An extraordinarily wet and humid May has damaged Cuba’s premium tobacco crop, nearly all of which was curing in barns.
Early reports from Pinar del Río, the province where Cuba’s finest tobacco is produced, indicate that there has been no significant damage from the passage of Hurricane Michael.
The 2017–2018 tobacco harvest is under way in Pinar del Río, Cuba’s prime tobacco-growing region, and first reports from the province indicate the crop is excellent.
Five small farms in Western Cuba grow some of the finest cigar tobacco leaves in the entire world.
Our June 2017 Cigar Aficionado tasting, now available to view on our website, shows how well non-Cuban cigars can stand toe-to-toe with smokes from Havana. Each of the top-scoring cigars are made …
Many manufacturers of premium cigars are concentrating their efforts to get all new cigar products to the market before August 8. This is the deadline imposed by the Food & Drug Administration, which …
The Tobacconists’ Association of America is holding a conference and trade show in La Romana, Dominican Republic, featuring 21 special cigars made solely for the retail members of the organization.
Our trip to Vuelta Abajo includes a visit with the young lion of shade tobacco.
Wynwood Hills is a 4 1/2 inch by 50 ring gauge robusto that’s available in either Sumatra, broadleaf or Corojo wrappers.
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