In September 2014, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo, owner of EPC Cigar Co., hit a home run with his La Historia line. Shortly after launch, the cigar performed well in a Cigar Insider vertical tasting, with the brand averaging 90 points, [more]
Ernesto Perez Carrillo introducing our new 5th Year Anniversary cigar[more]
Cigarmaker Ernesto Perez-Carrillo has just released the E.P. Carrillo Cardinal Series, and he claims that it's the strongest, most full-bodied cigar in his entire brand portfolio. His company handed out samples of the new blend over the summer during the IPCPR trade show, and the cigars began shipping to tobacconists last week.
"We wanted to round out the E.P. Carrillo portfolio with a [more]
Ernesto Perez-Carrillo has been making cigars for a long time. He learned his craft from his father, working in Little Havana at their tiny factory called El Credito Cigars, the birthplace of the non-Cuban La Gloria Cubana. That smoke became one of the first true hits of the cigar boom, and grew into something far larger. Later Perez-Carrillo sold his business to Swedish Match AB, and in March 200 [more]