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Protests in Nicaragua

An SOS from Nicaragua

Today our thoughts on Nicaragua. Our original intent was to write an article about how the new FDA regulations will effectively end our importation of Nicaraguan tobacco.* However, recent events are putting the people of Nicaragua in danger.…
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Petition to Save the Heritage of Cigar City

Hello Taba Family, The time has come to rally together to preserve our cigar aficionado lifestyle.  Please go to this link to sign the petition to save premium cigars.  We will give the link again at the end of the blog.  First allow…

Good Brews: Four Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Tabanero is known for its amazing hand-made cigars. Did you know that we also that we are master brewers of coffee? It’s true. Did you also know that drinking coffee is good for you? That too is true. Over the past decade many…

5 interesting things about Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo! We at Tabanero Cigars wish you a fun and safe day as you celebrate our neighbor Mexico. How did this day come about, what is it really, and is it cultural approbation? 1. Cinco de Mayo is not the Mexican Independence…

A Bolt of Truth

Wednesday was a tough night for hockey fans in Tampa. Now that the dust has settled – or is it frost – we want to say thank you to the Lightning for a wonderful season. We are fortunate to have such an amazing sports franchise in our…

We’re not Royals

Hey Mate, Tomorrow is the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. So, why is Tabanero writing a blog about it? First of all, weddings are best celebrated with a great cigar like a handmade Tabanero. Secondly, we are all cigar aficionados…

Our Present Future

In our last blog we talked about what we learned from the collapse of Toys R-Us. Spoiler alert! They failed to see the trends and adapt. The same thing happened to Blockbuster, now everyone is into Netflix and Chill. Meanwhile the only…

Toys "R" Us Story

Toys "R" Us has closed its doors for good.  You’re probably wondering what that has to do with a cigar boutique in Ybor.   One reason is that it is always difficult to watch a business collapse. A business begins with someone’s dream.…

Losing Face(book)

3 Questions Facebook Needs to Answer Facebook is losing face, but should we lose Facebook? This week the company’s founder Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress to answer questions about how Facebook collects and uses our information. Three…