Tripp and Denis finally found a cigar that pairs well with gin, the AVO Ritmo South America. Tripp goes with a trio of West-Coast American gins, 2 of which spent a little time in a barrel, while Denis brings a couple European bottles to the table.
If you haven't already, there are still a couple days left to enter our AVO giveaway: http://cigarfederation.com/page/avo-giveaway
This week, Scott Kolesaire joins us to talk about the 30th anniversary of AVO Cigars, and the year-long celebration they've got planned for 2018.
In addition to the show, we're giving away(For $.99 each) some awesome prizes from AVO, you can learn more here: http://cigarfederation.com/page/avo-giveaway
While at ProCigar, Tripp and Denis were given a new Partagas from General Cigar Company, but they don't have any of the blend details, even the name of the cigar.
Grab a cigar and a drink, have a seat, and find out what Tripp and Denis think of the upcoming mystery Partagas!
This week on Sharing Our Pairings, Denis and Tripp are joined by Tony Bellatto, Owner of La Barba Cigars to pair the La Barba Purple with wine. Tony is a BIT of a wine expert, and teaches the Wine Dummies a thing or two about what they're drinking.
La Volcada is the latest release from La Flor Dominicana, with a Mexican San Andres wrapper, Ecuadorian Corojo binder, and filler tobaccos from the LFD farm in the Dominican Republic. Find out what Tripp and Denis thought!
This week, we talk to Tony Bellatto about what's going on over at La Barba Cigars.
Fresh off their trip to the Debonaire House in Santiago, Dominican Republic, Tripp and Denis recap their experience at ProCigar while pairing the Debonaire Maduro with Debonaire Rum and a couple of beers.
As promised during the episode, here are some of Tripp's pictures from the week:
Day 1: https://photos.app.goo.gl/WTPTTDtYxyFh9Bk92
Day 2 - Reyes Farm: https://photos.app.goo.gl/Eota2tXYW55w17dW2
Day 2 - Reyes Factory: https://photos.app.goo.gl/iXrB4CwfiRQXce0B2
Day 2 - Dinner Party: https://photos.app.goo.gl/2p8WtTTpcHeOkeBr2
Day 3 - Private Reyes Farm Tour: https://photos.app.goo.gl/3ULAM4FyF6ZACsph1
Day 3 - Machine Mades at Reyes Factory: https://photos.app.goo.gl/LT3bKErLblAdOkUa2
Day 3 - White Party: https://photos.app.goo.gl/5lHrjZBlemiyLNJu1
Day 4 - Reyes Factory Private Tour: https://photos.app.goo.gl/A3qOiqcyQbIKZzqB3
Day 4 - Gala Dinner: https://photos.app.goo.gl/yY7peVSnbPYZdhAS2
Blending at the Factory:
The Debonaire House: https://photos.app.goo.gl/JThh9W0aBypAfniC3