or in region Catemaco, Veracruz

Six generations of Mexican cigars by William B. Kaliher

Señor Turrent is in the field examining the crops every morning. That hands-on expertise and care meant something to me. From my family background, I knew what planting, touching a leaf and harvesting meant to any farmer. I know the threat of bad weather and pests. I guessed Mr. Turrent was a man of the soil as much as, if not more, than a businessman.

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Alberto Turrent and Te-Amo: Six generations of Mexican cigars William B. Kaliher

Mexico's famous Te-Amo cigar comes from Sihuapan, near Catemaco, Veracruz. The producer — Turrent, Nueva Matacapan Tabacos, S.A. de C.V. — takes its name from the owner, Alberto Turrent, the fifth ... read more
Published or Updated on: November 23, 2010 by William B. Kaliher © 2010
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Bill Kaliher conducts small group tours to experience the real Mexico. For more information, visit Bill's Mexican Tours.

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