This will, at some point, serve as a comprehensive list of cigar manufacturers. Each spotlight, to be published semi-weekly (or just randomly) will include a historical look at the company, the people behind it, and the brands they make. Manufacturers will be added to the list below as I go along, so keep checking back!
Just click on a link below and enjoy!
Altadis – Allied Tobacco Distribution. Montecristo, RyJ and Trinidad and much more. This one post took almost a month to complete!
Arturo Fuente – everything from Anejo to Sosa!
AVO – all of the wonderful lines and Limited Editions from my favorite line of cigars!
CAO – the innovative company that has brought you the Brazilia and MX2!
Carlos Torano - makers of one of my go-to cigars.
Davidoff – Everything from Avo to Zino!
Di Fazio Cigars – a great new boutique in the heart of Miami.
Don Pepin Garcia – One of the most influential figures in cigars today. DPGs, Tats, EO, Padilla, Ashton… the list goes on!
El Titan de Bronze – A great boutique brand from Little Havana, Miami!
General Cigar Company – Hoyo, Punch, Macanudo oh my!
Gurkha – over 90 different “lines” and limited editions!
Havana Cellars (Tatuaje) – Pete Johnson is a rock star in cigars, creator of the hugely popular Tatuaje line. Includes his other creations like La Riqueza, Ambos Mundos and Cabaiguan…
La Caya – Great cigars from the Dominican Republic for over 10 years.
La Flor Dominicana – one of the DR’s best!
Molina Cigar Company - creators of the new Devil’s Weed cigar.
Paul Garmirian – Great mild & flavorful Hendrik Kelner-made cigars from this great boutique brand!
Pinar del Rio Cigars - great new boutique honoring the famous valley in Cuba.
Rocky Patel – the full list is found here!
Ted’s Made by Hand – Ted’s, simply fine cigars!