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Q&A with Keith Scribner

In “Old Newgate Road,” novelist Keith Scribner tells the story of Cole Callahan, a Connecticut native who moved to the West Coast after violence tore …

Old Dominion is one of the hottest acts in country music and they're celebrating every win with cigars
Personalities

Old Dominion is one of the hottest acts in country music and they’re celebrating every win with cigars

This piece was published in the September/October 2018 issue of Cigar Snob Magazine. On Nov. 14, Old Dominion won Vocal Group of the Year at …

Emmitt Smith on cigars, family, giving back, championships and life after football
Interviews

Emmitt Smith on cigars, family, giving back, championships and life after football

Emmitt Smith’s résumé is impressive. NFL Hall of Fame, three Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys (1993, 1994, 1996), NFL record for most all-time rushing …

Personalities

Manny Iriarte: branching out

Manny Iriarte This story was originally published in the July/August 2011 issue of Cigar Snob Magazine. December 7th, 2000, 02:15 AM: He couldn’t sleep. His …

Personalities

Gilberto F. Oliva Sr., the Oliva Cigar patriarch who weathered political storms to persist in the cigar world, dies at 86

Gilberto Oliva, Sr., patriarch of the Oliva Cigar family, died today in Miami. He was 86. Here’s some of an Oliva Cigar press release: “He …

Personalities

Domenico Vacca: American dream, Italian fit

The terrace at the far back end of his New York City store is part of an expansive lounge area he uses to entertain guests …

Avo Uvezian — renowned composer, cigar brand founder — will be remembered for human connection
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Avo Uvezian — renowned composer, cigar brand founder — will be remembered for human connection

Avo Uvezian, the namesake of the popular AVO brand of cigars, died Friday at his home in Orlando. He was 91, having celebrated a birthday …

Jason Taylor
Personalities

This is home: Jason Taylor’s unlikely path to NFL greatness

This story was originally published in the July/August 2014 issue of Cigar Snob. by Nicolás Antonio Jiménez Jason Taylor’s Hall-of-Fame-worthy career got its start with …

Willy Herrera - Drew Estate
Personalities

Willy Herrera – Drew Estate

This profile was first published in the July/August 2014 issue of Cigar Snob by Nicolás A. Jiménez As soon as he stepped out of his …

Jaime García - My Father Cigar
Personalities

Jaime García – My Father Cigar

Jaime García This profile was first published in the July/August 2014 issue of Cigar Snob. by Nicolás A. Jiménez It hasn’t been that long since …

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