For the first time in history, Club Macanudo hosted the American qualification tournament for the Cigar Smoking World Championship.
Following the 2013 release of Cuatro Cinco Edición Limitada, Joya de Nicaragua announced another Cuatro Cinco to be available as small batch regular production: Cuatro Cinco Reserva Especial.
Made at La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate in Estelí, this small batch release is specially rolled for Riverside Cigars in Jeffersonville, IN. Riverside Cigars will begin selling the Tiends Exclusiva cigars at a release event scheduled for July 11, 2015.
The Nordic Qualification Tournament for the Slow Cigar Smoking World Championship, which took place in Tallinn last weekend, was won by Oleg Padon, from St Petersburg, in a time of 1 hour, 43 min, 35 sec.
The new Davidoff Flagship Store in the heart of Basel has been designed in accordance with the new globally standardized concept “Davidoff of Geneva – since 1911”, and was opening its doors on June 11, 2015.
S.T. Dupont announced a partnership with the Rolling Stones in form of a limited edition collection’s design inspired by Keith Richard’s 5-string guitar.
Every year the members of our tasting panel blind-taste hundreds of cigars. At the end of the year we take time to look back and compare the best of the cigars once again. The Top 25 are our absolute favourites from the 2014 tastings.
Alberto Turrent, tobacco farmer and founder of the emblematic brand Te-Amo, was honored for his impressive life’s work.
Every year the members of our tasting panel blind-taste hundreds of cigars. At the end of the year we take time to look back and compare the best of the cigars once again. The Top 25 are our absolute favourites from the 2013 tastings.
Hendrik Kelner is probably the most well-known tobacco expert in the world and a living legend. For more than 40 years he’s been cultivating the best tobaccos and, with his name vouches for, among other things, the quality of the luxury brand Davidoff.
Nestor Plasencia Sr. is one of the best known tobacco growers and cigar-makers in the cigar industry. When his Lifetime achievement Trophy was announced in Orlando, the entire room rose to their feet with applause.
This year, Carlos Toraño was honored for his life’s work. Over the years, he has worked for many well-known brands and today his own brand is counted among the best in the world.