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Royal Agio Announces Balmoral Anejo XO Nicaragua

Royal Agio Cigars USA announced today that they will be expanding the Balmoral A├▒ejo XO lineup with the release of Balmoral A├▒ejo XO Nicaragua. The new release will be displayed in the Royal Agio booth (Booth #3638) at the 2019 IPCPR Tradeshow in Las Vegas, NV. The release of Balmoral A├▒ejo XO Nicaragua further rounds out the lineup for Balmoral A├▒ejo XO that currently includes A├▒ejo XO (Brazilian Arapiraca wrapper), A├▒ejo XO Connecticut and A├▒ejo […]

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Balmoral Anejo XO Connecticut Rothschild Massivo Cigar Review

According to the Balmoral Cigars website, “Balmoral is the creation of Royal AgioÔÇÖs 4th generation CEO, Boris Wintermans, who embodies the philosophy that relentless, passionate curiosity is essential to discovering and enjoying the best experiences in life. This non-hindering philosophy has driven him to freely explore the globe in search of the highest-quality, select, exclusive tobaccos that will ultimately combine to deliver a cigar experience unlike any other. The resulting portfolio of Balmoral cigar blends, […]

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Podcast: Celebrating AVO’s 90th & Smoking Cubans

This week on The Cigar Authority podcast we celebrate Avo Uvezian’s 90th birthday by lighting up a cigar that was included in the care package. We also take a look at the industries copycats and light up a couple of Cuban cigars. We got our first cease and desist letter and bring you up to date on the latest news regarding the FDA deeming regulations. [jetpack_subscription_form] Next Podcast:┬áCelebrating AVO’s 90 & Smoking Some Cubans [chatwing […]

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Agio Announces Balmoral A├▒ejo XO For 2015 IPCPR

Agio Announces Balmoral A├▒ejo XO For Release At 2015 IPCPR Show In 2014 Balmoral introduced their flagship cigar A├▒ejo 18, which was an impressive success globally. The cigar was rated with 93 points by Cigar Journal, collected 5 cigar rings in the French magazine LÔÇÖAmateur de Cigare (Cigarscope) and claimed a 12th position in the Cigar Journal top 25 of best cigars from the Dominican Republic. It has been a wonderful year for Balmoral. The […]

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Cigar Review | Avo XO

The Avo line underwent a transformation earlier this year with a redesign of the box and label. The blends are said to have remain the same, but having not smoked them in a while they come off as new and worthy of a review. According to the Avo website where they write about the XO, “Avo’s legacy captured in every format, with tobacco aged for at least six years, artistically woven into each cigar. A […]

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News | Avo Press Release: A New Look

AVO Cigars, the globally renowned cigar brand ventures into a┬ánew era. AVO Cigars is being relaunched in early 2015 behind contemporary┬ápackaging, new communication and a streamlined range that focuses on core lines. Avo Cigars started when the brand’s founder; Avo Uvezian; a legendary jazz and cigar┬ácomposer of global fame met the cigar master blender Hendrik Kelner in 1982 in the┬áDominican Republic. A fruitful cooperation between cigar pianist and cigar composer┬ábegan to develop which resulted in […]

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