La Palina

Welcome to the Dark Side

  Villiger Cabareté Cigars Box Pressed Maduro                                                            Although known for its non-humidified Dutch-style cigars, the 126-year-old Swiss-based Villiger recently began offering premium humidified smokes. One of its […]

Holiday Stars: United States

LA PALINA MR. SAM Hand rolled in Miami’s Little Havana, this 4¾×54 robusto carries the nickname that factory workers gave to La Palina president Bill Paley’s grandfather, the man who started the family’s original cigar company in 1896. When his grandson Bill returned to his cigar-making roots a few years ago, he called his company […]

A Killer Cigar

Although the late William S. Paley founded the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) in 1928, he got his start in business working at his father’s cigar company and selling radio advertising for the family’s flagship La Palina brand. That was the inspiration that prompted Paley’s son, William C. Paley, to return to his family’s roots by […]