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Corojo

Podcast: The 2022 Wrapper Battle

This week’s topic comes to us from a listener suggestion on Clubhouse. We go through a 16 wrapper bracket to decide which cigar wrapper is our favorite. The answer may surprise you. 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 […]

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Cigar Review: Aganorsa Leaf La Validacion Series Corojo Gran Robusto

In May 2022 it was announced that Aganorsa Leaf would rebrand their core lines to La Validacion Series. All the lines would become uniform in sizes including a 5 x 54 Gran Robusto, a 6 1/4 x 52 Toro, and a 6 x 58 Gran Toro. According to Terence Reilly, VP of Sales & Marketing, “Last year we sent out a survey to our retail partners and the big take away is our cigars need to […]

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Cigar Review: Freud Cigar Company Superego Lonsdale

I believe this cigar flew under the radar of many people attending PCA 2022 as well as those awaiting new releases. I was unaware of the company until David Garofalo mentioned it on our podcast and how he wanted to try it. Freud Cigar Company was founded by Luis Torres and David Stadnyk. Mr. Torres served as the GM for the Davidoff flagship store on Madison Ave in New York City. Mr. Stadnyk is a […]

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JRE Tobacco Soft Launching Aladino Classic

JRE Tobacco has announced the soft launch of the new Aladino Classic. The soft launch was delayed due to box manufacturing issues, but according to Justo the soft launch will be limited to just farm trip stores which is about 30 locations including 2GuysCigars.com. The cigar features a Habano wrapper over Corojo binder with fillers consisting of Corojo and Habano tobaccos. All tobaccos are grown at their farm in Honduras. It will be available in 4 […]

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Press Release: Aganorsa Leaf Reimagines Core Line Brands

Aganorsa Leaf has streamlined their core line Corojo, Maduro, Habano, and Connecticut brands under the new La Validación Series. Maintaining the same blends as the original releases, the four lines have been repackaged with more prominent Aganorsa Leaf branding, and the box counts and sizes have been standardized. All four lines will now be showcased in boxes of 15 and consist of three vitolas: Gran Robusto 5 x 54, Toro 6.25 x 52, and Gran […]

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United Cigars Stadium Series II Shipping To Retailers

The United Cigars Stadium Series II collaboration with CLE Cigars begins shipping to retailers. The 2021 Stadium Series I did not make it to retailers, but the latest limited edition will be sure to please cigar enthusiasts and baseball fans alike. Celebrate Americas Pastime with the United Cigars Stadium Series collection, only 1000 hand-crafted chests were made to hold 12 CLE Corojo 11/18 cigars.  The CLE Corojo 11/18 features a Honduran Corojo wrapper with Honduran […]

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VODCast: America’s Favorite Pastime & Cigars

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Did we see into the future? We had this show scheduled for months and Baseball has reached a labor agreement. We welcome Radhames “Ram” Rodriguez from El Artista Cigars to the show as we talk about America’s favorite pastime & cigars! In the first hour we light up arguably the best cigar with athlete ties… Big Papi The […]

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VODCast: Does Box Pressing Cigars Change Anything?

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Some people love box pressed cigars – Some people don’t – Besides being round or square – Are they really any different?  Which is Better or it doesn’t even matter?  We smoke two cigars of the same blend, one round and one pressed and tell you how they are different. We light up two cigars from the care […]

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VODCast: The Cigar Industry Prediction Show

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… It is one of our most listened to shows each and every year since we began doing it. It’s also our most controversial show to some. Everyone waits for it our listeners, manufacturers and other bloggers… It’s the long awaited PREDICITIONS SHOW… We look into the Crystal Ball & Guess on Mergers, Acquisitions & Trends in the Cigar […]

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Cigar Review: Abuelo Padre Cigar Review

In January of 2020, The Cigar Authority podcast send out a sample of a cigar to their care package members that was in consideration to become the new Abuelo cigar in the United Cigar Group portfolio. That cigar was met with overwhelming positive comments and the cigar went into production. Now shortly after our own David Garofalo became a grandfather, the cigar has reached the market. Abuelo means grandfather in Spanish and the Abuelo cigar […]

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