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Author Archives: Manuel Fröhlich

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Terroir – What are the Factors that Influence the Flavor of Tobacco?

Terroir – What are the Factors that Influence the Flavor of Tobacco?

Plenty of iron in the soil gives plenty of aroma, the ratio between calcium and magnesium determines the amount of sweetness in the tobacco – therefore, the factor terroir is a decisive criterion for the taste of tobacco.

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Humidores Habana: A Fine Piece of Cuba

His humidors are auctioned for hundreds of thousands of Euros at the Festival del Habano. José Ernesto Aguilera’s company Humidores Habana is a Cuban success story. Fourteen years ago, when Aguilera built his first humidor, he never would have dared dream such a thing.

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Encuentros de Amigos de Partagás – Patrons of Partagás

The Partagás meetings started in the Nineties. The casa’s then manager, Abel Expósito Diaz, initiated these one-week events by including the employees from the Partagás factory, which gave Habanos fans the unique opportunity to personally meet the experts who manufacture their beloved cigars. Following an interim solution last year, Grecia Anely Quiñones Marrero, has now taken over the reins.

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Festival del Habano: Cuba uncovers Blending

This year, at the Festival del Habano, Cuba ventured something new: for the first time, with the new Le Hoyo de San Juan, from the Hoyo de Monterrey series, the focus is put on the blend and makes the origin of its tobaccos transparent. The festival drew visitors from over 80 countries, on offer was a colorful program.

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Magical Power of Attraction: The 15th Festival del Habano

Even after 15 Habanos festivals the well proven recipe of success continues to work – a combination of magic and marketing. During the day, seminars and presentations inform about Cuban cigars and at the evening events visitors learn about the latest cigar trends of the coming year. Over 1,500 participants from 70 countries don’t miss out on this spectacle.

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