November 2023

Foundation Cigar Co., the renowned Connecticut-based cigar manufacturer, proudly announces the remodelling of its exclusive cigar lounge in partnership with Ligero Tobacco House. Situated in the charming city of Buford, Georgia, this partnership marks a remarkable collaboration between a prominent cigar brand and a distinguished local tobacconist. The lounge originally debuted in 2017 and has recently undergone a significant transformation to offer an enhanced experience to cigar aficionados.

Foundation Cigar Co.’s owner, Nicholas Melillo, expressed his enthusiasm for the venture, stating, “The new lounge is perfect and represents where we stand as a company. We have created a space that embodies the essence of cigar culture and is reflected in every detail of the renovated lounge.

The Buford, Georgia tobacconist, Ligero Tobacco House, is under the ownership of Adam & Vanessa Tirado, long-time acquaintances of Nicholas Melillo. This longstanding relationship  and shared passion for premium cigars have formed the cornerstone of this unique collaboration. “The partnership has thrived, and it is with great pleasure we introduce the revamped lounge as a testament to our dedication to the craft.” Says Adam Tirado.

The grand reopening of Foundation’s lounge coincides with the eight-year anniversary of Ligero Tobacco House. To celebrate this milestone, the lounge has been revamped and reimaginedto offer an unparalleled setting for cigar enthusiasts to savour Foundation Cigar Co.’s exceptional blends in an inviting and refined atmosphere.

One of the standout features of the lounge is the expanded humidor at Ligero Tobacco House, which proudly carries the entire portfolio of Foundation cigars. The lounge also offers an exclusive Ligero Tobacco blend made by Foundation cigars, a 6 ¼ x 46 Lonsdale with a Habano Ecuador wrapper in 20ct boxes. This expanded offering ensures that cigar connoisseurs have access to an extensive selection of Foundation Cigars that encompass the brand’s full spectrum of flavours and profiles.

Foundation Cigar Co. invites all aficionados and enthusiasts to come and experience the revamped lounge at Ligero Tobacco House in Buford, Georgia. It is a destination where the  traditions of craftsmanship, camaraderie, and the love of exceptional cigars converge. The 8th year Anniversary event will take place on November 4th. Contact the shop or visit

About Ligero Tobacco House 

Ligero Tobacco House, located in Buford, Georgia, is a distinguished tobacconist committed to providing cigar enthusiasts with the finest cigar selections and an inviting atmosphere to enjoy them.  

Ligero Tobacco House – 2828 Buford Dr #400, Buford, GA 30519 – 678-926-3260

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