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Willy Herrera

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Drew Estate's master cigar blender Willy Herrera on tobacco, Nicaragua, and following the recipe

Pan Con Podcast

Drew Estate is one of the biggest names in premium cigars. And Willy Herrera, the company’s master blender, is the man responsible not only for developing new cigar blends, but also for ensuring that the blends in the company’s portfolio maintain consistency year over year. In this conversation with chef Michael Beltran on Pan Con Podcast, Willy talks about how he got into the cigar business at his family’s Little Havana factory, El Titán de Bronze, his experience moving to Estelí, Nicaragua when he made the transition to Drew Estate, and how his work producing cigars compares to Mike’s work as the chef partner at Ariete Hospitality Group.In the Patreon-only extended cut of this episode, Mike has five extra food-related questions for Willy.Support Pan Con Podcast and the rest of DADEmag.com on Patreon (and get access to bonus content from this interview):https://www.patreon.com/DADEmagFollow pan Con Podcast:https://www.instagram.com/panconpodcast/Follow Mike Beltran:Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/pigincTwitter:https://www.twitter.com/pigincFollow DADE:Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/DADEMAGInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/dadeigTwitter:https://www.twitter.com/dadetweetsFollow Nick Jiménez:Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/nicolasajimenezTwitter:https://www.twitter.com/nicolasajimenez

1hr 20mins

7 Feb 2021

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Sticks & Sips Episode 20: Bushmills & Herrera Esteli with Jack Ferris of Bushmills and Willy Herrera

Sticks & Sips

Join Frankie and Joey as we walk through the full Herrera Esteli Line and pair it with 3 expressions of Bushmills. Jack Ferris Global Brand Ambassador of Bushmills takes us through the full journey of one of the oldest distilleries in the world. 

1hr 20mins

21 Sep 2020

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Sticks & Sips Episode 12: The 305 Episode with Willy Herrera

Sticks & Sips

It's all things 305 this week on Sticks & Sips. For those who don't know, 305 is the zip code for Miami and we talk to some locals and 305 legends this week. Willy Herrera former master blender of the legendary Miami cigar factory El Titan De Bronze and current master blender of Drew Estate. Frankie makes a mojito and we pair a Herrera Miami with Wynwood Brewing. 

1hr 25mins

12 Jul 2020

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Episode 382 - Willy Herrera of Drew Estate Cigars

KMA Talk Radio

This week we welcome Willy Herrera of Drew Estate Cigars to the show.

1hr 52mins

13 Jun 2020

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In the Tobacco Fields with Willy Herrera (Drew Estate's Master Blender) | Box Press Ep. 22

Box Press

Featured guest Willy Herrera, talks about everything from his blending process to stories behind the creation of some of the cigars we all know and love. This whole conversation takes place while strolling through the tobacco fields on the FSG Farm. Listen on Apple Podcast Here: https://apple.co/2E5iNlZ Listen on Spotify Here: https://spoti.fi/2Y4x7WF Website: https://www.bovedainc.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bovedausa/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/bovedainc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bovedainc/ #BoxPress #Cigars #WillyHerrera #DrewEstate

16mins

16 Jan 2020

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How To Blend A Cigar with Special Guest Willy Herrera

The Cigar Authority

How important is a cigar blender and what role do the play when it comes to a cigar? We will interview Willy Herrera from Drew Estate Cigars as we talk about his path from small boutique factory in Calle Ocho (Miami), Florida to one of the largest in Esteli, Nicaragua. In the first hour of The Cigar Authority we will light up the Herrera Esteli Brazil Maduro Toro Especial from the Care Package as we share our thoughts on this cigar that started showing up at retailers the end of 2018. In the second hour of the show we will fire up a cigar that was exclusive to TAA Stores such as Two Guys Smoke Shop with the Don Pepin Garcia Original 2019 TAA Exclusive. We will share our thoughts on this cigar and catch up on some mail bags as well. We will have all the usual suspects including Versus, Offer of the Day, Cigar News and a peek into the Asylum. The Cigar Authority is a member of the United Podcast Network and is recorded live in front of a studio audience at Studio 21 Podcast Cafe upstairs at Two Guys Smoke Shop in Salem, NH and as always you can find many of the cigars we discuss at http://www.2GuysCigars.com/ Never miss an episode by subscribing to the show via iTunes and Podbean.

1hr 58mins

1 Jun 2019

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Episode 100 - Jon Huber of Crowned Heads & Willy Herrera of Drew Estate interview & EXCLUSIVE cigar announcement!

The Hot Ticket Cigar Podcast

We said we were gonna come out hot for EP 100 and I think we did it! By popular demand we bring on our Dad and ask him some listener questions, and we interview our great friend Mr. Jon Huber of Crowned Heads & up until the show, Mystery guest, but now known guest, Mr. Willy Herrera of Drew Estate. They make an EXCLUSIVE announcement about a collaboration they have been working on together, which is due to release at IPCPR this year!!Thanks greatly to our listeners, fans, guests, and industry acquaintances. It has been a wild ride to 100 and cheers to everyone who supports us! Here is to 100 more! Reach us at: IG Chris - hotticketchris IG Cory - thehotticketpod FB Group - "The hot ticket cigar faction"Visit Crowned heads @crownedheads.comVisit Willy Herrera & Drew Estate @drewestate.com

1hr 56mins

21 May 2019