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THE CIGAR AUTHORITY (TCA) is a weekly CIGAR PODCAST featuring guest interviews from tobacco growers, cigar makers and manufacturers, CIGAR NEWS and CIGAR REVIEWS. Join TCA for the longest lasting cigar podcast, voted The Ambassadors of Cigars by Cigar Journal Magazine, Voted the Top 10 Educational Podcasts by Podbean 4 years in a row and the most Listened to Cigar Podcast in the World and on the Internet. For you, THE CIGAR AUTHORITY, The Authority on everything Cigars. Listen to The Cigar Authority before you spend your good money on what could be a bad cigar or a great cigar. Whether you’re an amateur, a newbie, or a Cigar Aficionado you’ll learn something on every episode. Be sure to check out the TCA Daily Blog on www.TheCIgarAuthority.com, CIGAR RADIO at its finest and a proud member of The United Podcast Network.

THE CIGAR AUTHORITY (TCA) is a weekly CIGAR PODCAST featuring guest interviews from tobacco growers, cigar makers and manufacturers, CIGAR NEWS and CIGAR REVIEWS. Join TCA for the longest lasting cigar podcast, voted The Ambassadors of Cigars by Cigar Journal Magazine, Voted the Top 10 Educational Podcasts by Podbean 4 years in a row and the most Listened to Cigar Podcast in the World and on the Internet. For you, THE CIGAR AUTHORITY, The Authority on everything Cigars. Listen to The Cigar Authority before you spend your good money on what could be a bad cigar or a great cigar. Whether you’re an amateur, a newbie, or a Cigar Aficionado you’ll learn something on every episode. Be sure to check out the TCA Daily Blog on www.TheCIgarAuthority.com, CIGAR RADIO at its finest and a proud member of The United Podcast Network.
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THE CIGAR AUTHORITY (TCA) is a weekly CIGAR PODCAST featuring guest interviews from tobacco growers, cigar makers and manufacturers, CIGAR NEWS and CIGAR REVIEWS. Join TCA for the longest lasting cigar podcast, voted The Ambassadors of Cigars by Cigar Journal Magazine, Voted the Top 10 Educational Podcasts by Podbean 4 years in a row and the most Listened to Cigar Podcast in the World and on the Internet. For you, THE CIGAR AUTHORITY, The Authority on everything Cigars. Listen to The Cigar Authority before you spend your good money on what could be a bad cigar or a great cigar. Whether you’re an amateur, a newbie, or a Cigar Aficionado you’ll learn something on every episode. Be sure to check out the TCA Daily Blog on www.TheCIgarAuthority.com, CIGAR RADIO at its finest and a proud member of The United Podcast Network.

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Episodes

A Look At Cigar Bans & Predicting The Top Cigars of 2018

12/15/2018
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When it comes to fighting for Cigar Rights there is one manufacturer who stands out. Rocky Patel tirelessly travels to Washington to fight with politicians for your right to enjoy a premium cigar. It's a right we as adults should be allowed. But how did the bans start? Today we look at the history while we fire up a cigar from the Care Package; Rocky Patel San Andreas 2016 In the second hour we try our hand at predicting what Cigar Aficionado will name as their best cigar of 2018. Will the...

Duration:02:02:33

Pairing Cigars & Film – The Cigar Authority Goes To The Movies

12/8/2018
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The Cigar Authority is the longest current cigar podcast on the internet today. 9 Years in and we’ve asked the listeners for some show ideas and today’s show is one of them. Almost 2 months ago Mr. Jonathan read the email suggestion and quickly went off on how bad of an idea it was. Well, that was enough for us to use the idea. Today we will share some of the movies we enjoy and what we feel is the right cigar to pair with them. During the course of the show we will light up two cigars with...

Duration:02:00:59

Celebrating The Life of Sir Winston Churchill

12/1/2018
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Today we welcome the Great Grandson of the most recognized cigar smoker ever who also happened to be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and led Britain to Victory in the 2nd World War. We’re talking about Winston Churchill as we welcome Randolph Churchill. We look back on the life of Sir Winston Churchill who was born on November 30, 1874 as we light the cigar and size that features his name. We will have the usual suspects such as Versus, Offer Of The Day, Asylum, Classic 3-Way and...

