Felix Menendez was a legendary figure in the cigar world. Not withstanding his family lineage, he helped put Brazilian tobacco on the map after his family was forced from Cuba.
Viking Cigars represents the nordic spirit. Embodied in three cigars. It’s about swords and schoolyard fights, an just a hint of Cuba. Arnt Ånensen and Hawk Aanonsen want to offer cigars for “real” men.
When the Partagás factory moved from its traditional address the tobacco world was surprised. Now plans to remodel the building into a hotel have emerged.
Cigar events are great fun. But when you go home, content with your night out, spare a thought for that roving cigar man or woman. While you’re catching up on your beauty sleep, he or she is probably heading to their next gig.
Owner Jeremy Casdagli talks of exciting new projects and a relaunch opportunity courtesy of the Middle East.
Oliva Cigar Company has produced cigars for over 20 years now, and the man behind almost all their brands is Gilberto Oliva. His secret is working with what you want, not what you get.
It’s not a stretch to say that what Sir George Martin was to the Beatles, Jochy Blanco has been to a whole host of boutique cigar makers.
Despite a frenetic schedule of travel, lobbying and finding time to run his hugely popular cigar brand, Rocky Patel is never short of fun stuff.
Most of the Foundry cigars are back under the wing of Giannini and will now be distributed by Kretek International.
With a new driver behind the wheel, Oliva Cigar Company will continue to create great cigars. The only difference is, it will be for a bigger market.
French high end accessory manufacturer S.T. Dupont has opened a new store at Dubai Mall, the largest shopping center in the world.
Ventura Cigar Company announced that its Psyko Seven cigars will be arriving on European shores this October at the Oettinger Davidoff Expo in Lucerne, Switzerland.