Last year, Omar de Frias left NASA after 12 years to focus on his growing cigar company, Fratello. Now, he is turning back to his time at NASA for Fratello’s latest release, Navetta, Italian for shuttle.
LIVE from the Serino Royale Cigar Studios in Salem, NH. On Today’s show, we will be lighting up a new age classic, The Fratello, a cigar made by Omar de Frias.
Cigar Weekly presents its Top 10 Cigars of 2016: Part 1 of 3
Welcome to 2017, and the first official 'Top 10' published by Cigar Weekly! 2016 was a very interesting year in cigar-life, as manufacturers and consumers alike aimed for exciting new releases along with the continued availability of well established favorites.
Omar de Frias, the man who willed Fratello into being, is a complex as his cigar.
By William C. Nelson
Omar de Frias' dreams of his first career were dashed at an early age when persistent knee injuries prevented the 6'9" Dominican from pursuing a pro basketball career.