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Two new Habanos Lounge in Moscow

The Russian market welcomes two new members to the Habanos Lounge family, there are now 17 Habanos Lounge in Russia, where customers can enjoy the finest selection of Habanos.

On July 28th, 2021, the smoking room of the emblematic Moscow boutique “Gradusov Gallery” was granted the status of Habanos Lounge with the special name of “Imperiales”. This factory size is mainly known in the Quai D’Orsay and Ramón Allones brands, both with great acceptance in the Russian market.

The “Galería Gradusov” store, also known worldwide, is an excellent shopping complex where you may find a Habanos Specialist store with a large selection of the best Habanos, and a liquor shop with a wide variety of drinks and liqueurs for all tastes. The Habanos Lounge is always full of aficionados and lovers of Habanos, who are received with special hospitality by the charismatic owner and founder Rafael Safarian, one of the oldest customers in the sale of cigars in Moscow.

In the opening event a pleasant atmosphere was reigned and the guests had the chance to enjoy a Double Edmundo vitola of 50 ring gauge x 155 mm from the Montecristo brand, paired with Havana Club Añejo 7 year rum.

Subsequently, on August 11th, 2021, another distinguished client was also granted the status of Habanos Lounge in the sale of Habanos in Moscow. At this time, in another commercial complex by name “Taste of Life”. The new Habanos Lounge is called “Leyenda”. Currently, the Leyenda vitola is unique, and is exclusively present in the Montecristo Brand portfolio.

The shopping complex “Taste of Life” includes a Habanos Specialist store, a restaurant of the same name that offers design and European cuisine, a Cigar Club, a Liquor Boutique, a Culinary Studio and a small Hotel.

The owner of the company “Taste of Life”, Mikael Adamyan offered the guests an exquisite gastronomy and excellent drinks, and at the culmination of the evening they enjoyed a Habano of Montecristo brand, with its vitola Supremos, Limited Edition 2019.

In the granting of Habanos Lounge status participated, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in the Russian Federation, His Excellency Julio Antonio Garmendia Peña and the Commercial and Economic Attaché Carlos Alonso Vilches.  The executives from Top Cigars Corporation, the exclusive distributor of for Russia, Mikhail Smirnov, General Manager, Alejandra Romero Arochena, Commercial Director, Alexey Meshkov, the sales manager and the Marketing specialist of Top Cigars Corporation, Carolina Ordas, were also present.

The Havana-based company, jointly owned by the Cuban industry and the British Imperial Tobacco Group, which markets all 27 Habanos brands worldwide.