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Oct. 5, 2021

Cigar Basics: Growing Regions

Cigar Basics: Growing Regions
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We already have reliable historical information that tobacco was grown and used throughout the Americas as early as the 10th century. As indigenous peoples migrated, they took tobacco seeds with them. So, we shouldn’t be surprised that tobacco is once again being cultivated in places that two decades ago we might not have associated with cigars. The true benefit of having multiple sources of cigar tobacco is the opportunity to explore blends that we can all enjoy and also guard against shortages in any one country. Still, the vital skill and knowledge of how to make cigars continue to reside in just a few nations. Here’s a little bit of a guide to cigar-producing countries you might not have thought of and a few suggestions of what to try.