The Cigar Authority

The Cigar Authority is a weekly new magazine featuring cigar discussions with Special Guests and Free Give Aways!!

25
Jul

Steve Castro of Davidus Cigars joins us this week as we smoke his brand, Lord Baltimore. We also recap the 2015 IPCPR Trade Show and give you the perspective of two retailers. 

In the second hour we smoke the new Padron Damaso cigar which is one of the most anticipated cigar releases of the year. 
We also have all the cigar news, legislations and trademarks and the usual shenanigans known as The Cigar Authority. 
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18
Jul
Posted in Cigars and Food by thecigarauthority at 10:12 am

On today's episode of The Cigar Authority,  we will break down David Garofalo's Editorial about the 2nd most asked question in a cigar shop. 

With IPCPR 2015 in New Orleans we expect to hear a lot of rumors, but today we will make up some that may or may not have a chance of happening soon. 

All that and the usual madness know as The Cigar Authority. 

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11
Jul
Posted in Cigars and Food by thecigarauthority at 2:05 pm

This time next week the IPCPR show will be under way in New Orleans and a lot of new brands will make their official debut. Today we discuss some of those brands. 

We all review the year Davidoff had which was easily the best year of any cigar company out there. We will smoke the cigar they will debut at the show, Davidoff Escurio and give you our thoughts. 

All this and the usual shenanigans known as The Cigar Authority. 

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3
Jul
Posted in Cigars and Food by thecigarauthority at 3:20 pm

With the Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, we are recording the show live today. On the show we will discuss the histroy of the M80, Firecracker from LFD, United Firecracker and the Black Bomb. 

We will also discuss in detail the Editorial Dave shared on Monday about cigar names and share with you the best an worst Cigar Brand names EVER!

All that and the usual madness, rumors and teasing on The Cigar Authority. 

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27
Jun
Posted in KILO, United Cigar, News, Copyrights, M80 by thecigarauthority at 2:24 pm

On this episode of The Cigar Authority, our own Barry Stein is interviewed as we discuss his brainchild, KILO. We will ask what a kid from Brooklyn knows about cigars and how he wound up ready to launch his cigar nationwide at IPCPR via United Cigar Group.

We also take a look at all the Copy Cats in the Cigar Industry and how one companies idea becomes everyones next biggest thing.

All that and the usual rumors, teasing and original content journalism. Often imitated, never duplicated, the one the original The Cigar Authority.

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20
Jun
Posted in Cigars and Food by thecigarauthority at 2:08 pm

They say the hardest thing for any parent to do is to bury their child. Nestor Miranda had to do this with his son Danny Miranda who was affectionately known as Danno. 

To honor his memory the company release The Danno a 7 x 56 cigar that has seen various incarnations. Today while in town at a launch event for the latest version we sit down with Nestor Miranda and talk about how the company got to where it is today. 

We also sit down with his Son-In-Law Jason Wood and discuss the bright future of the company and the successful branding of the Nestor Miranda Collection. 

We also have the latest issue of Cigar Journal, Old Fart Freddy, Tweets of the Weed, Bad News Barry and so much more on the madness known as The Cigar Authority. 

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13
Jun
Posted in Cigars and Food by thecigarauthority at 1:57 pm

On the heels of our Perdomo, Pistols and Pizza event in Nashua, New Hampshire we welcome into the studio Nick Perdomo where we discuss all things new from Perdomo Cigars...

We will pair the new Perdomo Craft series with the appropriate beers and let you know how they change the game. 

All that and the usual insanity, on The Cigar Authority. 

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6
Jun
Posted in Cigars and Food by thecigarauthority at 2:15 pm

On this episode of The Cigar Authority, we talk about and break down the massive amounts of Limited Edition smokes that are currently on the market, and are rumoured to be entering the market. 

Is it hurting or helping the cigar industry. 

Also on hand will be Skip Martin of Romacraft Tobac, and we get to catch up with Chief Hava himself and find out what is new an exciting in Esteli, Nicaragua. 

All this and more on a Mr. Jonathan free edition of The Cigar Authority. 

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30
May
Posted in Cigars and Food by thecigarauthority at 2:10 pm

Jack Torano has a long and distinguished career but it starts long before the cigar industry. You see, he use to live in Chicago where he was a jingle writer, and part of the team that created the Real Men of Genius campaign for Budweiser. 

In 2011, he moved to Miami and reconnected with his roots working alongside family at Torano Cigars before they were sold to General Cigars with pretty much no knowledge to anyone outside of Charlie Torano. 

Within 3 weeks he began working for one of the best kept secrets in the Cigar industry, Roberto Duran Cigars. He joins us in studio as we discuss these great cigars and what the future of this company that can be traced back to Cuba in the 1920s. 

Also joining us at 1pm , will be Miguel Schoedel the Sales Director for Roberto Duran who has become famous on The Cigar Authority for the Ten Commandments of Cigar Shop shops that he penned years ago. 

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23
May
Posted in Cigars and Food by thecigarauthority at 2:06 pm

A couple of months back David Garofalo visited Cuba and what he saw was shocking to him. So much so that he shared it in a series of articles that just didn't sit will with fans of Cuban cigars. 

Now Colin has gone back with another tour to Cuba and we ask him what everyone wants to know, is David allowed back to Cuba. We also ask what is different this time around compared to last trip. 

We find out the answers to those questions and reveal the nominees for the 2015 Cigar Journal awards.

Join us for all the shenanigans known as The Cigar Authority

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