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La Aurora Cigar Institute

There's more to premium tobacco enjoyment than how to smoke a cigar. How that cigar got into your hand is what you'll learn at the La Aurora Cigar Institute.
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Master Blenders: George Rico – President, Gran Habano Cigars

Gran Habano Cigars' George Rico discusses his approach to blending, how the FDA has affected his company, and his new cigars coming to market. Listen now!
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Twelve Cigar Makers You NEED to Meet

Cigar makers visit tobacco shops all the time. Here's a list of 12 guys who make your favorite cigars, and why you should go out of your way to meet them!
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Master Blenders: José Blanco – Dominican Cigar Maker, Educator, and More (’16)

Hear José Blanco - cigar legend - talk about life in the cigar business, the cigars he's created, the ongoing battle with the FDA, Cuban cigars, and more.
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Master Blenders: Nick Perdomo of Perdomo Cigars

What you’ll hear during this spirited podcast: Nick's take on FDA regulations, the Castro "assassins," and a recap of the latest Perdomo cigars. Listen now!
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Master Blenders: Manuel Quesada of Quesada Cigars

Hear Manuel Quesada of Quesada Cigars talk with us about FDA cigar regulations, the truth about Lanceros, the current state of affairs with Cuba, and more.
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Master Blenders: Christian Eiroa of CLE Cigars

Christian Eiroa knows tobacco, and he's eager to share his know-how. Learn cigars from Christian, and about his CLE and EIROA cigar brands, in this podcast.
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Five Things You Didn’t Know About…CAO Cigars

We asked blend master Rick Rodriguez to tell us, the cigar fans, FIVE things we didn’t know about CAO cigars - If you love your cigars, check out this list!
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Master Blenders: Sam Leccia of Leccia Tobacco

If you've smoked Nub, Cain, Leccia Black, White, or Luchador cigars – then you know about Sam Leccia. Hear from Sam about his cigars in this podcast!
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5 Things You Need to Know About…Perdomo Cigars

What do Perdomo Cigars, Kevin Bacon and craft beer all have in common? More than you think. Learn 5 new facts about these cigars in our article!
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