Real Cigar Aficionados Know Cubans Aren’t A Big Deal Anymore

By Dennis Green of Business Insider While every minor cigar fan is hooting and hollering about the possible return of Cuban cigars to the US, real cigar experts know the truth: There really isn’t all that much to cheer about. According to Michael Herklots, vice president for retail and brand development for Nat Sherman cigar brand, Cubans are not the greatest in the world anymore. Too many fantastic cigars have cropped up from other countries around the world, including Honduras, Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua — places Cigar experts flocked to after the…

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Will Cuban Cigars Experience Success in America? Doubtful!

American cigar smokers clamor for a puff of the long-forbidden fruit – legally. Thanks to the new rules that went into effect on January 16, travelers can now legally enter the United States with $100 worth of Cuban cigars and booze collected from their worldly visits. But, is this just a tease or the start of an exciting future for cigar enthusiasts? The iconic cigars, which have been Cuba’s signature product ever since Christopher Columbus saw natives smoking rolled up tobacco leaves when he first sailed to the Caribbean island…

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