Former banking professional and amateur motorcycle racer Omar Hargis was a regular patron of cigar brick and mortars in the Wellmington, Delware area until a motorcycle wreck sidelined him for 10 months. “Sitting on your deck with a broken leg enjoying cigars…you have a lot of time to think,” says Hargis. Healing up and returning to corporate America, he quickly realized that it was time to flex his entrepreneurial muscle, build a shop of his own, and create a legacy that could be passed on to his children and his children’s children.
Diadema S.p.A., distributor of Habanos for Italy has the great pleasure of officially announcing the opening of the third Casa del Habano of our country, after those of Milano and Roma.
What started as an investment in a business quickly became a passion for premium cigars. For Mina Herran, owner of Mina’s Cigar Lounge, the venture didn’t go as originally planned, which proved to be a blessing in disguise. In June 2017 Herran became the first African-American Female owner of a premium cigar brick and mortar in the city of Baltimore, MD.
Thomas Supply Trade Cigars opened the retail area first and then the classy and classic lounge in December of 2018, “The Living Room” is now a place to relax, work and socialize on the busy town center.
Eric Piras, the man behind Hong Kong-based cigar distribution and market development company Cigraal has just launched Bertie Cigars, an upscale lounge in Central Hong Kong.
Nice Ash owner Rob Roth opened 2007 in New York his own establishment with all of the services and amenities he felt were missing in the Buffalo/Depew cigar landscape.
In the centre of Warsaw, just a stone’s throw from Marriott Hotel, there is a new Cigar Shop including an inviting lounge.
Justin Harris ventured north of Baltimore, MD where off the beaten path lies a true gem: the Main Street Cigar & Pipe Company. Upon entering the lobby, Justin could already tell that he was in for a treat and a few hours of enjoyment.
The Happy Cigars Shop and Smoking Room has been operating in Tallinn for nearly five years. Being located close to the passenger harbor, it’s an ideal stop for all travelling cigar passionados.
In June 2016, six years after Ryan Leeds and Jason Reznik opened prime Cigar and Wine Bar in Boca Raton, Florida, they added a second location, situated among the skyscrapers in downtown Miami’s Brickell neighborhood.
Cigar lovers visiting Langkawi, Malaysia’s tropical resort island, now have a relaxed cigar lounge to enjoy during their stay.
The newest Casa de Montecristo lounge and cigar store, which opened January 12, features a quality selection of hand-rolled cigars and an outdoor patio for a combined 1,800 square feet of luxury serving the discerning needs of today’s premium cigar enthusiast.