Mario W Palacios - Serial Entrepreneur, Expert Consultant, Businessman


Cigar Industry Expert & Brand Development Consultant


In 1998, MARIO W PALACIOS began in the cigar industry as an operations manager for an exclusive cigar distributor. In 2002, he founded Tabacalera J.E.M. Corp, dedicating his efforts to producing higher quality, handmade cigars.


Under his management, Tabacalera J.E.M. was credited with producing “The Ash Cigar,” which became recognized as the most promising cigar in the 2005 RTDA New Orleans show.


By 2007, Mr. Palacios had gone on to develop a new premium line of cigars – “The M. Palacios” cigar line – using blends consisting of leaves from Nicaragua, Peru, and Mexico, formally having created his very own cigar brand – PALACIOS CIGARS.



Blended with the finest and best selected leaves from diverse latitudes within Nicaragua, resulting in an exclusive blend you are certain to enjoy.


PALACIOS CIGARS is a company dedicated to producing high-quality cigars. Today, we are proud to be working with the Tirador Ramos Factory and Master Blender Gerardo Arsenio Ramos Jr. – a Cuban family with 70 years of experience in the industry.


All Palacios Cigars lines are handmade to perfection.


Harvested tobacco plants are cured, fermented and aged to perfection from the fields of Esteli, Condega, and Jalapa, Nicaragua. The diversity of our harvest contributes to our unique aromas and flavors. Our distinctive varieties of tobacco grown in diverse latitudes within Nicaragua results in an exclusive blend you are certain to enjoy.



Creating Memories in Your Family’s Legacy


We produce three (3) wrappers – Habano, Connecticut, and Maduro – in four (4) different sizes as follows – 50×7 1/2 Churchill, 54×6 1/2 Torpedo, 50×5 Robusto, and 60×6 1/2 Gigante – and look forward to you enjoying them as much as we enjoy producing them.


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