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Sponsors: Havana Cigar Club & Oliva Cigar Company

Stogie of the Week

Oliva Serie V Melanio

Origin: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Ecuadorian
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Strength: Medium/Full
MSRP: $80.00 – $140.00 for ten count box

Released in 2012, the Oliva Serie Melanio is available in ten count boxes. There are five sizes currently available; a Churchill (7 x 50), Torpedo (6.5 x 52), Figurado (6.5 x 52), Robusto (5 x 52), and Petit Corona (4.5 x 46). More information can be found on the Oliva Website.

What We Have Been Smoking

The complete list of all cigars discussed in this segment can be found on the Episode 47 Stogies Page.

Paul’s List

See Paul’s List, complete with pictures, ratings and mini-reviews on his Stogie Feed.

Tim’s List

See Tim’s List, complete with pictures, ratings and mini-reviews on his Stogie Feed.

Mark’s List

See Mark’s List, complete with pictures, ratings and mini-reviews on his Stogie Feed.

Segment: Cigar Fact or Fiction

Contest: Oliva Eight Pack Sampler

Thanks to: Oliva Cigar Company

Question: Name the four great grand children of Melanio Oliva who actively involved with the family brand and which grand child is also a politician?

Congratulation to Mike G. who correctly answered;

Gilberto Junior, Carlos, Jeannie, and José. Gilberto Junior runs the Nicaraguan leaf growing operation and creates blends, Carlos oversees production, Jeannie runs the office in Miami Lakes, and José directs sales. Jose R. Oliva is a representative in the state of Florida.

One Comment

  1. Steve Galczynski
    February 26, 2013 @ 6:08 pm

    Gilberto Junior runs the Nicaraguan leaf growing operation and creates blends, Carlos oversees production, Jeannie runs the office in Miami Lakes, and Jos directs sales..Jose oliva

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