The Art of Enjoying a Fine Cigar

Smoking a cigar involves much more than just stuffing tobacco leaves in your face, lighting and sucking. While it’s likely true that anyone who can walk to the fountain and get a drink of water can also successfully smoke a cigar, there are some techniques that will allow you the greatest enjoyment of the flavors, […]

Cuba: 25 Years Later

A look at what has changed—and what has not—in Havana since 1992 The golden era of Cuban cigars was in full force in the fall of 1992. The end of the Soviet Union’s subsidies early that year had not yet severely affected the economy, and the tobacco industry still had plenty of raw materials, including […]

A Gentleman’s Guide to Cigar Etiquette

While many gentlemen smoke cigars, not all cigar smokers are gentlemen. The mark of a true gentleman is his ability to smoothly navigate any social situation. To do this, he must familiarize himself with etiquette—including the etiquette that governs the smoking of cigars. The following is a list of ten rules that gentlemen always follows […]

H. Upmann Robustos Añejados (Aged Habanos)

Habanos Añejados have been aged in Cuba, in perfect conditions of preservation, for a minimum of five years H. Upmann Robustos Añejados will be available in all points of sales around the world in the next weeks Habanos, S.A. , presents to the market the H. Upmann Robustos Añejados. These Habanos already rolled, aged in Cuba […]

Cohiba Majestuosos 1966

Cohiba Majestuosos 1966 is a unique vitola, designed especially by Habanos, S.A. to mark the 50th anniversary of the brand, established in 1966. The 20 Habanos in this exclusive edition, with a full strength flavour, have been made Totalmente a Mano con Tripa Larga – Totally Handmade with Long Filler – after a selection of exquisite […]

AUTHENTICITY CHECK

A new Warranty Seal has been gradually introduced in all the packaging where two new elements are to be added. On the right hand, a hologram as a security item will be added and on the left hand, next to the Cote d´ Arms, a bar code will personalize every package.  This label will always […]

CIGAR TASTING : THE ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

“Organoleptic” are the cigar characteristics that can be perceived by our senses. The gustatory and retro-olfactory aspects being the most important in the tasting of a cigar, we are mostly talking here about the parameters connected to aromas, tastes (or palate perceptions) and nicotine strength. You cannot take an isolated characteristic at the time. Tasting and enjoying […]

Habanos News World

There are in the world just a few things that are known without question to be the best of their kind. A Habano  or Havana cigar  is one of them. In Cuba in 1492 the Spanish expedition commanded by Christopher Columbus saw tobacco for the first time in the New World. The Taino Indians rolled […]