Year: 2014

Lecture and vintage pairing at La Casa del Habano in Santiago, Chile

Apr 15, 2014. La Casa del Habano  in Santiago de Chile received the visit of Gonzalo Fernández de Navarrete, Habanos’ Marketing Operations Deputy Director. After more than 8 years of experience in this position, he gave the audience a lecture about Habanos, including anecdotes, brands’ history, current [...]

Habanos s.a. at the Cochabamba International Trade Fair, 2014

Apr 14, 2014. Habanos, s.a. will participate for the first time, as part of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce Delegation, at the International Trade Fair in Cochabamba, the most important business event of the country which will be held from April 25th to May 5th 2014 at Alalay exhibition centre, Bolivia. This [...]

Launching of the new vitola of the Rafael González Perlas brand in the italian market

Apr 2, 2014. The launching of the new vitola of the Rafael González brand took place last March 6, 2013, organized by Mrs. Antonella Stringa’s “Tabaccheria” with the collaboration of Diadema s.p.a. (Habanos Exclusive Distributor in Italy) of the Avanzi de Manerba del Garba wine cellar and [...]

The tallest man on Earth enjoys Cohiba

Mar 25, 2014. Sultan Kosen of Turkey, the world´s tallest man according to the most recent Edition of the Guinness Book of World Records, is part of a group of young people visiting Cuba as part of a solidarity organization. Kosen, who is 2.47 meters tall (8.1 feet), had to duck down several times upon [...]

First H. Upmann Reserva in 170 years of history

Feb 28, 2014. A spectacular Mapping projected onto the façade of the Club Habana opened the Welcoming Evening of the 16th Habanos Festival. Focusing on the Hoyo de Monterrey and Partagás brands, it included a synchronised swimming show in the Club pool, and ended with the spectacular performance by Juan [...]

Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo de San Juan

Feb 24, 2014. Hoyo de Monterrey is modernising with a new heavy ring gauge vitola for a historic line that is reinventing itself and expanding: Serie Le Hoyo. This new vitola’s blend only uses and leaves from San Juan y Martínez, the historic Cuban Denomination of Origin where the brand was born in 1865. [...]

Top chef and great cigars join to create unique pairings

Feb 11, 2014. The two Michelin stars chef Ron Blaauw, together with the renowned sommelier Cuno Van't Hoff, will be responsible for preparing a very special dinner where haute cuisine will be combined with the prestigious Trinidad and Cohiba brands.

Vegueros, an ever-changing tradition with new vitolas

Feb 11, 2014. Planters, who are named after the curing barns where tobacco leaves are stashed, are used to rolling their own cigars and that strikes the attention of people visiting , the land of the world’s finest tobacco. This time around, Vegueros breaks in a new image and presentation in 16-unit tin [...]

Cuba has its Representative in the Habanosommelier International Contest.

Feb 6, 2014. After a long day of competition was recently selected the Habanosommelier who will represent Cuba in the upcoming 11th Habanosommelier International Contest to be celebrated as part of the 14th Habanos Festival (from February 27 to Marth 24). The absolute winner of the event was Daniel Reyes [...]

Quai D’Orsay about to unveil a Belicoso Royal regional edition to celebrate its 40th anniversary

Jan 28, 2014. Quai D’Orsay started in 1974, when the Minister of Finance at that time wanted to create a cigar with the French refinement and lifestyle.  in Cuba, with a selection of fine tobacco from  the brand was designed according to the true Habano tradition, thanks to the good terms between [...]