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Reading the Tobacco Leaves
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Reading The Tobacco Leaves

Smoking sages weigh in on what’s in store for the new year. The coming year looks like this: a leveling off of demand, a tobacco …

Esteli
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A Connecticut Yankee in Estelí

This story originally appeared in the Nov/Dec 2012 issue of Cigar Snob Magazine. A lot has changed since then, namely Nicholas Melillo ventured out on his …

Infiniti
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Infiniti Q50

The luxe brands of the Asian automakers suffer from an inferiority complex. Clearly, the Europeans rule the luxury segment, with BMW, Audi, Volvo and Mercedes …

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The Back Story: Tombstone

We travel a lot in this business of making magazines but I don’t think we’ve ever been anywhere like Tombstone Arizona. This historic city a …

FDA
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Waiting To Exhale

Premiums on Trial as Feds Weigh Fate Pedro Gomez returned to his native Nicaragua in 2006 from the U.S. armed with a pedigree in international …

Southern Hospitality
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Southern Hospitality Charleston, SC.

If Charleston, South Carolina had a politically incorrect office in its chamber of commerce, Jon Whitley would be its leader. “I’m into alcohol, firearms and …

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Undercrown Turns 10

HOW A CIGAR BORN ON THE FACTORY FLOOR ASCENDED TO STARDOM In March 2009, an all hands on deck meeting was called at La Gran …

The Back Story
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The Back Story: Big Sur

The Back Story Mark Twain once said the coldest winter he ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. Although I’m not sure he ever …

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Crashing the Party

Crashing the Party FDA, Regulations loom as cigars boom Frisco, Texas – After four years in business, it’s time for Industrial Cigar Co. to expand. …

General

Audi Q3: It Takes Two & That’s Enough

Audi’s smallest SUV gives the luxury brand a formidable vehicle for those seeking a bit more space than a sedan. With all the refined accoutrements …

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