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IPCPR 2017: Foundation Cigar Company

It’s the sophomore year for Nick Melillo’s Foundation Cigar Company. Last year the company released El Gueguense, which isn’t a name that rolls off the tongue. This year, the company releases that cigar in a Maduro blend, but the cigar while still having El Gueguense on the band it receives the primary name, The Wise Man. The cigar features a Mexican San Andres wrapper with 3 different fillers from Nicaragua. Here Nick R. Agua tells […]

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El Gueguense Toro Huaco – Cigar Review

Nick Melillo was in charge of tobacco for Drew Estate up until a couple years ago, when he left to start his own cigar business named Foundation Cigar Company. The cigar I’m reviewing today is the first one to be made by Nick since his departure from DE. El Gueguense (El-Wa-When-Say) is a Nicaraguan puro that come in five different sizes, all of which I’ve tried at least once. The story of where this hard-to-pronounce […]

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