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2019 IPCPR: Ventura Cigar Company 2019 IPCPR

Ventura Cigar Company 2019 IPCPR




Inspired By The Old World, Created For The New! Ventura Cigar Company showcased two of it’s latest offerings at the 2019 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas NV.

True legends of the business, Menendez and Quesada are teaming up for the first time in an exciting new passion project from Michael Giannini and Ventura Cigar Company (VCC).

Led by their longtime friend, Giannini, Menendez and Quesada have each collaborated on a namesake blend for Cuban Cigar Factory.



The Benji Menendez for Cuban Cigar Factory: available in a Robusto, Toro, and Belicoso, a rich, silky smooth blend featuring a Dominican binder, Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers, and a Connecticut Ecuadorian wrapper. 



Manolo Quesada is a fourth-generation master from a lineage of tobacco growers, brokers, and blenders that stretch back over a century.

The Manolo Quesada for Cuban Cigar Factory – available in a Robusto, Toro, and Belicoso, a rich and savory blend featuring an Ecuadorian binder, Dominican fillers, and a Habano Ecuador wrapper.



On display was the PSyKo SEVEN Nicaragua, the fresh, bold blend created in collaboration with rising industry star, Indiana Ortez.

All eyes have been turned toward the PSyKo SEVEN Nicaragua cigar since its debut at TAA 2019.

And enthusiasts everywhere have been anticipating the rich, relaxing smoke seen all over Instagram since the show.

PSyKo SEVEN Nicaragua is the second collaboration between Ventura Cigar Company and Indiana Ortez.

The young blender is the master behind the Fathers, Friends, and Fire cigar, which earned industry accolades when it launched in Spring 2018.



PSyKo SEVEN Nicaragua Sizes:

  • Robusto: 5 x 50
  • Toro: 6 x 50
  • Gordo: 6 x 60


PSyKo SEVEN Nicaragua is hand-rolled in the Ortez factory, Condega Nicaragua, and is wrapped in a 2007 vintage Desflorada wrapper.

The cigars will be available in 20-count boxes.



Dawn of Destiny is a medium-full-bodied blend. This Perez-Carrillo-crafted cigar features a smooth wrapper from Ecuador, which surrounds a binder and filler tobaccos from Nicaragua. Dawn of Destiny will be available in a 5 x 50 Robusto, 6 x 52 Toro, and 6 x 60 Gordo.



Chapter 3’s Sacred Scales is a full-bodied cigar that offers a rich, signature Ernesto Perez-Carrillo smoking experience, featuring a San Andres Maduro wrapper from Mexico, an Ecuadorian binder, and filler tobaccos from Nicaragua.

Sacred Scales will be available in a 5 x 50 Robusto, 6 x 52 Toro, and 6 x 60 Gordo.



The blends were created as a collaboration between longtime friends and industry leaders, Michael Giannini and Ernesto Perez Carrillo.

The cigars, named Sacred Scales and Dawn of Destiny, are crafted by Cigar Master Ernesto Perez-Carrillo in the Dominican Republic.





Toar Campbell

Love of all things cigars, craft beer, Stouts, IPA's (any beer). Follow me on Untappd @Toar Campbell. Writer, reviewer, founder
Toar Campbell

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