Cigar Industry Leaders to Know: Delicia Silva

Cigar Industry Leaders: Delicia Silva Title: Cigar Vixen (owner of Cigarvixen.com) Where did you grow up? San Diego, CA Favorite Candy? Almond Roca Animal? Monkey Movie? Scarface Band? Tough question – Beatles, Stones, The Doors, and the Buena Vista Social Club Food? Chicken Mole Poblano Sports Team? Dodgers and Lakers If your house was on […]

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Cigar Industry Leaders to Know: Chaim Kohn

Cigar Industry Leaders: Chaim Kohn Title: Sales Manager at Cigar Oasis Where did you grow up? Brooklyn, NY Favorite Candy? Joray Fruit Rolls (made in Brooklyn) Animal? Monkey Movie? Casablanca Band? Ray Conniff Singers (I’m 26 going on 80) Food? Corned Beef on Rye (often also made in Brooklyn) Sports Team? NY Yankees If your […]

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Cigar Industry Leaders to Know: Stinky

Cigar Industry Leaders: Stinky Title: Owner of Stinky Cigar Ashtrays Where did you grow up? Phoenix, Arizona Favorite Candy? Snickers but only one on Easter, Halloween and Christmas morning! Animal? Yes. I’ve been called worse! Oh, my favorite animal? Dogs. Well behaved dogs. Not angry dogs! Movie? Ground Hog Day (w/Bill Murray) or Multiplicity (w/ […]

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Cigar Industry Leaders to Know: Denis

Cigar Industry Leaders: Denis Title: Owner & Blogger of Cigarinspector.com Where did you grow up? In a cold European country. Favorite Candy? Italian gelato. Does it qualify as candy? Animal? Lynx Movie? Hard to mention only one movie, here are three random movies out of my top 10: Life is Beautiful (1997), Groundhog Day (1993), […]

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Cigar Industry Leaders to Know: Derek Stewart

Cigar Industry Leaders: Derek Stewart Title: Founder of Reddit Cigar Reviews on YouTube Where did you grow up? Grew up in a small town just north of Boston. Favorite Candy? Milky Way Animal? Sloth Movie? Inglorious Bastards Band? Radiohead or Led Zeppelin. Tough choice! Food? Alaskan King Crab Sports Team? Boston Bruins hockey If your […]

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Cigar Industry Leaders to Know: Les Mann

Cigar Industry Leaders: Les Mann Title: EVP – Colibri, Firebird, Lamborghini. Where did you grow up? Pittsburgh, Pa. Home of the Steelers, Pirates, Penguins and Pitt Panthers! Favorite Candy? Hershey with Almonds – Big Block. Hershey Kisses with Almonds are also a favorite! Animal? Our St. Bernard named Bonnet Movie? The Wizard of Oz – […]

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Cigar Industry Leaders to Know: Nada Jumper

Cigar Industry Leaders: Nada Jumper Title: Cigar Brand Owner of Nadi Cigars Where did you grow up? Fairfax County, Virginia Favorite Candy? Peanut M&Ms Animal? dogs and cats Movie? Legends of the Fall Band? No “favorites” but in the last 5 years I’ve gone to see these bands live: Pink, Maroon 5, Flogging Molly, Dr. […]

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Cigar Industry Leaders to Know: Mike Giordano

Cigar Industry Leaders: Mike Giordano Title: Owner of Cigar Caddy, Cult Cigars, Big Easy Tobacco and Quality Importers. Plus more! Where did you grow up? 40.6844° N, 73.4494° W Favorite Candy? Pop Rocks Animal? The Himalayan Alpaca Movie? I’m Gonna Git You Sucka Band? Garbage Food? Pâté de Elephant Sports Team? Harlem Globetrotters If your […]

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Cigar Industry Leaders to Know: Tom Ufer

Cigar Industry Leaders: Tom Ufer Title: Cheaphumidors.com Blogger & Freelance Writer Where did you grow up? New Milford, NJ Favorite Candy? Jelly Belly jelly beans Animal? Tasmanian Devil Movie? Big Damn Movie Band? ‘70’s – Alice Cooper, ‘80’s – Elvis Costello, ‘90’s – U2, early 2000’s – Green Day, Now – Muse (yes, I’m old […]

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Top 9 Cigar Industry Leaders to Know

Do you love smoking cigars? So much so that you would quit your day job to pursue it full time? Don’t laugh. It’s entirely possible! Every year, we see more and more hobbyists joining the ranks of the professionals. Whether it’s a boutique manufacturer, a new lounge or retailer, or even a new blogger on […]

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