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The 25 Best Cigars of the Year 2012 - #7 - Ashton Heritage Puro Sol Belicoso No. 2

This somewhat off the radar variety, called Puro Sol, is also the only Ashton made with Cameroon wrappers, which come from the Meerapfel familiy, the leading name in Cameroon tobacco.
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Stronger La Aroma Makes Market Debut - Mi Amor Reserva

La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Reserva, a stronger, darker version of the La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor brand, has reached retailer shelves. The smokes are rolled for Ashton Distributors Inc. of Philadelphia by My Father Cigars, the Nicaraguan company run by the Garcia family.
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Robert Levin inducted into Cigar Aficionado's Hall of Fame Class of 2012

Robert Levin’s first whiff of the cigar business came at the tender age of 11 when he was tasked to sweep the floors of Holt’s Cigar Store, his father’s tobacco shop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was not until 1972, though, that Levin entered the cigar business full time. Back then, Holt’s was a profitable, but small, cigar merchant. Levin saw potential for growth. He seized an opportunity to purchase Harry A. Tint & Sons, another Philadelphia cigar store, in 1980, and soon created the Ashton cigar brand.
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First New La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor added to line

La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor, the No. 2 cigar in the world as ranked by Cigar Aficionado magazine, has added its first new size since the launch of the brand in 2010. The size is called Duque, a parejo measuring 5 1/4 inches by 56 ring gauge. It has a suggested retail price of $7.25 per cigar.
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The 25 Best Cigars of the Year 2011 - #2 - La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Belicoso

Ashton Distributors Inc. has broken new ground with the creation of La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor. The cigar brand is the first from Philadelphia’s Ashton to be made with a Mexican wrapper.
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La Aroma de Cuba Adds Two New Sizes

The La Aroma de Cuba brand has added two more vitolas to its portfolio—a corona and a double corona—bringing the brand to eight sizes total. Owned by Philadelphia-based Ashton Distributors Inc., La Aroma de Cuba is made in Nicaragua at My Father Cigars S.A.
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Ashton VSG Pegasus makes debut

The Pegasus measures five-inches long by 54 ring gauge, and like all VSGs it comes wrapped in Ecuador Sumatra wrapper. What makes it unusual is the lack of box pressing—this is one of only three sizes of VSGs shipped round, rather than pressed. (The other two are the Wizard and the Eclipse.)
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Ashton Events


Ashton is proud to offer the very finest in experiential consumer events and tastings in partnership with authorized Ashton retailers. Browse through the list below to locate an upcoming Ashton Event near you!

September 25, 2018

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



The Party Source / The Beer Sellar
301 Riverboat Row
Newport, KY
Phone: 859-291-4007
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

September 26, 2018

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Smoker Friendly
754 South Perry
Castle Rock, CO
Phone: 303-503-4627
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

September 27, 2018

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Edward's Pipe & Cigar Shop
111 W Prospect Rd
Fort Collins, CO
Phone: 970-226-5311
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Jungle Jim's Fairfield
5440 Dixie Hwy
Fairfield, OH
Phone: 513-674-6000
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Queensbury Cigar & Pipe
1036 State Rt 9
Queensbury , NY
Phone: 518-615-0107
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Ultimate Cigars
31 N Federal hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Phone: 954-779-1110
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



King Corona
1523 E 7th Ave
Tampa, FL
Phone: 813-247-6738
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

September 28, 2018

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Jungle Jim's Eastgate
4450 Eastgate Blvd
Cincinnati, OH
Phone: 513-519-5830
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Twins Smoke Shop
80 Perkins Rd
Londonderry, NH
Phone: 603-421-0242
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

September 29, 2018

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Twins Smoke Shop
80 Perkins Rd
Londonderry, NH
Phone: 603-421-0242
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

October 5, 2018

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Humidor Worlds Finest Cigars
1378 W Government St
Brandon, MS
Phone: 601-825-6525
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Cutter's Cigar
715 W Lumsden Road
Brandon, FL
Phone: 813-319-4242
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

October 11, 2018

Ashton Dinner Event



Ambassador Cigars & Spirits
3614 Rochester Rd
Troy, MI
Phone: 248-250-9716
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

San Cristobal & San Cristobal Quintessence Event



Imperial Cigar & Lounge
403 Hwy 6 South
Sugar Land, TX
Phone: 832-532-1699
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

October 12, 2018

La Aroma de Cuba Spotlight Tasting



Luv Sun Inc
1613 Livernois Rd
Troy, MI
Phone: 248-404-9999
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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