After listening to a Scottish gait, all the participants of the 5th Habanos Festival had the opportunity to select the best combination of whisky and cigar, well-known products worldwide. Attending this event were His Excellency Mr. Paul Hare, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Cuba, the Director of Whisky Magazine, Mr. Damian Riley-Smith as well as executives of Habanos S.A. company.
This contest held on February 27th, started with the two proposals presented in the preliminary session. Finally, after all participants tried the combination, the best one was chosen: Whisky, White & Mackay and the Habanos, Partagás, Serie D, No 4.
The contest established for the first time a marriage between two products with special places of origin, the whisky, a Scottish one and the Habanos, from Cuba. At the same time every participant tried these two products of an international, unique and renowned quality.