Joining Cuba’s cigar experts to evaluate blends for Havana’s future cigars.
A look at what has changed—and what has not—in Havana since 1992.
President Trump is ending the short-lived Obama-era détente with Cuba.
While restrictions on Cuba tourism have loosened and many new travel opportunities exist, bargain prices are disappearing.
Cigar lovers and industry heavyweights gathered in Havana in March to celebrate the best of Cuba, its tobacco and its culture .
Much is made of the romance of Cuban cigars, but often overlooked is an analytical approach to maintaining quality.
Out of the fiasco of the Bay of Pigs came the delicate negotiations that freed hundreds of prisoners and kick-started relations with Cuba.
Again the regulations have changed, making it even easier to import Cuban cigars. But gray areas still lurk.
Cigar Aficionado names the five Cuban cigars that have stood the test of time and are must-haves for lovers of fine Havana cigars.
Cuba’s wealth of antique autos is not only a tourist draw, but a symbol of the people’s resiliency and the country’s socioeconomic transformation.
The cigar-making facility may have moved to a new location in Havana, but the spirit of the famous Cuban cigar brand lives on.
Humidores Habana builds some of Cuba’s most elaborate wooden sculptures, designed to store the country’s greatest cigars.
The black-and-gold curtained walls darkened the gigantic Pabexpo ballroom, the setting for the final night of the 18th Festival del Habano. The words of Cuba's most iconic brand, Cohiba, …
Abel Expósito Diaz, the former assistant director of the cigar shop at the Partagás Factory in downtown Havana, wants nothing more than to put the last three years behind him. He has opened …
Robustos. Partagás. Cohiba Robustos Supremos or Partagás Gran Reservas. Cohiba Behike 56. Those were the most common answers from Cuban cigar retailers around the world in a recent …
The men at the elevators at Cigar Aficionado's New York City offices last summer looked like any other group of cigarmakers—wearing guayaberas or sleek fashionable outfits and projecting an …
Patience is a virtue, especially in the cigar business. Cigar tobacco doesn’t like to be rushed, and going from seed to smoke takes years. But if you’ve been waiting on Cuba’s new version …