Today we bring you some choice video clips from YouTube that take you deep inside the cigar manufacturing process for an insider’s look at the production of these premium artisan products.
Don Pepin Garcia takes center stage in this 11-minute behind-the-scenes video. You’ll see every part of the cigar manufacturing process in this revealing and well-shot documetary. It’s set to great South American music and the lack of commentary makes it easier to focus on the amazing craftsmanship that goes into making premium cigars:
For high production value, you can’t go wrong with this wonderfully shot 7½-minute clip from a History Channel special on cigar making. As you might expect, the video gets into the history of the cigar as well as providing great behind-the-scenes footage:
This short documentary set in the cigar industry hotbed of Esteli, Nicaragua explores the negative economic ramifications of increased tobacco taxes. There’s also a lot of great in-factory eye candy:
Finally, have you ever wondered what goes into the creation of the ultra-premium Fuente Fuente Opus X line? Check out this 10-minute documentary clip which features factory footage and interviews with the line’s chief architects. (Embedding was disabled for this video, you’ll have to visit the link to see it.)