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The ONE and ONLY Cigar Talk Show on Blogtalk Radio! We want to educate the novice smoker, enhance the noob smoker and pick the minds of the "experts" - All while bringing you, the Listener - Phenomenal guests, education, providing tips, tricks, reviews of any cigars we get our hands on PLUS some of the greatest conversations with the Legends of the Cigar Industry - starting @ 7pm CST. EVERY Tuesday. Don't forget if you just happen to be in Ocean Springs, MS the studio is @ Perfecto Cigar Shop - Come join us - For tickets please call 228-215-1152.
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When we think about cigar tobacco, we often think of the world’s major tobacco-producing nations, and how we prefer one country’s tobacco over another Ecuadorian, or Indonesian). American tobaccos rarely enter that discussion, with two obvious exceptions: Connecticut shade and Broadleaf tobaccos.
Connecticut shade, a tall, elegant tobacco variety widely praised for its mild flavor and smooth appearance, has been grown under shade tents in the Connecticut River valley since the early 1900s. These days, much of it is actually grown in Ecuador, whose soil and environmental conditions yield flavorful tobacco at a lower cost.
Broadleaf, a short, hearty plant with very large, thick leaves commonly processed into Maduro wrappers, is also grown there, as well as in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. Despite increased production stateside, the variety has picked up in Honduras and other countries.
These two aside, there’s not much cigar tobacco to speak of. Whatever happened to the large-scale tobacco plantations that fueled our nation’s first baby steps towards being a world power? You know…the cash crop that offered an amazing source of revenue to help fund the war to win our independence?
Full article - Cigar Advisors - https://www.famous-smoke.com/cigaradvisor/the-history-of-american-tobacco
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