Villazon

In Memoriam: Estelo Padrón

Earlier this week, Estelo Padrón, the former head of production management for Villazon’s Honduran-American Tobacco S.A. (HATSA) factory in Honduras, brand developer of the non-Cuban…

Press Release: General Cigar Announces Sherwin Seltzer’s Retirement

Richmond, VA—General Cigar announces today that industry veteran Sherwin Seltzer will retire at the end of October, thus concluding a storied career spanning more than…

Weekly News (August 22, 2011)

Editor’s Note: And so it begins… It seems like we have gotten over IPCPR and while the news cycle might seem “quiet” compared to what…

In Memoriam: Frank Llaneza

Word came in late yesterday that cigar legend Frank Llaneza has passed away two weeks after turning 90. Sadly, I never met the man, but…