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Cigar News: Gilberto F. Oliva – Dead at 86

Gilberto F. Oliva Sr., the patriarch of Oliva Cigar Co., died on Saturday in Miami, surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren. He was 86 years old. Oliva was born in Cuba and was the grandson of Melanio Oliva, the first member of his family to grow tobacco. Oliva went from tobacco growing to tobacco brokering. He focused on leaf that many growers ignored, including libre de pie, the leaves that grow closest to the ground and are known as sand leaf.

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Cigar News: Famous Smoke Announces Baptiste by Oliva

EASTON, PA – Famous Smoke Shop, the leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars, specializing in offering the web’s widest selection of cigars at the lowest prices, has just added a new, affordably-priced line to its stable of Oliva cigars. Named “Baptiste by Oliva,” the line features a full-bodied blend of diverse Nicaraguan long-fillers rolled in a flawless Ecuadorian-grown Habano wrapper leaf.

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Cigar News: Famous Smoke Announces Inferno 3rd Degree

Famous Smoke Shop is a leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars. The company specializes in offering the web’s widest selection of cigars at the lowest prices. Famous has just released a new cigar line in collaboration with Oliva Cigar Co. The new release is Inferno 3rd Degree cigars, and they are exclusively available at Famous Smoke Shop.

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IPCPR 2014: The Show in Pictures – The Full List

Since the show, we had been publishing the various slideshows of the different booths we took pictures of. Here you can see the full list and click directly to the slideshow as the manufacturers are listed in alphabetical order.

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Blind Cigar Review: Oliva | Saison Toro

“This cigar was a flavor bomb throughout. It kept me puffing almost to the point where it began burning hotter than normal. It’s not the absolute best I’ve had, but it’s one that’s definitely in my wheelhouse. I’d more than happy to enjoy another one (or three) of these!” -Milton (mjohnsoniii)

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Blind Cigar Review: Studio Tobac | Reckoning Toro

“This cigar started off slow and a little boring for me, but won me over in the end with some great transitions and balance of flavors. The profile was a very good woody and spicy balance. It wasn’t too strong, but not so mild I would call it a morning cigar, right in the middle. I would definitely smoke this again and recommend a fiver to see how it ages.” -Emmett (rhetorik)

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