Ever since the 1800s, the San Andrés Valley in the state of Veracruz has been the center of tobacco in Mexico. Today it is what Estelí is to Nicaragua and Santiago to the Dominican Republic.
Cigar Journal will give away a festival pass that covers a Single Registration to the Puro Sabor 2017, including accommodation, transport, meals and beverages and all festival activities.
The idea that change is around the corner for Cuba is widespread right now. The change itself is being predicted to happen any time between this year and ten years from now. But most Cubans and outsiders do expect grand changes to occur soon.
Estelí in Nicaragua is made up of much more than just big cigar factories. Parallel to Joya de Nicaragua, Drew Estate, Plasencia and AJ Fernandez a myriad of smaller factories operate throughout the city, in everything from town houses to backyards. And they all seem to look ahead with a sense of prosperity.
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.