On the November 29th, 2014, took place the 5th Habanos Day organized by the Exclusive Distributor of Habanos s.a. for Portugal EMPOR Importação e Exportação, S.A. and The Cuban Embassy in Portugal. The 5th Habanos Day was celebrated at the Montes Claros – Lisbon Secret Spot, Lisbon.
The event hosted more than 150 people including connoisseurs and Habanos enthusiasts of the world’s best tobacco. The welcome words of was made by Excma Mrs Johana Tablada de la Torre the Cuba’s Ambassador in Portugal.
The 5th Habanos Day devoted a day to the Habanos, developing lectures on new releases, alliance between the Bolívar Belicosos Finos Habanos from Bolívar brand and Whisky the Glenrothes Vintage 2001. Mr. José María López Inchaurbe, Strategic Marketing Director of Habanos s.a. and Ms. Marta Mendonça product Manager of Sogrape were also present. The event was closed with the longest ash contest smoking a accompanied by Rum Selección de Maestros of Havana Club.
The Hine Rare VSOP Cognac was chosen to show an elegant combination with the vitola Tapados of the Vegueros brand, in a program cigar tasting of extraordinary quality.
During intermission, were offered Habanos made by two Cuban experts along with Vodka Beluga, Mojitos & Daiquiris of Havana Club, Mateus Aragonês 2013 and Mateus Rose Sparkling, N3 Gin and Cocktail Vinho do Porto Offley.
On the Gala night, EMPOR Importação e Exportação, S.A., the Exclusive Distributor for Habanos, launched the Edición Limitada (limited edition) Selección Privada Partagás brand, awaited by all present. During the excellent dinner Offley Porto 30 years, Glenrothes Vintage 1998 Havana Club Selección de Maestros and the wines of Porto Ferreira Dª Antonia Branco, Quinta dos Carvalhais Encruzado 2012, Herdade do Peso Reserva 2012, Casa Ferreirinha Vinha Grande Branco 2013, Casa Ferreirinha Callabriga 2011 were also tasted.
It was a special night where those who attended the event had the opportunity to taste different Habanos from Partagás, Montecristo brands, accompanied by prestigious drinks as well as traditional Cuban Music.
The awards to the winners during the 5th Habanos Day were delivered by Pedro Rocha, General Manager of Empor S.A, and the sponsors of Sogrape, Pernod Ricard, Aviworld, Joselito, Guama Havanatur, Wine magazine, Mais Alentejo magazine, Epicur magazine e Landeau Chocolate.
For further information, please visit www.habanosday.com.