Thursday, November 20, 2014
New U.K. Regional Edition Cuban
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Le Hoyo de San Juan Reaches World Markets
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Holographic Band to Appear on Cohiba Linea Clásica, 1492 Lines
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Cuban Sommeliers Taste California’s Forbidden Fruit
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Habanos S.A. Marketing Director Leaves
- More from Cuba
Cuba Creates Cigars for Women
Posted: February 1, 2011
Worldwide Cuban cigar distributor Habanos S.A. has announced the release of a cigar made especially for women: the Romeo y Julieta Julieta, a 4 ¾-inch long, 33 ring gauge petit cigar.
Habanos said the Julieta size was created not only to please female cigar smokers, but in honor of the company's female employees who are essential to the manufacture of Cuban cigars.
"In Cuba, the participation of women is indispensable in all agricultural and manufacturing processes of Habanos. In fact, many processes are carried out by the majority of women and their particular sensibility, care and knowledge contribute to the making of such unique product as the Habano," declared Habanos in an official press release.
The cigars come packaged in rounded tins of five cigars designed especially for this release.
The Julieta size was first announced at last year's Habanos festival and it's taken nearly a year later for the little smokes to be ready for the market.
Although the cigar is intended for the fairer sex, Cigar Aficionado will be smoking them anyway. Look for ratings in an upcoming issue.
Click here to see a photo gallery of famous women who have graced the pages of Cigar Aficionado magazine.
Comments 6 comment(s)
Steve Mazzuca — February 1, 2011 1:55pm ET
Taylor Franklin — February 1, 2011 8:38pm ET
Jeremiah Wood — Athens, GA, — February 2, 2011 11:52am ET
James Holly — Peoria, AZ, USA, — February 17, 2011 5:09pm ET
Georgy Orloff — Moscow, Moscow, Russia, — February 22, 2011 5:49am ET
Luke Beaudry — February 22, 2011 12:16pm ET
You must be logged in to post a comment.