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Willy Herrera

How To Blend A Cigar with Special Guest Willy Herrera

How important is a cigar blender and what role do the play when it comes to a cigar? We will interview Willy Herrera from Drew Estate Cigars as we talk about his path from small boutique factory in Calle Ocho (Miami), Florida to one of the largest in Esteli, Nicaragua. In the first hour of The Cigar Authority we will light up the Herrera Esteli Brazil Maduro Toro Especial from the Care Package as we […]

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Herrera Esteli TAA Exclusive Cigar Review

As we approach the 5th Anniversary (June 11, 2016) of Willy Herrera joining Drew Estate we figured we would take a look at an exclusive cigar to TAA Members. Before joining Drew Estate, Willy Herrera worked for El Titan de Bronze where I met him for the first time when I use to work for Miami Cigar & Company. When asked about the new blend, Willy Herrera stated, “This is my first blend since joining […]

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Drew Estate Announces Herrera Esteli TAA Edition

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 — Miami, FL – Today, Drew Estate announced a new line extension within their Herrera Estelí line. This new cigar, called the Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive, will be launched at the TAA Convention and Tradeshow, held March 6 – 10, 2016 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and will begin shipping to TAA members in April 2016. The new Herrera Estelí TAA Exclusive is a 6×52 vitola, packaged in 12-ct boxes, and will […]

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Undercrown Shade Review Pre-Release Review

Yesterday we reviewed one of two highly anticipated Connecticut shade wrappers to be released at the IPCPR. Today we take a look at the Drew Estate Undercrown Shade. According to the press release, ““Undercrown Shade” marks the first release blended by Drew Estate Master Blender Willy Herrera not to fall under the Herrera Estelí brand family. Herrera’s continued involvement in blending and brand development within Drew Estate is evident with this new blend, as Herrera […]

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Drew Estate Unveils Undercrown Shade

Drew Estate Unveils “Undercrown Shade” Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today that they would be launching a new line extension to their Undercrown line – “Undercrown Shade”, a Connecticut Shade- wrapped cigar brand that will join the original San Andres-wrapped line. The new “Undercrown Shade” brand will be displayed in Drew Estate’s booth (Booth #15407) at the 2015 IPCPR Tradeshow in New Orleans, Louisiana. “Undercrown Shade” marks the first release blended by Drew Estate […]

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News: Drew Estate Unveils “Tienda Exclusiva by Willy Herrera” for Barrister Cigars

Drew Estate Unveils “Tienda Exclusiva by Willy Herrera” for Barrister Cigars Miami, FL – Drew Estate Tobacco Co. announced today the release of the first “Tienda Exclusiva by Willy Herrera”, a concept cigar by Willy Herrera. Made at La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate in extremely small batches, the Tienda Exclusiva line is specially crafted for one retailer per release, with only a few releases scheduled per year. The inaugural “Tienda Exclusiva by Willy Herrera” blend […]

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