Maya Selva, manufacturer of the cigar brands Flor de Selva, Villa Zamorano, and Cumpay, will be visiting Hong Kong and Japan in mid-October. A number of events planned by distributor Eric Piras of Cigraal will allow experienced cigar lovers and newcomers to discover Maya’s cigars alongside her.
Cigar Malaysia, owned and operated by British ex-pat Abdullah for close to three years, recently opened the doors to its first brick and mortar shop in Glo Damansara Mall, Kuala Lumpur.
Linda Giang, former manager of Sky Tobacco in New Jersey, has taken on a new role with Hathor Group as Brand Ambassador, Cigar Curator, and Social Media Liaison. Hathor Group distributes cigars and single-cask whiskies throughout South East Asia.
Over 50 members of Australia’s Cigar Society of Victoria met recently for a sit-down cigar dinner in Melbourne.
Cigar education informed and entertained Japanese hospitality staff recently when Intercontinental Trading Corp, an exclusive sub-distributor of Pacific Cigar Company, hosted an informative training event for ‘Habanos Point’ bar and lounge staff.
Garo Cigars will be launched in Vietnam, with three events in as many cities. Brand Owner Dr Garo Bouldoukian will be present for the launch and further develop the country’s appreciation of cigars.
Established in 2004, Auckland’s Havana House, owned and operated by The Pacific Cigar Company, has relocated and customers will find a reinvigorated retail space in Auckland Central. “Following the demolition of the Westfield Downtown Mall in mid-2016 where the store was located, to make way for the upcoming underground city rail link, the team decided…
After the successful US launch of Dictador cigars at IPCPR 2015, Dictador will be releasing four new sizes and new packaging at this year’s IPCPR. “We have made some great inroads to the US market over the last 12 months and the consumers have expressed their love for all three of our blends,” said Jason…
Australian Gerard Hayes is launching a self-funded, boutique cigar line that pays homage to the people of Nicaragua: Nicoya Cigars. Hayes’ love affair with cigars started as a young boy, smelling the cigar aroma coming from his father’s study and his fascination with cigar boxes, cutters, and lighters. This long-term passion led to him creating…
Gurkha Cigars has opened its first cigar lounge in India. Cigar Lounge at Artisan is located in the heart of Mumbai’s financial business district’s Bandra Kurla complex.
Davidoff of Geneva Asia recently launched the Davidoff Nicaragua Box Pressed cigar at an exclusive dinner at the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong.
A recently organised tasting event for local connoisseurs and cigar newcomers in Hong Kong celebrated the official launch of Flor de Selva Cigars and Cumpay Cigars in Hong Kong.