Virtual Round Table: Nick Melillo from Foundation Cigars and Dion Giolito from Illusione Cigars
In this episode of the virtual round table, we have Nick Melillo from Foundation Cigars and Dion Giolito from Illusione Cigars. Both of these owners go leaps and bounds for their cigars, finding the right tobacco and blending amazing handcrafted cigars. Come light up a cigar and join us!
Firstly, Nick M., Dion, and Nick L. discuss the allure of Cuban cigars and tobacco and why those types of cigars seem to have a special reputation when it comes to those types of cigars.
Next, Nick and Dion discuss what it’s like growing their cigars on farms down in Nicaragua. They talk about what specific farms they work on, how it is working down there as opposed to farms in Connecticut, and what are some of their favorite smokes they’ve made from Nicaragua.