Box-pressing originated in Cuba and is still practiced there, but many non-Cuban brands have adopted the technique.
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The peculiar stories of parallel brands, cigars that share the same names but are made in separate countries.
General Cigar has made A.J. Fernandez the exclusive manufacturer and distributor for Ramon Allones in the United States.
Danish tobacco company Scandinavian Tobacco Group has agreed to acquire Thompson and Co. of Tampa Inc., (aka. Thompson), one of the industry’s largest catalog and internet cigar retailers.
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 …
What's packaged like the Cuban Partagás number series, has a wrapper like the Partagas Spanish Rosado and is blended with the same fillers as the Partagas 160? The answer is the new Partagas Heritage …
Non-Cuban cigarmakers improve blends and cigars following boom years
There's nothing quite like having a great cigar after a fine meal, or with a superb drink. In the past, cigars were welcomed in many restaurants and bars, but in today's world cigars are a rare sight …
Cuba’s biggest cigar party will feature a pricey new Cohiba as well as a pair of new sizes for the relatively new Partagás Maduro brand.
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