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Manuel Quesada in Arizona
November 10, 2009 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Manuel Quesada in Arizona

Master Blender Manuel “Manolo” Quesada and owner of Manufactura de Tabacos S.A. (MATASA) is in Arizona this week promoting the new Casa Magna Oscuro and the limited edition Q35 cigars. Mr. Quesada and his company …

CAO Flavours
November 9, 2009 – 6:10 am | One Comment
CAO Flavours

Wrapper: Cameroon
Filler: Dominican
Size: Petite Corona (4 x 38)
Strength: Mild

Construction: The Cameroon wrapper on the CAO Flavours has some medium sized veins running the length of the cigar. Veins on the Flavours will not effect the …

Tatuaje vs Altadis
November 8, 2009 – 4:27 am | 3 Comments
Tatuaje vs Altadis

Altadis U.S.A. Inc has taken some time out of running the largest cigar company on the planet to sue boutique cigar company Tatuaje Cigars Inc. In this David vs. Goliath battle Altadis claims that Tatuaje …

El Titan de Bronze Redemption Maduro
November 5, 2009 – 9:50 am | 13 Comments
El Titan de Bronze Redemption Maduro

Wrapper: Mexican San Andres Maduro
Filler: Nicaraguan
Size: Coronita (5.5 x 44)
Strength: Full

Construction: If the wrappers all got together to have a last man standing brawl, I would put two stacks of high society on the El …

Willy Herrera of El Titan de Bronze
November 2, 2009 – 7:16 am | Comments Off
Willy Herrera of El Titan de Bronze

Willy Herrera of El Titan de Bronze was kind enough to sit down with us at during a recent trip to Arizona. This was Willy’s first trip out to the West Coast and he …

Avelino Lara Passes Away
October 29, 2009 – 5:00 am | One Comment
Avelino Lara Passes Away

Cigar master Avelino Lara passed away Tuesday, October 27th  due to complications with thyroid cancer. Avelino Lara, who was once Fidel Castro’s personal roller, is known for his work in the El Laguito Factory. This …