Learn all you can about cigars while drinking piña coladas at pristine beaches and playing golf at a luxury resorts. For a cigar smoker, the Dominican Republic is definitely a dream destination.
For smokers, Vienna is truly “paradise found.” There are few cities left in the world where one can indulge in the centuries-old cultural tradition of a good drink and a fine smoke in such a variety of venues – and in such style.
The 5th International Cigar Festival Puro Sabor Nicaragua 2016, is a celebration that brings together cigar lovers and enthusiasts from around the world to experience the magnificent offering of Nicaraguan cigars, food, rum and culture.
Enjoying a cigar in Paris is quite an easy task – though the choice of places is limited. But there are more and more locations beyond traditional Cigar Lounges in which one can light up a Puro. Follow us for some fresh air.
Héctor Luis Prieto Díaz farm in the heart of the Vuelta Abajo has become a popular day-trip destination for cigar-lovers and tourists. Part of the package: Cuban hospi- tality and in-depth tobacco knowledge directly from the master
That luxury belongs to the savoir vivre of the Côte D’Azur, tobacco stores like to demonstrate with the Cohiba Behike 56. Here, the Habanos star brand goes to a clientele that likes to spend its nights in casinos.
The scene is small and everyone knows everyone, but signs of a trend reversal are there. There are in fact individual, young, cigar-smoking Danes around – a harbinger that Danish cigar culture is slowly gaining momentum again.
For epicureans, Puerto Rico is one of the trendy hot spots in the Caribbean. That about 50 years ago the legendary piña colada was invented there, is no coincidence. The puertorriqueños, as the locals call themselves, are a highly creative, multicultural folk and love cigars.
The vision of Carlos Fuente Jr., Eric Newman and David Luther started with an elementary school. A year later, the medical centre was built, and since then, it has evolved into a project that reaches out to 20 communities with a total of 237,000 people. Education has given the whole community a sense of hope and new meaning to life.
“You like cigars?” This is probably the most common question you will encounter in Cuba when walking through Old Havana. The official prices for Cohibas and Montecristos appear to be high for many tourists visiting the country for the first time, so they seek different channels to fulfill their desire for fine tobacco.
Last fall, Mexico’s premium cigar makers, in cooperation with CigarMex, hosted the first Festival del Puro Mexicano in Veracruz and San Andrés. In addition to Puros Santa Clara’s presentation of the Capa Flor brand, A. Turrent introduced a full seven new cigar lines.
Finally I can see it: the Brazilian coast! I wonder if this is what Geraldo Dannemann first saw 142 years ago, when his crew called out “Land ahoy!” The tobacco specialist from Bremen, Germany, emigrated to Brazil in 1872, and found what he was looking for in the state of Bahia: perfect conditions for growing tobacco and proximity to the harbor of Salvador. My journey will take me there, and I will follow in Geraldo Dannemann’s footsteps.