Cigar Industry Legends

The Vandermarliere Family and Oliva Cigars: An In-Depth Interview With Fred Vandermarliere

The Vandermarliere family has been a respected name in the tobacco industry for almost a century. The company was founded in 1926 in an attic in Belgium. Today’s interview is...

Published July 2024

Entertainers With Their Own Cigars

Entertainers, like actors and musicians, often enjoy premium cigars. Rocky Patel, an entertainment lawyer, was inspired by sharing cigars on movie sets with clients like Bruce Willis. This led him...

Published January 2024

Professional Athletes With Their Own Cigar Brands – Part 3

It is very well known that many entertainers, including professional athletes, love premium cigars. Some entertainers and athletes take the step from just being an afficionado, to having their own...

Published December 2023

Professional Athletes With Their Own Cigar Brands – Part 2

It is very well known that many entertainers, including professional athletes, love premium cigars. Some entertainers and athletes take the step from just being an afficionado, to having their own...

Published December 2023

Professional Athletes With Their Own Cigar Brands – Part 1

It is very well known that many entertainers, including professional athletes, love premium cigars. Some entertainers and athletes take the step from just being an afficionado, to having their own...

Published December 2023

Exploring the Legacy of Cuban Cigar Blending and the Birth of Casa 1910: An Interview with Manolo Santiago

In a captivating video interview recently uploaded to YouTube, we had the privilege of delving into the rich history and fascinating journey of Manolo Santiago, a prominent figure in the...

Published November 2023

Cigar Birthdays In September 2022

Cigar birthdays in September 2022. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and...

Published May 2022

Cigar Birthdays In October 2022

Cigar birthdays in October 2022. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and...

Published May 2022

Cigar Birthdays In November 2022

Cigar birthdays in November 2022. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and...

Published May 2022

Cigar Birthdays In May 2022

Cigar birthdays in May 2022. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and...

Published May 2022

Cigar Birthdays In March 2022

Cigar birthdays in March. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and we...

Published May 2022

Cigar Birthdays In June 2022

Cigar birthdays in June. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and we...

Published May 2022

Cigar Birthdays In July 2022

Cigar birthdays in July 2021. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and...

Published May 2022

Cigar Birthdays In January 2022

Cigar birthdays in January. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and we...

Published May 2022

Cigar Birthdays In February 2022

Cigar birthdays in February. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and we...

Published April 2022

Cigar Birthdays In December 2022

Cigar birthdays in December 2022. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and...

Published April 2022

Cigar Birthdays In August 2022

Cigar birthdays in August 2022. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and...

Published April 2022

Cigar Birthdays In April 2022

Cigar birthdays in April. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and we...

Published April 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Jose Padron

Industry legend Jose Orlando Padron. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over...

Published April 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Marvin Shanken

Industry legend Marvin Shanken. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over time....

Published April 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Gilberto Oliva Sr

Industry legend Gilberto Oliva Sr. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over...

Published April 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Martinez Cuenca

Industry legend Dr. Martinez Cuenca. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over...

Published April 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Carlos Fuente

Industry legend Carlos Fuente. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over time....

Published March 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Ernesto Perez Carrillo

Industry legend Ernesto Perez Carrillo. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over...

Published March 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Arsenio Ramos

Industry legend Arsenio Ramos. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over time....

Published March 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Julio Eiroa

Industry legend Julio Eiroa Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over time....

Published March 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Don Kiki Berger

Industry legend Don Kiki Berger. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over...

Published March 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Henke Kelner

Industry legend Henke Kelner. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over time....

Published March 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Alejandro Robaina

Industry legend Alejandro Robaina. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over time....

Published March 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Benjii Menendez

Industry legend Benji Menendez. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over time....

Published March 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Richard Meerapfel

Industry legend Richard Meerapfel. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. A few names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, most will fade away over time....

Published March 2022

Cigar Industry Legends – Don Jose Pepin Garcia

Industry legend: Don Jose Pepin Garcia. Every industry has legends. Some unsung heroes, some famous names. Some names that will remain in everybody’s memories forever, some that fade away over...

Published March 2022

Cigar birthdays in September 2021

Cigar birthdays in September 2021. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and...

Published August 2021

Cigar birthdays in August 2021

Cigar birthdays in August 2021. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and...

Published July 2021

Cigar birthdays in July 2021

Cigar birthdays in July 2021. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and...

Published June 2021

Cigar birthdays in June 2021

Cigar birthdays in June. Like every month we celebrate some of the people in the cigar industry. If we miss anybody on our calendar, please let us know and we...

Published May 2021