Cigar export boom; Americans buying up 100%+

JD Jones

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Take him? You are joking. I have been there a dozen of times with my friends.
I used to love that place before it was remodeled. I still like it, but not as much as before.
 

PICHARDO

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Nals. That’s because of the Americans that for decades couldn’t smoke Cubans. Believe me, no DR cigar van beat a Cuban R&J, Partagas E2, not to speak of a Cohiba siglo 6.


The Most Expensive Cigars You Can Buy
#1- Fuente Fuente Opus X – Up to $150
When Carlito Fuente debuted Fuente Fuente Opus X in 1995, he defied many established cigar-makers who told him quality wrapper leaf could not be grown in the Dominican Republic. Not only did he prove them wrong, he created a cigar that enjoys more demand than virtually any cigar on the planet.

Due to its rarity, Fuente Fuente Opus X is an expensive cigar. While classic Opus X sizes like the Perfecxion X, Perfecxion #2, and Robusto can easily command prices over $45 depending on where you buy them, harder-to-find shapes like the BBMF can sell for $150 per cigar. Even smaller shapes like the Chili Pepper or Angel’s Share can go for $75 apiece.

Every leaf of tobacco in Opus X is procured from the world-famous Chateau de la Fuente estates in the Dominican Republic. Because aging tobacco for long periods plays a critical role in all Fuente cigars, comparably small numbers of Opus X cigars are produced in a given year. They are made exclusively from tobaccos the Fuentes grow themselves. Carlito has never compromised quality to increase production and no Fuente cigar leaves his factory before optimal taste is achieved.
 

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Most expensive cigar?
$250,00 each. But you have to buy a box of 10. And this is about the cheapest place in the world for Cubans.
 

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PICHARDO

One Dominican at a time, please!
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Most expensive cigar?
$250,00 each. But you have to buy a box of 10. And this is about the cheapest place in the world for Cubans.

Prices are per box, limited to old issued qty at hand (many beyond their fresh day).
Fuentes are fresh and on point.
I can’t count the times I tossed plenty of the finest cigars out of the humidor past their prime.
 

Fulano2

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2500 A box, yes. Fresh? Nuff said. You don’t have a clue. Cigars are like wine.
I have had Opus X. Not bad, but like a Beaujolais nouveau.
 

PICHARDO

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2500 A box, yes. Fresh? Nuff said. You don’t have a clue. Cigars are like wine.
I have had Opus X. Not bad, but like a Beaujolais nouveau.


Ah yes! I do know very little of the cigar biz...

Btw I happen to have two tobacco for cigar fields for sale at this time here in DR, if you’re interested. In Santiago area.

The fields are set up for a private cigar brand biz.
All equipped as it should. Used to supply fill and binders (piloto cubano) to Don Antonio Pellegrino and Davidoff for several years.
It went dormant due to partnership splitting some years back.

Hit me if you’re interested.
Seems to be you’re better informed on cigars than me.
 

PICHARDO

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Also have a house for sale in very good location and quality construction.
Also deslinde executed and all papers in order.
Ask RD $35 Million.
 

PICHARDO

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does anyone know where I can buy lots of tobacco seeds?
COOPNATA will be the place to contact if you want seeds in commercial quantities. If you’re interested in producing tobacco.

They are based in Quinigua, Villa González in Santiago. Can also be done via INTABACO.


You can start here: (if you have the proper land for cultivation of the plantulas)



Or go to the site online



If you need land already set for tobacco production let me know.
 

PICHARDO

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This is the land for tobacco production in Santiago
 

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