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EP Carrillo Names Jose Blanco Senior Vice President

The FDA has forced the hand of Jose Blanco. Citing the uncertainty of the FDA Ruling, Jose Blanco has accepted a role with the company owned by Ernesto Perez Carrillo. That role is Senior Vice President. According to Jose Blanco the brands under his company Las Cumbres which was formed in 2014 will be handled by his wife Emma Viktorsson. Blanco stated exclusively to The Cigar Authority, “Emma will manage it all – we have […]

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Freyja Cigar Review

While many people refer to her as the wife of Jose Blanco (Senorial); Emma Viktorsson had has a lengthy career in the Premium Cigar industry with over 10 years on the European side and now she brings her knowledge and passion for the industry to the shelves of humidors around the world. Freyja which is made by Las Cumbres in the Dominican Republic is named after the head of the Valkyrie, and is the Viking […]

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Las Cumbres To Release Freyja at IPCPR

The trademark for Freyja was first reported on The Cigar Authority’s weekly radio show under the trademarks segment, and now details of the cigar have been published by Cigar Aficionado. The trademark which was registered by Emma Viktorsson, the wife of Jose Blanco will be the second cigar released by Las Cumbres. The first was Senorial. According to the report, the cigar will feature a Dominican Criollo ’98 wrapper over a Mexican San Andreas binder […]

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News: Las Cumbres Second Blend

Recently Jose Blanco formerly of La Aurora and Joya de Nicaragua posted that he was beginning work on a second blend. On his instagram account he began posting pictures of the process. In one picture he is shown examining San Andreas Mexican wrapper and in another smoking binder and filler only. Jose Blanco has entered back into the market with his own company Las Cumbres. His freshman release “Senorial” was well received at the 2014 […]

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