Interview: Phil Zanghi, Debonaire Cigars
Phil Zanghi is the owner and co-founder of Debonaire House, known for the Debonaire Ultra Premium Cigar brand. He is also known as a co-founder in Indian Tabac – the company that eventually became Rocky Patel Premium Cigars. After a hiatus from the hand-rolled premium cigar industry, Zanghi returned to in 2012 and launched the the first Debonaire line.
Interview: Jason Holly, Viva Republica
Jason Holly is the owner and founder of Viva Republica Cigars. Holly started his career in the retail arena as the owner of El Humidor in Northeast Pennsylvania. In 2012, he would launch his own brand Viva Republica – a line being done in collaboration with the La Aurora factory in the Dominican Republic. Viva Republica has four core lines: Rapture, Rapture Maduro, Guerrilla Warfare, and Propaganda.
What We Have Been Smoking
The complete list of all cigars discussed in this segment can be found on the Episode 137 Stogies Page.
See Paul’s List, complete with pictures, ratings and mini-reviews on his Stogie Feed.
See Wil’s List, complete with pictures, ratings and mini-reviews on his Stogie Feed.