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Oldie but Goodie : revisiting the OLIVA SERIE V MELANIO

On February 29, 2016, Posted by , In Oldie but Goodie, By , With No Comments

Oldie but Goodie : revisiting the OLIVA SERIE V MELANIO Country of Origin: Nicaragua Factory: Tabacalera Oliva de Nicaragua S.A. Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua From Oliva’s website: Melanio Oliva first grew tobacco in Pinar Del Rio, Cuba in 1886. His growing operations were suspended while he fought in Cuba’s War of…

Cigars 101: The Basics

On February 28, 2016, Posted by , In Cigar 101, By , With No Comments

There was at one time a period when a man with a cigar in his mouth was held in high respect; a period when a young fellow toasted goodbye to youth by lighting the end of a cigar that “coincidentally slipped” out of his dad’s humidor. A period where the…