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In addition to the Cigar Advisors, we publish work from BOTLs of all walks, both in and out of the premium cigar business: cigar manufacturers, bloggers, and various experts in their fields. Even with such a wide-ranging cast of characters, one thing is for sure: all the contributors who put ink to paper for Cigar Advisor are straight shooters and credible experts who share an appreciation for premium cigars and take part in our lifestyle. This is a digital mag created by, and for, cigar enthusiasts of all stripes; and because they share our passions, we trust them to bring you more of the cigar info you care about. Click below to meet them…

Mike Sandoval is the Founder of Shaving101.com, a leading online resource for wetshaving education and product reviews. Since 2008 he has helped thousands of men transition to traditional wetshaving with his straight-forward articles. When he is not posting about luxury shaving, Mike can be found around the Internet on forums discussing cigars, pipes, firearms, and other old-school hobbies.

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Born in Hollywood Florida, 1985 heavyweight Mr. Hollywood in bodybuilding, 1995 sub master national champion in power lifting, 2 time Masters World Champion in the Highland Games. Myles also holds the World record in the sheaf and weight for height. He has been married for 24 years to Cheryl, with three children, Megan, Haley and Keegan. He currently lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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Nathan Meunier is a freelance writer and professional nerd who slings words on video games, tech, and geek culture for a living. His work has appeared in the pages of Nintendo Power, Mac

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Nestor Plasencia is a tobacco grower and cigar manufacturer - and a Cigar Advisor contributor.

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Born in Washington, D.C., Nick moved to Miami in 1976 to be close to his relatives and their Cuban culture. Nick attended school in Miami, then joined the United States Navy where he proudly served his country. After serving, Nick continued his career as an Air Traffic Controller at Miami International Airport. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Silvio, and father, Nicholas Sr., Nick pursued his passion by starting his own cigar company. Headquartered in Miami Gardens, Florida, with manufacturing and agricultural operations in Estel?, Nicaragua, Perdomo produces millions of the world's finest premium hand-made cigars.

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Paul Kelly has worked in professional motorsports, either as a reporter or public relations representative, for nearly 25 years. He is currently the communications manager for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the world-famous Indianapolis 500, the Brickyard 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP MotoGP race. When not at IMS, Kelly lives in Marcellus, N.Y., with his wife and three children; besides motor racing, he enjoys boxing, skiing, cycling, reading, video games and serving as the lead singer in a local rock band. A longtime cigar enthusiast, his favorite is Henry Clay.

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Paul Randon is a contributor to Cigar Advisor magazine.

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R.S. Hall is the owner of several successful businesses and the publisher of the website MoldRemovalRescue.com which provides solutions for mold problems.

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Born in Ciego de Avila, Cuba, at the age of 15, Rafael Nodal and his parents emigrated to the United States. A classically-trained musician, Rafael entered the cigar business in 2002 where he created several brands for Oliveros Cigars. To concentrate on the development, manufacturing, and distribution of " "small batch" " blends made with rare and limited availability tobaccos, in 2011 Rafael founded Boutique Blends Cigars. Based in Miami, Florida, his Swag and Aging Room Cigars have received some of the highest awards for excellence. A devoted husband, and father of four, Rafael has a special appreciation for world travel, good food, fine wines, great cigars, and dedicates part of his time to several charities in South Florida.

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