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VODCast: From La Gloria Cubana to E.P. Carrillo w/ Lissette Perez-Carrillo

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Lissette Perez-Carrillo is the daughter of Ernesto Perez-Carrillo. She has been in the cigar industry her whole life and he here to joins us, to talk about how she started and where EP Carrillo is going. We will fire up a cigar from EPC in the first hour while in the second out we turn to The Cigar […]

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Cigar Review: Timeless TAA 2022

For an outsider looking in, Michael Herklots was becoming the face of the TAA. He would serve as Emcee for numerous years during the Dream Machine event which was the TAA Trade Show aspect of the convention. In 2022, he returned to the TAA as a brand owner that saw his company Ferio Tego release Timeless TAA 2022. Made at the Plasencia factory in Nicaragua the limited edition smoke utilizes all Nicaraguan tobacco. The 10 […]

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VODCast: Starting a Cigar Company From The Beginning Again! w/ Michael Herklots

This week on The Cigar Authority Live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Ferio Tego is a new cigar company from Michael Herklots who has been in the industry for a long time. He started down the road from us at a little cart in the Prudential Center. We will find out his 5-year plan and what have been the struggles so far. In the first hour we will talk with Michael […]

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Ferio Tego Timeless Prestige Hermoso Cigar Review

Originally released in 2012, Timeless became one of the Nat Sherman brands associated with Michael Herklots when he worked for the New Jersey based company. However, when Altria bought Nat Sherman in 2017, the writing was on the wall that the cigar brands would eventually be discontinued. In August of 2020 the company announced that Nat Sherman cigars would cease to exist and some credit is to be given to them for allowing Michael Herklots […]

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Nat Sherman Panamerican Burn

Nat Sherman Panamericana Cervantes Cigar Review

Originally blended 2014 and released as a Townhouse Exclusive available only at Nat Sherman, the Panamericana the became available to TAA retailers in 2015. At the time of its release Michael Herklots of Nat Sherman wrote “This new expression of Nat Sherman is sensationally complex in flavor, achieving great balance by tempering the Costa Rican tobacco’s unique attributes with three different Nicaraguan tobaccos. We’ve been tweaking this blend for two years, and the final product was well […]

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IPCPR 2016: Nat Sherman Introduces Metropolitan Habano

Nat Sherman should be the case study for all things marketing when attempting to change the image of your company. A cigar maker since the 1930s, Nat Sherman took your grandfathers brand and made it young with the help of a musician who found his passion for cigars in Michael Herklots. We caught up with Michael who was a guest on our podcast, at the Nat Sherman booth.  He takes us through the latest offerings […]

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Nat Sherman IPCPR Sneak Peak

Nat Sherman unveiled today a sneak peek of what can be expected at their booth during the  2016 IPCPR Trade Show in Las Vegas. The show which is a few weeks away will see Nat Sherman unveil the updated Nat Sherman Metropolitan Selection. The cigar is available in three wrappers; Connecticut, Habano and Maduro. The Nat Sherman Metropolitan Habano, a Nicaragua Puro will consist of five formats: Short Robusto (4.5” x 54, $5.50) Robusto Fino (5” […]

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Nat Sherman Timeless Nicaragua Torpedo

Nat Sherman has been in the tobacco business for quite some time. Since 1930, to be exact. This brand is known for its cigars and other luxury tobacco products. Nat Sherman continues to operate a retail location in New York City, where the company originated and gained their fame 86 years ago. I’ve never tried anything from Nat Sherman, so I figured today would be the day I’d check out the Nat Sherman Timeless Nicaragua. […]

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Nat Sherman Changes Bands For Timeless Collection

NAT SHERMAN RELEASES TWO NEW CIGAR BANDS FOR RENOWNED TIMELESS COLLECTION Iconic Tobacconist introduces red and black bands to distinguish blends and enhance customer experience NEW YORK (March 2, 2016) – Nat Sherman, tobacconist to the World since 1930, has introduced new secondary bands on both cigar lines of the Timeless Collection to help simplify the product identification process. The Timeless Collection is comprised of two unique blends produced in two different countries. The company […]

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