Cigar News: Eiroa Moving Wynwood
Cigar News: Eiroa Moving Wynwood

Cigar News: Eiroa Moving Wynwood

David Savona Posted: October 8, 2013
The Cigar Factory is moving. The small, colorful factory, which presently is located in the Art District of Miami, will be folded into the Doral, Florida, headquarters of . The move follows the breakup of founding partners and Robert Caldwell.

Caldwell left the operation in September, and at the time Eiroa said his leaving would not have “a significant impact” on the operations in Miami.

This week, Eiroa said his plans for had changed.

“We're consolidating,” he told Cigar Insider. “The location is not a compatible location.” Eiroa has a host of cigar brands managed under the umbrella. In addition to 's Factory Fresh Coneja, Rout and Granada, there is also Asylum, and Eiroa.

Cigar News: Eiroa Moving Wynwood
Cigar News: Eiroa Moving

Eiroa said he planned to continue making the same cigars that rolled, but to do it in Doral, where his is headquartered. He said he was in the process of preparing the headquarters to have space for the half-dozen rollers currently working at .

Eiroa insisted that the concept would continue, even though it's in a new location.

“We'll still keep using that name. The project is alive as long as the visas for the rollers is alive.” The six rollers working at now are citizens of .

The building has been placed up for sale, but Eiroa said cigars would still be rolled there while he made his preparations in Doral. He estimated that it might take until November or December for the move to be complete.

Source: Cigar Aficionado