In every profession there are exceptional talents. Among cigar makers, too, there are a few who do the term “genius” justice. One of them is Abdel J. Fernandez.
Worldwide she is one of the few women who have successfully produced handmade cigars in this male domain and holds her own as a woman: the French-Honduran Maya Selva is celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of her company.
Avo Uvezian celebrates its 80th anniversary with AVO Cigars. He started early with his musical career. The music accompanied him throughout his life and he is now known as a talented composer as well as a cigar aficionado and producer
The Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna’s Art History Museum, is marking the occasion of two anniversaries – 10 years of Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and 225 years of the Austria Tabak company (which has been part of JTI since 2007) – with an impressive exhibition organized in collaboration with JTI showing the evolution of tobacco consumption.
“A cigar makes time stop” wrote Zino Davidoff, arguable the most celebrated man in cigars of all time. You could replace the word “cigar” with “Zino” and everyone would still know what you were talking about. On March 11th, we celebrated is 100th birthday.