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Collecting Cuban Cigars

Collecting Cuban Cigars

Collecting Cuban cigars may sound like a luxury to Americans, but aficionados the world over routinely lay down Havanas for future enjoyment and even profit.

July 8, 2019
Hefty Havanas: Cuban Cigars Are Getting Thicker...And More Popular

Hefty Havanas: Cuban Cigars Are Getting Thicker...And More Popular

Two decades ago, a Cuban cigar thicker than 50-ring-gauge was an anomaly. Today, hefty new Havanas are everywhere.

January 17, 2019
A Seat On Cuba’s Official Tasting Panel

A Seat On Cuba’s Official Tasting Panel

Joining Cuba’s cigar experts to evaluate blends for Havana’s future cigars.

May 1, 2018
Cuba: 25 Years Later

Cuba: 25 Years Later

A look at what has changed—and what has not—in Havana since 1992.

December 1, 2017
Trump's New Cuba Plan

Trump's New Cuba Plan

President Trump is ending the short-lived Obama-era détente with Cuba. 

October 1, 2017
The Big Show

The Big Show

Cigar lovers and industry heavyweights gathered in Havana in March to celebrate the best of Cuba, its tobacco and its culture .

June 1, 2017
Behind the Cuban Mystique

Behind the Cuban Mystique

Much is made of the romance of Cuban cigars, but often overlooked is an analytical approach to maintaining quality.

April 1, 2017
Cuba’s New Cigar Stars

Cuba’s New Cigar Stars

Cigar Aficionado names the five Cuban cigars that have stood the test of time and are must-haves for lovers of fine Havana cigars.

December 1, 2016
The New Partagás Factory

The New Partagás Factory

The cigar-making facility may have moved to a new location in Havana, but the spirit of the famous Cuban cigar brand lives on.

September 1, 2016