I first me Orlando on Facebook after someone had commented on our show that we should book him for a show. Never heard of this Orlando guy, but I reached out and I'm glad I did. When I say this guy has personality, it doesn't do it justice.
The building has been around for over 200 years. Nowhere else in the United States I can think of can you smoke in a building that old. The business itself will be celebrating it’s centennial in two years. That’s right, Federal Cigar was started in 1921 and has been in business ever since. Before that, a place called United Tobacco began in 1904 but was renamed Federal a year into Prohibition.
We want to join with our readers to learn more about the world of premium cigars. As we learn, we can also help others to understand and appreciate the dedication, care, and craftsmanship that go into each cigar that we enjoy. Along the way, we will try to learn about the materials, the places, the methods, the market, and most of all, the people.