During the qualification tournaments throughout the year, new world records have set the benchmarks. This weekend, dozens of cigar smokers will compete for the title of World Champion.
Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard leaves Oettinger Davidoff AG. Beat Hauenstein, the former COO, was appointed as new CEO of the Swiss family-owned company, effective immediately.
The Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) 2017 in September is just around the corner. We look back at a historic event in Poland during the 2017 season of qualification tournaments.
The national and regional qualification tournaments prior to the 2017 Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) are finally completed.
The Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) has released its 2017 tour schedule. It has also launched its own website exclusively dedicated to this tournament: cswcworld.com.
On the occasion of his 90th birthday on June 10, 2016, we took the chance to talk with cigar legend José Orlando Padrón, founder of Padrón Cigars.
The members of Procigar, the association of Dominican cigar manufacturers, held a press meeting during the 2017 Procigar Festival in Santiago de los Caballeros.
Under the EU Tobacco Products Directive (2014/40/EU) manufacturers and importers of tobacco products [etc.…] have to submit key information to the authorities in the Member States in which they plan to market the products.
Swiss entrepreneur Mirko Giotto (pictured with the 2015 world champion Oleg Pedan from Russia) is the 2016 world champion in slow cigar smoking.
The grand finale of the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) is almost here. This year, the event deserves an epithet like “grand finale” more than ever. The world records in slow smoking have been broken several times in 2016 and the titles were switching like a seesaw between the U.S.A and Russia.
Jeremy Casdagli, founder of Bespoke Cigars will release a Limited Edition cigar to honor the Cigar Smoking World Championship, which will be held on the weekend September 2–4, 2016 in Split, Croatia.
Twelve years ago, Hendrik Kelner and Manuel Peralta started what was both an ambitious and complex venture. Their goal was to find the best conditions possible for the cultivation of tobacco on the island of Hispaniola, and to develop a completely new growing region for Davidoff.