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Domenico is the name of a brand of hand-made cigars produced by the Domenico Cigar and Tobacco Growers’ Cooperative in Potamia
Potamia, Larissa
Potamia is a former municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Elassona, of which it is a municipal unit. Population 5,065 . The seat of the municipality was in Vlachogiannio.-References:...

, Greece
Greece
Greece , officially the Hellenic Republic , and historically Hellas or the Republic of Greece in English, is a country in southeastern Europe....

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Background


The company was founded in at the initiative of Yiannis Tsoutsos, the mayor of Potamia. Greece had no tradition in cigar manufacturing, so Tsoutsos and a group of local agriculturists travelled to Cuba in 2000 to acquire a fundamental know-how of the industry. After a period of trial-and-error, the Domenico brand was launched in 2004.

The current line of cigars includes coronas
Cigar
A cigar is a tightly-rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco that is ignited so that its smoke may be drawn into the mouth. Cigar tobacco is grown in significant quantities in Brazil, Cameroon, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Philippines, and the Eastern...

, robustos, churchills
Cigar
A cigar is a tightly-rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco that is ignited so that its smoke may be drawn into the mouth. Cigar tobacco is grown in significant quantities in Brazil, Cameroon, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Philippines, and the Eastern...

 and cigarillos
Cigarillo
A cigarillo is a short, narrow cigar. Unlike cigarettes, cigarillos are wrapped not in paper but in whole-leaf tobacco. Cigarillos can be found for purchase alone or in packs, and are often made without filters...

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