German Engineered Cigars is partnering with Claudio Sgroi, former Master Blender at Mombacho, and his consulting company CST Consulting. The two entities will collaborate on two new blends to start with, both of which are schedule to release in 2022, the first at TPE in January.
Sgroi will be working with German Engineered Cigars to support the development of blends, production management and quality control.
It makes us proud to have such a skilled and experienced master blender joining our team of German Cigar Engineers. We seek to create cigars that are very distinctive and that fit a modern lifestyle, and Claudio certainly is the ideal partner for us.Oliver Nickels, Co-Founder and Chief Cigar Engineer at German Engineered Cigars
I am very happy and excited to work with such a modernist brand. Looking forward to collaborating with a very promising boutique cigar brand that is giving me the space and freedom to develop new ideas and aromatic experiences.Claudio Sgroi, Master blender and consultant