On a recent trip to Estelí, Nicaragua, we met two guys from the Netherlands — Simon and Florian — who were there taste new blends at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona factory. They’ll be launching their final selection as “Silverback,” the first line from their Netherlands-based start-up, Hakuna Matata.
If you were in Las Vegas for the IPCPR trade show — or if you were following the IPCPR action online — you probably came across Robert Arango of Arandoza Cigars. We happened to be in Estelí when he was there tasting one of the blends they featured at this past week at the show.
Erik walks you through every part of the process at his cigar factory in Estelí, Nicaragua.
Packed house at Aficionado’s in Pembroke Pines for their 15th Anniversary bash!
With a stacked lineup of cigar and wine sponsors and food provided by one of the best Cuban food joints in the area, Aficionado’s 15th year anniversary celebration is causing a commotion in the Pembroke Pines neighborhood…