Three Habanos Academy Junior Courses Held in Vancouver International Airport


On May 31st, 2016, 3 Habanos Academy Junior Courses was held for the Vancouver Duty Free employees at the Vancouver International Airport. The duty free shops in this airport are widely considered amongst the most prestigious in the world, with its’ wide and rare collection of single malt whiskey, rare cognacs, and a well-stocked walk in humidor containing .


The course was conducted by Antonio Marsillo, manager of La Casa del Habano Montreal and graduate of the Habanos Academy Master Course on behalf of Havana House Cigar & Tobacco.


Mr. Marsillo also explained why Cuban cigars are considered the best in the world among cigar enthusiasts. The training touched on the various steps in making a cigar, including the explanation of various steps in the construction of the cigar, starting from the seedlings in the Region of (D.O.P.) to the Habanos Factories. Part of the training included how to best preserve cigars while travelling, and also how to serve the various clients’ tastes and needs.


With this training, as well as all others taking place around the World, Habanos Academy proudly adds more enthusiasts to help foster and transmit the passion for Habanos.

The official Denominación de Origen Protegida (D.O.P.), or Protected Denomination of Origin used only to describe the most outstanding brands of cigars, which are manufactured in Cuba to the most exacting standards established by the Regulatory Council, from tobaccos grown only in particular areas of the island that are also protected as Denominations of Origin. In English the word translates as Havanas, which are widely considered to be the best cigars in the world.
The name of the region that embraces all of the important growing zones in the west of Cuba, and the name of the provincial capital. A Protected Denomination of Origin.

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