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Tobacconist Tip #533
What is a cigar maker? Literally speaking, a cigar maker is a roller (torcedore), or the factory owner who manager/controls roller production. But this term is very limiting because a cigar maker can be a blender or a farmer as well. When we use the term cigar maker, we are typically taking the broad view and describing any one of the artisans and experts involved in cigar cultivation and production.
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