It was with great pride that, on the 4th of April, Casa Havaneza celebrated its 155th Anniversary at the Clubhouse Clube de Campo Restaurant in Belas, Portugal, sharing the occasion with its most dedicated clients, at a special dinner prepared for the occasion.
Casa Havaneza is Lisbon’s oldest tobacconist and one of the most emblematic and old Cigars stores in the world, and it is said that it was created in 1864 but there are advertisements of the time that ensure that they have their doors open since 1855 In addition to Casa Havaneza do Chiado, we can now find a Casa Havaneza in the Amoreiras Shopping Center, one in the Colombo Shopping Center and one in the city of Porto.
The gala was attended by the Cuban Ambassador, Exma. Mrs. Mercedes Martínez, among other celebrities and friends of Casa Havaneza.
The purpose of the event was not only to honor Casa Havaneza, but mainly all those customers who, during these years, continue to make our house their favorite space to share with friends and enjoy Habanos as well as other luxury items.
At the welcome reception, participants had the opportunity to taste Montecristo Petit nº2, accompanied by Mojitos de Habana Club, Gin nº3, Gin OPHIR and Porto Graham’s Extra Dry
The gala took place in a very pleasant atmosphere, of great joy and enthusiasm, to the sound of the Cuban musical duo. To accompany the selected menu for the event, we had the wines Carolina Branco 2017 (Douro) and Quinta do Ataíde Tinto 2015 (Douro).
The evening ended with the tasting of the vitola Le Hoyo de Río Seco of Hoyo de Monterrey brand, a Habano with an elegant appearance and a light and aromatic flavor, accompanied by the drinks The Glenrothes 12Y, Highland Park 16Y, Porto Grahams 20 years and Havana Club Selección de Maestros.
After dinner, it was time to the birthday cake and raise the flutes of Champagne Taittinger, in a very emotional toast to the 155 years of Casa Havaneza, with many wishes for success and prosperity, as well as to the whole team, who commits every day to make Casa de Havaneza a space of excellence.
Like last year, we wish to record the enthusiasm, competence and dedication of our partners: Portfolio Vinhos, Sogrape, Pernod Ricard, Wine Magazine and SEL (Salsicharia Estremocense, Lda.).