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How a passion for music led Nat Sherman’s Michael Herklots to a career in cigars

Michael Herklots remembers his first cigar in far more vivid detail than most of the people I ask. It makes sense that he would. He’s …

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Seed to Cup

Seed to Cup Like any great tobacco, your coffee takes a long journey — guided by the expert hands of passionate farmers and artisans — …

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American Made

American Made As the lines between geographically-defined rum styles blur, can U.S. distillers carve out an identity for themselves?  Rum is the most malleable of …

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Drew Estate — where they came from and what’s next in the “Rebirth of Cigars”

Drew Estate by Nicolás Antonio Jiménez Sunday, January 29, 1995. Chances are you were stocking up on beer, prepping chip dip, and maybe rifling through …

Throughout the weekend of Friday, Nov. 25, crowds gathered outside, Versailles — the iconic Cuban restaurant in Miami — to celebrate the death of Fidel Castro. (photo: Nicolás Antonio Jiménez)
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Fidel Castro is dead. Now what?

Fidel Castro by Nicolás Antonio Jiménez Fidel Castro is dead. That was the big news late Friday night. The longtime dictator, whose younger brother succeeded …

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Cuba between the lines

Cuba between the lines Ten years ago, Cigar Snob was born as Cuba entered into a new era in its history. by Nicolás Antonio Jiménez …

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At the source of Florida Sun Grown tobacco

Florida Sun Grown by Nicolás Antonio Jiménez This article was first published in the July/August 2015 issue of Cigar Snob As the barn door opens, …

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Our favorite covers of the last 10 years

You know Cigar Snob for the models on our covers, but they weren’t always there. By the third issue, though, we’d realizedthat the best way …

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Midnight in Havana: a look at dictatorship and change in Cuba

Midnight in Havana This piece was published in the January/February 2015 issue of Cigar Snob. Changes in U.S.-Cuba policy conjure up old Cold War images, …

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