XIV Habano Festival

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Blind Tasting: Challenging All Senses and the Passion for Habanos

The blind tasting, an event carried out this year for the second time at the recently concluded 15th Habano Festival proved to be a competition that challenges the senses of the most passionate and knowledgeable habano lovers. In the tasting, participants are required to identify the stock and length of...

2012 Apr , 17

Personalities from all over the world enjoy the Habanos Festival.

Actor and musician Jim Belushi surprises guests during the 520th Anniversary of the Discovery of Tobacco in Cuba Night with an impromptu music jam alongside Phil Manzanera. The Welcoming Night futures other personalities including Jack Bruce, ex NBA players, Travis Best and Dale Davis alongside Chef Sergio Torres, who were...

2012 Mar , 1

Estuche 520 Aniversario, el sabor del Descubrimiento

In the year that marks the 520th anniversary of the discovery of Habano by Europeans, Habanos S.A. has come up with a special case to celebrate this party. The 520th Anniversary case is a special gift whereby Habanos, S.A. and the XIV Habanos Festival commemorate the 520th anniversary of tobacco’s...

2012 Feb , 28

2011 UK HabanoSommelier crowned

On October 18th, the annual UK HabanoSommelier final was held at Hunters & Frankau Limited London head offices. Three finalists from some of the leading cigar friendly restaurants and hotels, with outdoor cigar areas, arrived to face a tough day of competition. The prize at stake was an all expenses paid...

2011 Nov , 18


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