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Jorge L. Padron



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1575 SW First Street

Miami, Florida,33135

United States

Company Description

Padrón Cigars Offical Website. Recognized world-wide for delivering only the finest, handmade, complex cigars. Top ranked, best-of-the-best, Cigar Afficionado and Cigar Insider. ...more

Background Information

Employment History


Padron Brick

General Manager and Miami Division

Keeman Brick and Supply Company


Ayuda Inc

Member of . Iraida Mendez-Cartaya, CPA, Lobbyist - Dade County School Board



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CRA - Cigar Rights of America [cached]

Jorge Padron
Owner, Padron Cigar Company

Auyda, Inc. - Board of Directors [cached]

. Jorge Luis Padron, MBA, President - Padron Cigars

Baron Associates | Home [cached]

Bruce Baron and his good friend Sal Salmieri being graciously hosted by Jorge Padron (President of Padron Cigar company)in little Havana, Miami.

El Martillito: Lessons from the hammer | Tobacconist magazine [cached]

"For us, the hammer is a symbol of hard work, perseverance and a commitment to certain philosophies on how to do things and taking pride in what you do," explains Jorge Padron, president of Padron Cigars.
"As soon as he sees the tobacco in Nicaragua, he falls in love with it," explains Jorge. "It was basically overnight," says Jorge. The only source of tobacco used in Padron Cigars, the tobacco that had made Padron a dependable, consistent brand, was from the volcanic-enriched soil of Nicaragua. Jorge started working for the company during that time, and he struggled to understand why his father would let Padron "just disintegrate" like that. He told his father, "We need to get tobacco from somewhere else. "We went back to Nicaragua in 1990, and it was a disaster," Jorge says with a subtle smile, reflecting a relief of challenges past. "We had one warehouse, one farm left. We had to start everything from scratch. It took us from 1990 to 2013 to get back to where we were in 1985. And now this year we're going to produce 7 million cigars." That same philosophy is also evident in how Padron creates and manufactures its cigars. "Vertical integration is something we've been stressing for years," Jorge explains. Jorge adds, "Over the years we've been fortunate enough to be able to go even further. "I think we're a company that has a unique product offering, in that we offer all types of products at different price points and profiles," says Jorge. "It was interesting, to say the least," Jorge says with a laugh. "I won't tell you what he said, but obviously he didn't initially embrace the concept because that's not the cigar he would normally smoke. But he's come to trust me, my sisters and my brothers. If I were to have suggested this 27 years ago, he would have told me to take a hike. Now, he considers it." Damaso, named after Jose's grandfather who immigrated to Cuba from the Canary Islands in the late 1880s, was created to get more people to try Padron and reach that consumer that may have shied away from the company's reputation for strong cigars. "We recognized we were missing out every time a consumer walked into a retail shop and requested a milder cigar," Jorge says. "I want Padron to be in the equation of products that are offered at all levels. So Damaso is a milder cigar but with a lot of flavor. And it's made with the same consistency and complexity of our other cigars. So it's not geared toward the typical smoker of Padron that prefers full-body cigars. It's a product that will appeal to people that would not normally smoke a Padron. Before, when a customer walked into a shop looking for a milder cigar, there wasn't a Padron to offer. Now you do." Jorge says they're producing Damaso in small production and are ready to see how the market reacts, open to hearing back from consumers. "For me, this is a marathon, not a sprint," he explains.

Havana Connections [cached]

Jorge Padron in Richmond VA on Wed Oct 2!
Don't miss Jorge Padron of Padron Cigars at Havana '59 Restaruant tomorrow night, Wednesday October 2nd from 5:45pm until 8pm. If you are not familiar with Padron Cigars, then you had better come to this event and be prepared to astound your palate. The Padron farms in Nicaragua produce 3 of the most highest rated brands in Cigar Aficionado Magazine cigar history! We will have deals on the Classic Series, 1964 Anniversary, Serie 1926, and the Family Series at this event. Best of all, you will get to smoke a Padron with the man himself, Jorge Padron. This event is being held on the 2nd floor of Havana '59 Cuban Restaraunt in Shockoe Bottom. Event tickets are $25 each, and will get you 2 cigars (Padron 3000 and a Padron 1964 Toro), hors' oeuvres, cash bar, and event only cigar deals! Tickets can be purchased in advance at any Havana Connections location, or at the door tomorrow night! We hope to see you there! Padron Cigar Event w/ Jorge Padron Wednesday October 2nd 5:45-8pm Havana '59 Cuban Restaraunt 16 North 17th Street Richmond, Va 23219 Jorge Padron, president of Padron Cigars will be on hand at this event to introduce the all new Padron Family Reserve No. 45. Havana Connections will be one of the first shops in the country to receive this all new cigar! The Family Reserve was a blend that was developed exclusively for the Padron Family. A prototype Torpedo vitola was cautiously sampled by Jorge Padron at certain events through the past few years. This all new size is the first time this blend has been commercially available. We will have fantastic deals this night as well. Along with discounts, you may receive a FREE Padron Ashtray and/or a one of a kind Padron Golf Shirt! Tickets are on sale now for $10 in advance or $20 the day of the event. At the door you will receive a Padron 1964 Exclusivo and we will of course have your favorite frosty beverages available. Be sure to get your ticket soon and come meet Jorge Padron himself!

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