Personalities

These interviews and profiles bring you closer to the biggest names in premium cigars, as well as other noteworthy Cigar Snobs.

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 …

Read More →

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 …

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

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 …

Read More →

Share On:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn