Frederik Vandermarliere, CEO of J. Cortès

J. Cortès: Celebrating Family Values

W hen J. Cortès' acquisition of Oliva Cigar Co. was announced in July 2016, many were surprised. News of the coming U.S. Food and Drug...
Davidoff Charles Awad

Marketing from the Outside

As Oettinger Davidoff AG’s senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Charles Awad has the lofty task of marketing and promoting the Davidoff cigar...
IPCPR 2017 Insights

Insights from IPCPR 2017

Spirits were cautiously high at July’s annual gathering of cigar and pipe industry members. Keynote speaker Rudy Giuliani echoed the sentiments expressed by many...
The Impact of Cigar Overregulation

The International Implications for Regulating Cigars

When we discuss the adverse economic impact of government action against the passion for and production of great cigars—whether it is smoking bans, taxation,...
Regis Broersma | General Cigar Company

Meet Regis Broersma: General Cigar’s Dynamo, Part 1

In the premium cigar business, where icons, legends and venerable family names abound, it can be hard for a relative newcomer to stand out....

Jonathan Drew on Reinventing Drew Estate, Part 2

The July/August 2017 issue of Tobacco Business magazine featured an exclusive interview with Jonathan Drew, President and Founder of Drew Estate and the recently...
Kristoff Cigars President Glen Case

Banking on Passion: An Interview with Kristoff Cigars’ Glen Case

Glen Case has always enjoyed a good cigar. Case spent 18 years working in the financial services industry before he entered into the cigar...

Investing in Innovation

As the introduction of rules and regulations set forth by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has changed how many manufacturers operate, the...
Plasencia Cigars

Plasencia Cigars: The Soul of the Tobacco Industry

The Plasencia family has been growing top-quality tobacco for five generations. Today, Plasencia Cigars manufactures more than 35 million handmade cigars each year and...

Macanudo: The Evolution of an Icon

The story of Macanudo begins with Edgar M. Cullman, a brilliant entrepreneur with a great vision, who built Macanudo to become one of the...
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