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Kibathi Gaturu is Still in America – The After Show

This week on The After Show, we get some more background on Kibathi coming to America. What is he doing now and what inspired his podcast African Diaspora Connects? The Cigar Authority is a member of the United Podcast Network and is recorded live in front of a studio audience at Studio 21 Podcast Cafe upstairs at Two Guys Smoke Shop in Salem, NH and as always you can find many of the cigars we […]

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Don Lino Africa Duma Robusto Cigar Review

In May 2019, Miami Cigar & Company announced the return of the legendary Don Lino Africa. This time the company taps cigar maker AJ Fernandez to interpret the line. While the original release featured Cameroon tobacco in the filler, this time around the tobacco varietal moves to the binder. The cigar was inspired in the mid-2000s when Nestor Miranda had just traveled on Safari to the continent of Africa. Having fallen in love with the […]

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Miami Cigar & Company To Begin Shipping Don Lino Africa

Jason Wood, Miami Cigar & Company Vice President announced today that the reinterpreted Don Lino Africa will start shipping the week of November 18th, 2019. “After much anticipation, we’re excited to say that Africa will be shipping next week,” Wood noted. “This is our first collaboration with AJ Fernandez, and our sales team is already out in support of the brand at the local level. Pre-sales have been robust, and we cannot wait to enjoy […]

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Day 4 IPCPR 2019: Jason Wood of Miami Cigar & Company

There is a say, What’s old is new again and this year Miami Cigar & Company subscribed that notion at the 2019 IPCPR in Las Vegas where they were showcasing the Don Lino Africa. The cigar comes on the heels of the successful re-release of the Nestor Miranda Special Selection which is made at the My Father factory. Don Lino Africa features a Habano 2000 wrapper from Ecuador, African Cameroon binder, with Piloto Dominicano, Ometepe, Jalapa, and […]

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Miami Cigar & Company Announces Resurgence of Don Lino Africa

Miami Cigar & Company announced on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 that the legendary Don Lino Africa line will be showcased at IPCPR 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Anyone that knows Nestor knows his love of travel, and years ago his travels to the African continent inspired his creation of Don Lino Africa“, said Jason Wood, Miami Cigar & Company Vice President. “Africa was an extremely popular line for us, and it made sense as part […]

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Zimbabwe Begins Producing Cigar Quality Wrapper Leaf

Some of the most expensive tobacco in the world comes from the African nation of Cameroon. While Kenya also produces tobacco, the nation of Zimbabwe as begun producing wrapper quality tobacco for the cigar market. According to farmers in the Burma Valley in Manicaland have signed a deal to clinch a market in Germany with plans to make their tobacco available to manufacturers in America and the United Kingdom. Tobacco growing isn’t new to the […]

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