Duration:01:59:45

Unveiling the 2018 Contenders for Cigar of the Year

11/24/2018
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Since 1992 David Garofalo has named cigar of the year, and it always starts with the Contenders. It’s the only Cigar of the Year that counts because it is voted on by you the consumer. We will unveil the 8 cigars that make up the 2018 Contender on today’s episode of the number listened to cigar podcast, The Cigar Authority. This week we smoke two cigars from the Care Package with the first being the 2016 Cigar of the Year, La Galera Connecticut with the second cigar being the the 2015 winner...

Duration:02:03:29

Blasting Off With Omar de Frias From Fratello Cigars

11/17/2018
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This week we welcome the big man to the show. We all know the story of how he left NASA to start a cigar brand. Today, Omar de Frias will join us to let us know about everything Fratello include the new Inverso and the Bianco which was part of the Cigar Authority Care Package. Mr. Jonathan returns from his trip where he was literally Dancing with Men. We will catch up with him and find out how he had his heart broken. Plus if you listened to the show last week you might have heard some...

Duration:02:00:15

Kristoff’s John Fazzi & Sammy B Steps In For Mr. Jonathan

11/10/2018
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It’s another week at The Cigar Authority, but it’s one of our favorite episodes as Mr. Jonathan is off dancing with men (no joke!). We welcome to the show two special guests, the first being from Kristoff Cigars, John Fazzi the local New England sales representative. We will smoke the Kristoff Connecticut Corona and talk the 2019 Firecracker with him. Also along for the ride is Sammy B, the brother of Mr. Jonathan and the contractor responsible for building the United Podcas Network set at...

Duration:02:01:08

Comedian Robert Kelly and Ray Warren From Drew Estate

11/3/2018
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We got a couple of road warriors with us this week. One is in the cigar business and loves comedy, and the other is in the comedy business and loves cigars. Ray Warren from Drew Estates Cigars and Robert Kelly – stand-up comedian and podcaster with his highly successful show called “YOU KNOW WHAT DUDE?” join us live in studio. We light up a couple of cigars this week in a rare show with no Care Package cigars. In the first hour we will light up Liga Privada T52 Robusto and in the second hour...

Duration:02:03:02

Going Back2Back With URNY & Davidoff Cigars

10/27/2018
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It’s been a crazy week in New Hampshire as the Urban Artists & Cigar Collective known as URNY launched Back2Back at Two Guys Smoke Shop Nashua, NH. The event began Thursday as the 2ESAE and SKI treated the façade as a giant canvas. We will catch up with them on the show and talk about their art and relationship with Davidoff Cigars. We will light up two cigars from the launch, the first being the 5 x 50 Back2Back Connecticut and follow it up in the second hour with the 6 x 60 Nicaragua...

Duration:02:04:29

Stepping In To The Aging Room With Rafael Nodal

10/20/2018
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This week we welcome Rafael Nodal from Aging Room & Altadis USA who joined forces 17 months ago. We will look at how this strategic alliance has worked out so far as well as discuss the inspiration for Puro Cepa. It is the first cigar this week and from The Cigar Authority care package. In the second hour we light up the Aging Room Quattro Connecticut plus we catch up on the mail bags which has spiraled out of control. We will have the usual suspects such as Versus, Offer Of The Day, Asylum,...

Duration:01:59:07

Getting Dirty With Fabien Ziegler of Drew Estate

10/13/2018
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David Garofalo has a long history with Drew Estate a history that dates back to their beginnings as he hosted one of their first ever events at Two Guys Smoke Shop. Today we welcome Fabien Ziegler to the show as we find out whats new and exciting from Drew Estate. The man known as Dirty Fabien will join us for the full two hours as we light up the Undercrown Maduro in the first hour, a cigar that is part of the care package. In the second hour we light up the Two Guys Smoke Shop exclusive...

Duration:02:07:47

The 2018 Conspiracy Theory Show With JFR Lunatic & Aladino Maduro

10/6/2018
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It’s one of the most popular shows we do each year. It is also one of the most controversial shows we do. We will look into rumors, behind the scenes rumblings, and use our knowledge and connections to discuss the possible mergers and acquisitions in this 2018 edition of the conspiracy show. In the first hour we light up the JFR Lunatic Short Titan which is part of the Cigar Authority Care Package. It doesn’t stop there as we double dip this week and in the second hour we fire up the Aladino...

Duration:02:03:49

The Guitar Ninja Joins The Cigar Authority

9/29/2018
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You’ve heard us talk about it over the last couple of weeks, and today we welcome Jason Land to the show where we pair cigars with guitars. How does a cigar note sound on a guitar? Jason will tell us, or better yet play it for us as we celebrate the one year anniversary of Studio 21 Podcast Cafe. In the first hour we light up the Connecticut version of the La Galera Shorts and in the second hour we smoke a cigar from The Cigar Authority care package called Studio 21. We will have the usual...

