Maya Selva, manufacturer of the cigar brands Flor de Selva, Villa Zamorano, and Cumpay, will be visiting Hong Kong and Japan in mid-October. A number of events planned by distributor Eric Piras of Cigraal will allow experienced cigar lovers and newcomers to discover Maya’s cigars alongside her.
Over 50 members of Australia’s Cigar Society of Victoria met recently for a sit-down cigar dinner in Melbourne.
Garo Cigars will be launched in Vietnam, with three events in as many cities. Brand Owner Dr Garo Bouldoukian will be present for the launch and further develop the country’s appreciation of cigars.
Barcelona has now been included in the tour conducted by Oettinger Davidoff AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium cigars, bringing its Ladies Masterclasses to various cities all over the world.
On May 20, 2017, the Carnival Glory Cruise Ship will once again take off in Miami for a 7 night western Caribbean cruise for cigar smokers.
And even the Nicaraguan Ambassador to the UK, Ms Guiselle Morales-Echaverry, was on hand to explain to gathered retailers just what a positive impact the cigar industry is having in Nicaragua.
Rocky Patel will go on a European tour this summer. Starting end of June he will visit seven events in five countries. Rocky will be accompanied by Kolja Kukuk, Director of Marketing & Sales Europe at Rocky Patel Premium Cigars, Inc.
After the cancellation of the previously planned London qualification tournament a new date is set: Principle Cigars and the Women’s International Cigar Club will host the event on July 7th, 2016 at James J. Fox at 19 St James’s Street, London, starting at 6:30pm.
On June 18th 2016, around 40 cigar fans from Paris, but also from the USA, Turkey and Switzerland gathered at the Big Smoke Paris, the first French Cigar Smoking World Championship qualification tournament.
Inbetween ominous looking rainclouds, the 52nd annual Association of Independent Tobacco Specialists (AITS) trade lunch was bathed in sunshine at Lord’s, England.
The first national slow smoking tournament in Poland was held in Warsaw on June 3rd, 2016. The winner of the competition, Mr. Tomasz Żołądkiewicz, finished the Macanudo Inspirado Petit Corona in 1 hour 49 minutes and 19 seconds.
At their 9th Summer Cigar Party on June 14, 2016 at The Corinthia London, Hunters & Frankau (H&F) offered the first samples of two new Havana cigars – the Montecristo Aniversario 80 and the 2016 UK Regional Edition the Juan Lopez Seleccion Superba.