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8305 Six Forks Road, Ste. 203, Raleigh, NC 27615

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Profile: San Juan Cigar Company

Jason Farr never thought he’d be in the cigar making business. His background was in engineering, as well as being a gymnastics coach for students

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Scrim by Hutch – Custom Cigar Cutters

Rick “Hutch” Hutchings has been creating beautiful custom scrimshaw cigar cutters and accessories for over 14 years. He even designed the knife handles and pistol

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Isabela Cigar Company

Time to Indulge Henry Ford invented neither the automobile nor the assembly line, but his vision and ingenuity merged the two and forever changed the

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The Illustrated Man

A Conversation with Tatuaje’s Pete Johnson By Larry Wagner In “The Illustrated Man,” Ray Bradbury’s 1951 collection of science fiction short stories, the unifying character

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Profile on Aganorsa Leaf

Aganorsa Leaf is the new name for Casa Fernandez. The company, in making the change, is paying homage to its strength, the Nicaraguan Aganorsa tobacco

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In Our Humidor: IPCPR Edition

We’re still reeling from attending the International Premium Cigars & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) trade show and taking in all the amazing new releases coming

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The Story of Plasencia Cigars

The Plasencia family has been growing tobacco for over a century and making cigars for decades—about 45 million cigars last year alone. While the company

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In Our Humidor: Summer 2018

What we wouldn’t give to have an infinite amount of time to smoke all the cigars we want. Sometimes we feel bad when we choose

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Degenerate Cigar Co.

Sawyer Wickersham’s love of cigars began on his 18th birthday, when his grandfather took him and his friend, Nick Post, now co-owner of Degenerate Cigar

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In Our Humidor: Winter Edition

Working for a cigar magazine certainly has its perks, and trying all the newest and greatest cigars is definitely at the top of the perk