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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
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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
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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 …

Erik Calviño
Personalities

Cigar industry leaders on Cigar Snob’s 10th anniversary

We asked some cigar industry leaders (and our publisher) to reflect on the last 10 years of Cigar Snob. Here’s what they had to say. …

Interviews

Video: Rafael Nodal on why cigars make travel, relationships, and politics better

Rafael Nodal, the guy behind brands like Aging Room and Swag, dropped by our office recently. He gave us his thoughts on why cigars make …

Jaime García on El Centurion H-2K-CT
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Jaime García on El Centurion H-2K-CT

We called My Father’s El Centurion H-2K-CT the best new release of the 2015 IPCPR trade show in New Orleans. We spoke with Jaime García …

What would you ask Jorge Padrón? You could win a Padrón Dámaso.
Interviews

What would you ask Jorge Padrón? You could win a Padrón Dámaso.

Later this week, we’ll be sitting down for a chat with Jorge Padrón of Padrón Cigars. We thought it would be fun to bring you …

Ernesto Pérez-Carrillo - EPC Cigar Co.
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Ernesto Pérez-Carrillo – EPC Cigar Co.

EPC Cigar Co Everything changed thanks to some drums, an audition flop, and a close encounter with an armed burglar. Ernesto Pérez-Carrillo started playing the …

Sam Leccia took a beating at the 2015 IPCPR trade show
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Sam Leccia took a beating at the 2015 IPCPR trade show

At the 2015 IPCPR trade show in New Orleans, Sam Leccia was accompanied by his own pro wrestler. They demonstrated the namesake wrestling moves of …

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