September 12, 2023– C.L.E. Cigar Company promotes industry veteran Robert Wright to National Sales Manager. Robert has an extensive resume in the cigar industry that dates back 40 years, which includes Camacho and Davidoff Cigars. Robert Wright will step into his role immediately. Robert Wright, born in Costa Rica, grew up in the U.S. and followed his first love, music. Robert majored in music and went on to perform professionally. The saxophone being his instrument of choice, Robert traveled […]
This week on episode 497 The Cigar Authority welcomes to the show Robert Wright owner of Pura Soul cigars as they fire up a cigar from the care package, King’s Treasure. The boys sit down with Robert and discuss his 30 yea history in cigars and his passion for music. He will treat us to some smooth sounds of his saxophone as we enjoy the smooth notes of his cigar. In the second hour fire […]
Pura Soul is a brand that comes to us from Robert Wright, who has been in the cigar industry for more than 30 years. I first met Robert Wright when he was a representative for CAO at an event in the Bronx. It was at this event that I became aware of his other passion, the saxophone. His brand Pura Soul has been around for quite sometime, and today we fire up the Pura Soul […]
At the 2015 IPCPR in New Orleans, Robert Wright announced a third and fourth release within the Pura Soul portfolio. Both blends are from Honduras and use tobacco from the Jamastran Valley region produced by the Eiroa family. The first of the new releases is a Maduro wrapped, Corojo blend available in three sizes. The 5 x 50, 6 x 54 and 7 x 64 sticks will carry a MSRP ranging from $7.65 and $9.45 […]
It was reported that Robert Wright left CLE a few months ago to focus on his brand which is still made at the same factory that produces CLE and Asylum. The Pura Soul is aptly named due to the saxophone playing prowess of the brand owner and the boxes also reflect that with a gold silhouette of a musician playing the aforementioned sax. The latest blend is the Pura Soul Honduras which is a Honduran puro from […]
Robert Wright, brand owned of Pura Soul who has been with Christian Eiroa for a number of years has opted to leave CLE. Back in July, 2014 we showed the new look Pura Soul and it appears these cigars will be available via Robert Wright himself who is venturing off on his own. Robert Wright and Christian Eiroa remain close and the split has been amicable.
Talk about coincidence. This morning we reviewed the Pura Soul and one thing we pointed out was how the cigar lacked a musical reference with Robert Wright being a Jazz musician. According to this interview, the new Pura Soul packaging will contain a silhouette of Robert Wright on the saxophone, something we applaud. Take a minute and listen about the new Pura Soul cigar and take a sneak peek at the new packaging in the interview […]
Robert Wright, the man behind Pura Soul is someone I have known since I lived in Brooklyn, NY. When I was partners in The Humidor, he was our local rep. He would eventually wind up with Christian Eiroa where he would partner up with him on the release of this smoke. One of my favorite memories of Robert Wright was at Country Club Cigars watching him play the saxophone at an event. I was surprised […]