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Daily Archive: December 18, 2014

Cigar Aficionado Explores The New Chapter In U.S.-Cuba Relations

Yesterday, the United States government announced sweeping changes to its longstanding embargo against Cuba. Continue reading →

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Cuban Rum Still On Sidelines Despite Diplomatic Deal

While the U.S. and Cuba have agreed to restore full diplomatic relations for the first time in more than 50 years, there’s no sign that Cuban rum will enter the U.S. market any time soon—at least not in large quantities. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 18, 2014

•Cigar Aficionado is poised to unveil its Cigar of the Year for 2014—a culmination of test smoking more than 700 cigars throughout the year. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 18, 2014

•Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Founders Brewing has agreed to sell a 30% stake to Spain’s Mahou San Miguel Brewery for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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