XV Habano Festival

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Habanos Awards 2012. Nominees and winners

Habanos awards 2012. Nominnes and winners in the different categories.   NOMINEES Business Mauricio Abraham Abady (Habanos s.a. subdistributor in the Caribbean area) Elina Pérez Sánchez (Director of La Casa del Habano at Habana Libre Hotel) Ercan Hazar (Owner of Cigarstore Hazar in Vienna, Austria) Production Alexis Benítez Toledo (Tobacco...

2013 Mar , 22

Cuba pays homage to the growers of the best tobacco in the world

The Habanos Festival dedicated one night to Vegueros, the guardians of the century-long tradition of the Cuban fields. During the night, this Habanos brand was re-launched. Attendees were able to sample three new vitolas and enjoy an avant-garde gastronomy which uses Cuban tobacco as an ingredient. The Gala Evening will...

2013 Mar , 2

Culmina XIII Concurso Nacional Habanosommelier

After a long competitive session, the 13th National Habanosommelier Contest, an annual event organized by Habanos, S.A., concluded last January 31 at the Marinello Hall of Hotel Occidental Miramar. In this occasion, the contest was held among the 15 sommeliers who had won at regional level throughout the country. Pedro...

2013 Feb , 6

Venezuela has its Representative in the 12th Habanosommelier International Contest

On November 27, Mr. José Gregorio Pereira, Sommelier of vast experience, “Master of the Habanos Academy”, was nominated the Best Habanosommelier of Venezuela – 2012 by the International Association of Sommeliers, the American Association of Professional Sommeliers and the Venezuelan Association of Sommeliers, after winning the national contest held in...

2012 Dec , 14


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