Antillian Cigar Introduces Three New Cigar Brands
Antillian Cigar Corporation, owner of popular cigar brands such as Sosa, Imperio Cubano and Macabi, explodes onto the cigar scene this summer with the introduction of three new brands. The new brands, Sosa Underground, 60 by Sosa, and Sosa Family Selection, are a collaboration of new and old cigar traditions by the Sosa family created to appeal to the individuality of the cigar lover.
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Weekly Interview with Juan B. Sosa, Master Blender
1998 -- The Sosa family has been in the cigar industry
since the early 1900's in Cuba. They began as tobacco growers
and later transitioned into the manufacturing and distribution
of premium hand rolled cigars. They began small at the turn
of the century but by the 1920's, Santa Julia, their hacienda
in the Las Villas region of Cuba, became known and respected
for its superior quality products. The family moved its
operation to the Dominican Republic and the United States
in the 1960's and founded the Antillian Cigar Corporation.
Today the company, headed by master blender Juan B. Sosa,
distributes six premium brands of cigars: Sosa, Sosa Family
Selection, Macabi, El Imperio Cubano, E. Trinidad by Sosa,
and Royal Honduras. The company also owns and operates a
chain of cigar shops in the Miami area under the Macabi
Mr. Juan B. Sosa agreed to take time out of his busy schedule
to answer a few questions for Cigar Weekly Magazine. He
also graciously agreed to answer a few questions from our
- Interview With Juan Sosa Sr.
February 10, 2007 - In this episode Kris Baso interviews
Juan Sosa Sr.
of Sosa Cigars during a cigar rolling event.