Puro Sabor

Nicaragua’s Puro Sabor Festival Canceled for 2022

Puro Sabor 2022, the Nicaraguan cigar festival, has been canceled. A press release from the Cámara Nicaragüense de Tabacaleros (Nicaragua Tobacco Chamber), which hosts the…

Watch: Patrick Lagreid on Puro Sabor’s Virtual Festival (5:00 P.M. CDT)

It’s no secret that Nicaraguan-made cigars consistently find themselves ranking among the top in the world, garnering numerous awards, accolades and other honors. Later today,…

Puro Sabor Launching Virtual Festival on March 15

Puro Sabor, the annual festival put on by the Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco (CNT) didn’t happen in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it…

Nicaragua’s Puro Sabor 2021 Canceled

The Nicaraguan cigar festival will not take place in 2021. The Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco—Cámara Nicaragüense de Tabacaleros—has announced that it has canceled Puro Sabor…

Puro Sabor 2020: Day 5

Or better yet “Day 5.” This post is two things. First, it’s the final part of our daily coverage of Puro Sabor 2020, the Nicaraguan…

Puro Sabor 2020: Day 4

I’m not exactly sure what it was, but I woke up Friday morning thinking that this week has gone way too fast. Not in the…

Puro Sabor 2020: Day 3

So far, my visits to factories in Estelí have all been return visits: J.C. Newman PENSA, which I visited on Wednesday, as well as My…

Puro Sabor 2020: Days 0 + 1

Puro Sabor is back, and boy am I happy about it. After an unfortunate political situation that made things unsafe to bring in a significant…

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…

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…

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…