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Pacific Cigar Releases Regional Rey del Mundo

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Pacific Cigar Ltd, the Habanos distributor for Cuban cigars in the Asia Pacific region, has released the El...more

Posted: March 27, 2013    By Gregory Mottola


Cuba : Cuba News

Cigar Aficionado's Continuing Habanos Festival Coverage

Cigar Aficionado is back from Havana. Our editors were in Cuba last week to cover the 15th annual Festival del Habano, or Habanos Festival, where...more

Posted: March 8, 2013    By CA Staff


Cuba : Cuba News

Romeo y Julieta Reserve Churchill Coming to Global Market

The Romeo y Julieta Reserva Churchill, the first time that the Romeo y Julieta brand has been chosen for Cuba’s Reserva program, is about to ship...more

Posted: February 21, 2013    By Gregory Mottola


Cuba : Cuba News

A Day at the La Corona Factory

The long journey a tobacco leaf takes through a Cuban cigar factory, from front door to cigar box

Posted: February 4, 2013    By Gordon Mott


Cuba : Cuba News

Rafael Gonzalez Perla Makes Its Way Around Europe

While the rest of the world had to wait, Spain was the first country to receive the Rafael Gonzalez Perla back in late 2011, but now, the little...more

Posted: February 1, 2013    By Gregory Mottola


Cuba : Cuba News

Habanos Gets Another New Leader

Today is the last day on the job for Buenaventura Jiménez Sánchez-Cañete, a Spaniard with nearly 30 years experience in the tobacco world who has...more

Posted: December 14, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

Cigars Sell for More Than $1,000 Each at Auction

Would you pay more than $1,000 for a cigar? An anonymous bidder did recently at a London auction of aged cigars, nearly all of them Cuban. The...more

Posted: December 12, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

New Leader At Habanos

In a reorganization of Cuba's cigar company, Walfrido Hernandez Mesa was officially named co-president of Habanos S.A. today. Hernandez will work...more

Posted: November 27, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

Great Britain Receives New Regional Edition Smoke

Less than five months after receiving the 2011 Regional Edition Punch Medalla d’Oro, cigar shops in the United Kingdom have received their 2012...more

Posted: October 9, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

Buying At The Source

Purchasing Cuban cigars in Havana can mean good bargains, especially when you stick to the older brands.

Posted: September 20, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

Partagás Edición Limitada 2012 Trickles into Global Market

Four days ago, Habanos S.A., the international distributor for all Cuban cigars, announced that the Partagás Edición Limitada Serie C No. 3 would...more

Posted: September 13, 2012    By Gregory Mottola


Cuba : Cuba News

New Cohiba Pirámides Extra Now Arriving On Market

The new Cohiba Pirámides Extra, the first figurado in the regular-production Cohiba line, is making its way to market. The cigars have gone on sale...more

Posted: September 5, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

First Edición Limitada of 2012 Coming Soon

Cuba’s trio of Edición Limitada cigars—eagerly anticipated smokes bearing dark wrappers—typically don’t arrive until September or later, but...more

Posted: July 20, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

91-Point H. Upmanns Arriving in Tins

Cuba’s tiny and relatively new H. Upmann Half Corona, a 3 1/2-inch long, 44 ring gauge smoke, has been on the market for some time, but only in...more

Posted: July 11, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

Punch Up In Britain: Medalla d'Oro for U.K.

The newest Cuban Regional Edition cigar is a Punch made for Great Britain....more

Posted: June 13, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

Cuban Quintero Brand Gets New Size

The handmade, short filler Cuban brand Quintero now has a thick new size: Favoritos. The heftiest cigar in the brand’s line-up, Favoritos is...more

Posted: April 20, 2012    By Gregory Mottola


Cuba : Cuba News

A Ton of Undeclared Cuban Cigars Confiscated in Rome

What was supposed to be a one-ton pallet full of eggs in Rome’s Leonardo Da Vinci airport ended up being over a million Euro worth of undeclared...more

Posted: April 13, 2012    By Gregory Mottola


Cuba : Cuba News

Regional Edition Bolivars Arrive in United Kingdom

The Bolivar Britanicas, one of the United Kingdom’s Regional Edition Cuban cigars for 2011, has finally arrived on British shores, quite later than...more

Posted: April 11, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

Coming Soon From Cuba: 2012 Edición Limitadas

The Cuban cigar industry typically unveils its trio of Edición Limtada cigars at the annual Habanos Festival. This year, however, it only released...more

Posted: March 5, 2012    By David Savona


Cuba : Cuba News

Cigar Aficionado Reports from Cuba's Habanos Festival

Our editors are in Cuba to cover the 14th annual Festival del Habano, or Habanos Festival, where they will sample the latest in Cuban cigars, meet...more

Posted: March 5, 2012    By CA Staff


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