our the Tabacalera Perdomo factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. I jumped at the chance and completed the tour earlier this month. It was a fantastic trip, so I thought I’d share some of the highlights and impressions from the tour. There are a few photos under the “Photos”
Random rants, raves, pleas and provocations on a variety of topics. The world according to WiseAsh, when moved to opine, but also plenty of informative cigar basics and timely industry news.
I sat down to write this blog yesterday but the shop was so busy all day I never got the chance. That's good. Six months ago we opened the doors. Five months ago we had our Grand Opening event. Both seem like yesterday. In another six months I'll be writing about
Thompson Brothers BBQ
Cobb County Women's Shelter
Primer Mundo Cigars
Saturday's Grand Opening was fantastic. Great turnout and no one I heard left disappointed. Everyone seemed to enjoy the cigars, food, bourbon (and the hot little Romanian chick who did the pouring) and each other's company. Sherri and I sincerely want to thank
Columbus Day: Christopher Columbus. Here’s an interesting cat that history has defined in more ways than perhaps any other “famous” household name. Brave explorer, blundering fool, imperialist pig, ruthless oppressor – all well-earned descriptions.
We officially opened Oct. 1. The shop looks great, perhaps even exceeding my expectations. The humidor shelves are filling fast and everyone has been complimentary of the selection we're building. We had decent first day sales and are looking forward to the weekend
What's the coolest thing about opening a cigar shop? Certainly isn't dealing with contractors, city inspectors, fire marshalls or Satan incarnate (Comcast). Those entities do their very best to suck every ounce of joy out of creating a dream. No, at the end of the