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Master Blenders Pt. 2: Nick Melillo, Founder of Foundation Cigars

Reading Time: 2 minutes Foundation Cigar Co. prez, Nick Melillo, returns for this Master Blenders podcast episode to talk about Olmec, Metapa, two new blends from Charter Oak, and more, including how the inspiration for new blends comes from different cultures.

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MASTER BLENDERS: CHRISTIAN EIROA, FOUNDER OF C.L.E. CIGARS Pt. 3

Reading Time: 3 minutes This Master Blenders Series episode spotlights C.L.E. Cigar Company founder, Christian Eiroa. Growing up in a legendary cigar family, he’s learned from the best. Watch how he’s made it work and discover why there’s more to making cigars in Honduras than you thought.

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Master Blenders: Pedro Ventura and Elmer Suarez of the Grupo de Maestros 

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gary speaks to Pedro Ventura and Elmer Suarez: members of the famed Grupo de Maestros, they’re two of the driving forces behind storied cigar brands like Romeo, Trinidad, Monte and more. Get a rare glimpse into the creative process of cigar blending from the Masters!

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Master Blenders: José Blanco, Director International Sales at Arturo Fuente Cigars 

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this Master Blenders video podcast, cigar industry veteran, José Blanco talks about his gig at Arturo Fuente Cigars, why he loves African Cameroon wrapper, why today’s cigar consumer is much more knowledgeable, and much more. Watch now!

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Master Blenders: Reinier Lorenzo, Founder and President of HVC Cigars

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this Master Blenders podcast, HVC Cigars Founder and President, Reiner Lorenzo, talks to Gary Korb about how life after Cuba turned him into an entrepreneur. The interview, which covers his approach to blending in the Cuban cigar tradition, and more, is a compelling look at how Reinier developed the HVC brand.

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Master Blenders: Francisco Batista of Royal Agio Cigars

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this audio podcast, Dominican Republic native, Francisco Batista, talks to Gary Korb about his gig as General Manager and Premium Cigar Master Blender for Agio Caribbean Tobacco, whose brands include Royal Agio Cigars’ highly-acclaimed Balmoral and San Pedro de Macoris cigars. Click and listen now!

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Master Blenders: Nestor Plasencia Jr., VP of Plasencia Tobacco S.A. (2019)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Nestor Plasencia Jr. joins Cigar Advisor’s Gary Korb for another Master Blenders video podcast: watch them talk about the Plasencia family’s 154 years of tobacco growing, the success of Alma Fuerte cigars, how they grow and create hybrid tobaccos, and more.

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Master Blenders: Liana Fuente, VP of Brand Development – Arturo Fuente Cigars

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hear Arturo Fuente Cigars’ Liana Fuente tell us about growing-up Fuente, her passion for cigars, the Cigar Family Charitable Foundation, and more in this edition of the Master Blenders podcast…

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