Meet Consuelo Gomez of Amos de Santiago Cigars

Consuelo Gomez is quite possibly the only woman ever to own and operate a vertically integrated cigar company from the ground up. She began growing her own tobacco and opened her own factory shortly after she founded Amos de Santiago. “My father, Juan Gomez, had grown tobacco since I was a little girl. He had a dream to open a factory, but never accomplished it,” Gomez reveals. β€œIn 2009, I founded Tabacalera Lizash in Tamboril, Dominican Republic, to fulfill that dream for him.” Born in the small town of Moca,…

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