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Puro Sabor Festival 2020 in Review

Puro Sabor Festival 2020 in Review

From January 21 to 24, the Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco promoted the Puro Sabor Festival 2020. After a one-year absence due to the political protests and social unrest in the country, this year’s edition revived the rhythm and brought together cigar enthusiasts from more than 30 countries.

Bertie Cigars Hong Kong Celebrates the Lunar New Year

Bertie Cigars Hong Kong Celebrates the Lunar New Year

Bertie Cigars in Hong Kong recently celebrated 2020 and the Lunar New Year with an event featuring fantastic cigars, drinks, food, and great camaraderie.

“It was a fun event, in line with Bertie’s usual style of fantastic cigars, delicious drinks, beautiful food, lots of laughs, old and new friendships, and a lucky draw,” said Eric Piras, founder of Bertie Cigars.

Guests enjoyed a range of cigars including Ashton VSG Robusto, Joya Black Robusto, Flor de Selva ‘Year of the Pig’ Toro, and Partagas Serie D No. 4, with numerous bottles of Joseph Drouhin Chablis, Billecart Salmon Champagne, Château Siaurac, and Antica Fratta.

In his welcome speech, Piras thanked guests for their support since opening in early 2019. “Feel free and at home in Bertie, your second office! In 2020 we will continue to host tasting events, Cigraal Academy masterclasses and lively Latino nights. The team and I wish you a Kung Hei Fat Choy and Happy New Year 2020.”

In March, Bertie Cigars celebrates its first anniversary and will be announcing their celebration very soon. “We will celebrate our 1st year anniversary and I am looking forward to have you all for a BIG party,” said Piras.

www.bertiecigars.com 

Event photos: https://cigraal.smugmug.com/Bertie-New-Year-VIP-event/

Habanos Specialist Opening Hanoi

Grand Opening of the first Habanos Specialist Store in Hanoi

On 8 January, the first Habanos Specialist store in Hanoi, Vietnam was officially opened. Ms. Lianys Torres Rivera, Cuban Ambassador in Vietnam, Do Thang Hai, Deputy Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Dag Holmboe, Pacific Cigar Company CEO, and business and media VIPs attended the opening event and had the opportunity to experience the art of pairing premium whisky and Cuban cigars.

Daniel Marshall Takes Home Lifetime Achievement Award in London

Daniel Marshall Takes Home Lifetime Achievement Award in London

Boisdale of Canary Wharf hosted the seventh annual star-studded Cigar Smoker of The Year Awards Dinner celebrating the world’s finest cig­ars, pro­duc­ers, writ­ers, ter­races and icons. Thirty-seven year cigar veteran Daniel Marshall received the “Lifetime Achievement Award.”

Power Cigar Club

Happy Birthday Horse Power Cigar Club

Horse Power Cigar Club is one of the well-known cigar clubs in Eastern Europe. Even if you haven’t heard this name but I guess you know the name of one of it’s members – outstanding smoker Alexander Shagai, two-times World Champion of CSWC! So HPCC turned 10 years last weekend! To bring their warmest wishes

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