor 2018: Day 5

The fifth and final official day of the Puro Sabor Festival is a bit lighter on the schedule, both out of a growing need for...
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Puro Sabor 2018: Day 4

Thursday started in the back of a Nicaraguan police car. I have found my way into the back of a Nicaraguan police truck. #purosabor18 —...
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Puro Sabor 2018: Day 3

Wednesday of PuroSabor starts with one of my least favorite activities: packing my suitcase, followed by a two hour trek up the Panamerican Highway back...
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Puro Sabor 2018: Day 2

Officially, the scheduled daytime activity was a beach day at a resort. And while I might have been interested in that, a two-hour each way...
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Puro Sabor 2018: Day 1

It’s 1 a.m. Tuesday morning here in Granada, Nicaragua. While Patrick Lagreid just arrived here for the Nicaraguan cigar festival, I’ve been in the country...
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Puro Sabor 2018: Day 0

Patrick Lagreid and I are en route to Nicaragua for Puro Sabor, the Nicaraguan cigar festival. Things kick off today in Granada, which is located...
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Nicaraguan Tobacco Chamber Announces new Board of Directors

On the heels of the 2017 Puro Sabor Cigar Festival, the Nicaraguan Tobacco Chamber (CNT) has announced the election of its new board of directors...
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Puro Sabor 2017: Day 1

Last week, Patrick Lagreid and I went to the Puro Sabor festival in Nicaragua. It’s the Nicaraguan cigar festival and we are providing coverage, broken up...
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