Duration:02:04:51

The Best Show About Nothing… And Cigars

9/22/2018
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Our friends at Cigar Journal blessed us with a four page article where they called us the best show about nothing. Today we will try to live up to that as we do away with show notes. We had no meetings about what would be discussed and we have no idea what we will smoke. Can we really talk about nothing for two hours. Will this be an epic disaster or a load of laughs. We will have the usual suspects such as Versus, Offer Of The Day, Asylum, Classic 3-Way and Cigar News on the number one...

Duration:02:03:10

On Vacation With Los Cabos & Scott Weeks of Recluse Cigars

9/15/2018
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This week The Cigar Authority welcomes Scott Weeks of Recluse Cigars to the show. Scott Weeks describes his cigars as a mini-vacation. We will interview Scott Weeks as we smoke the Recluse Los Cabos. At the bottom of the hour we will recap the 33rd Anniversary dinner. It was an epic (or is it epique?) night attended by 500 guests with representation by 17 brands. We gave away over 400 prizes including a Smokey & The Bandit Trans Am. In the second hour, we light the Aganorsa Signature...

Duration:02:02:35

Jokes and Smokes with Comedian Tony V

9/8/2018
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This week The Cigar Authority welcomes comedian Tony V to show for some jokes and smokes. He’s a Boston area based funny man who has been in some movies and commercials. We will light up the Davidoff Nicaragua Robusto from the Care Package in the first hour. Dave will also read an email and ask if humor can go to far as Barry has felt the wrath of a listener who has called for his job. In the second hour, Tony V will stay with us as we light up an epic cigar, the Byron Epique Poema as we...

Duration:02:09:33

Exploring Humidors with Brad Jarvis from Diamond Crown/JC Newman

9/1/2018
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It's Labor Day weekend and the boys discuss what they have planned for the weekend as they fire up a Diamond Crown No. 4 from The Cigar Authority Care Package. At the bottom of the hour, Brad Jarvis the New England sales representative for JC Newman/Diamond Crown/Arturo Fuente joins us live on the show as we discuss humidors and why Diamond Crown humidors are different. In the second hour of the show we fire up a cigar that should be shipping to retailers soon, the E.P. Carrillo INCH...

Duration:01:58:46

United With Empty Cigar Boxes & An Early Look at the Contenders!

8/25/2018
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This week on The Cigar Authority we double up on cigars from the care package as Dave called an audible for last week's show. So in the first hour we will light up the United Natural Churchill while we look into what you can do with your old cigar boxes. There are some interesting things out, and we might even have a little show and tell for our YouTube audience. In the second hour we will light up the Avo Syncro, which was the cigar we were originally scheduled to smoke on the show. As we...

Duration:02:03:28

The History of Davidoff and Boutique Cigars

8/18/2018
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50 Years ago Davidoff Cigars was born and we fire up the Davidoff 50 Year Diademas Finas in celebration of the Golden Anniversary of the original boutique cigar. We will go through the timeline of this storied company and take a look at other boutique cigars that have made it. In the second hour we fire up a cigar from the current king of boutique cigar companies. Back in 2016 RoMaCraft Cigars made the Firecracker and this year the company released once again for Two Guys Smoke Shop. We’ll...

Duration:02:05:12

Cigar Smoking Is For Big Boys

8/11/2018
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This week we are a man down with Barry on vacation, but we will be joined by him in spirit as we smoke a cigar that could be named for him in Big Boy. It’s part of The Cigar Authority care package and we will let you know our thoughts. In the second hour, we will light up something special so join us for all the shenanigans on the number one cigar podcast in the world. We also have the usual suspects such as Versus, Offer Of The Day, Asylum, Classic 3-Way and Cigar News on the number one...

Duration:02:02:32

A Taste of Italy With Michael Cappellini From Toscano Cigars

8/4/2018
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This week we take a trip to Italy, in spirit as we welcome Michael Cappellini the Brand Ambassador from Toscano Cigars. He’ll tell us about the oldest cigar company in Italy and how his own family history has ties to the Italian company. We’ll light up the Toscano Classico in the first hour and pair it with a nice Espresso as we share our thoughts as the members of the care package smoke it along with us. In the second hour, we will look the bombshell statement from Altria and the reactions...

Duration:02:02:26