There’s more to northern Nicaragua (Esteli and Somoto Canyon) than cigar tours. But it all happens to pair wonderfully with a fine cigar. There’s the amazing landscape, local culture, very agreeable climate, and of course the fine coffee.
Something very interesting is happening in Castro’s Back Room in Nashua, New Hampshire. Baseball equipment is being accumulated. No, this doesn’t represent a change in strategy for the cigar shop – rather, it highlights a new perspective. Last winter, the store’s Eric Kilbane visited the Perdomo factory a few hours from Esteli, Nicaragua and noticed [...]
Drew Estate cares about the place it calls home. In addition to investing and supporting the surrounding community of Esteli, Nicaragua, the cigar manufacturer is committed to helping others in Nicaragua who are committed to making a difference. Here’s the latest from the Drew Estate blog: We here at Drew Estate feel strongly about giving [...]
Pete Johnson’s much-anticipated experiment with vintage cigars is finally ready to be cut and lit. La Vérité Tatuaje A.O.C. uses tobacco from one vintage and one farm. The tobacco was grown on Pepin Garcia’s La Finca Estrella and was plucked in 2008. The cigars were rolled a year ago.
The last few years have been tough on the cigar business. With rising taxes, financial crisis and a slew of other hurdles companies have been forced to really find a unique edge at gaining and maintaining business. That edge is cigar travel.
Pepin Garcia has a new cigar. La Reloba was just released by My Father Cigars, the latest creation from the busy My Father Cigars company in Esteli, Nicaragua. The cigar is available in two wrapper styles, according to Cigar Aficionado. This is a value cigar, part of a growing trend to keep consumers engaged even [...]
When I was at the My Father factory in Esteli, Nicaragua back in February, I was able to sit down with Pete Johnson of Tatuaje for a few minutes to discuss what he has coming out this hear. He zeroed right in on his new vintage cigar, which is made in the manner of wine [...]
The Drew Estate story is an amazing one. Starting somewhere in Oneonta, New York — and Long Island, Brooklyn and down in Manhattan’s Finacial District — the company now sends cigars all over the world from its Esteli, Nicaragua cigar factory. Watch this video to get the inside story on Drew Estate … straight from [...]
Jaime Garcia overseas the activity in the field at one of Pepin Garcia‘s farms in Esteli, Nicaragua.
To say the least, the operation at Pepin Garcia‘s My Father factory, in Esteli, Nicaragua, is vast. This is a shot of the rolling room, where blends become the reality that you smoke. Do you have a cool cigar photo? Send it to us at tips [at] cigarreader.com.