On July 12, 2019, Habanos S.A. presented a new vitola within the Punch brand: a Short Robusto called Short de Punch (50 x 120 mm).
The world record went back to Sweden and to Mr Kovacic after 3 hours, 52 minutes and 55 seconds.
Not quite a year ago, on June 15, 2018 Mr Darren Cioffi (USA) has broken the world record in slow smoking a cigar for the fifth time since 2014.
La Grand Fumada Russia has always been one of the most exciting qualifyers for the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC).
Canada’s Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor has announced that new regulations for plain and standardized appearance of tobacco packages and products will begin to come into force on November 9, 2019.
He even makes cigars smile. Manny Iriarte, Cuban by birth, is not only shooting artistically highly valuable photos, he is actually staging his photos in a manner which catapults the viewer into the middle of the event.
A.J. Fernandez Cigars announced their first Cameroon wrapped cigar, the New World by A.J. Fernandez Cameroon Selection.
Forty years ago, Nicaragua’s Tabacalera A. Fuente was torched during the revolution. Now Carlos “Carlito” Fuente is returning to his roots by starting a new factory in Estelí.
For the first time, a contestant from Germany won the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC).
If Canada’s Bill S-5 is allowed to pass, all tobacco products shall be standardized with a single color, type-face, and packaging.
The anti-tobacco lobby in the Netherlands is driving the nation to the edge of prohibition. It seems as if the use of tobacco will soon be widely criminalized in the “cannabis paradise.”
With their New Wave Indie Folk/Rock sound and fascination for cigars – this international band has been building a solid underground buzz worldwide over the past two years.