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A Building of Many Names – The Antonio Briones Montoto Factory

A Building of Many Names – The Antonio Briones Montoto Factory

Of all the cigar factories in Havana, this one has the most names, by far. No wonder, when you consider its colorful past.

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Why Spend $2,000 on a Cigar?

Why would anyone be prepared to spend this much money on a cigar, particularly when it is over 50 years old? Is there any way that such extravagance could be justified? The venue was the outdoor cigar terrace at Boisdale’s Restaurant in London’s Belgravia district. The event was the third auction of aged and vintage cigars organised by C.Gars Ltd.

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Nicotiana Exhibition Vienna: The Cultural History of Tobacco

The Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna’s Art History Museum, is marking the occasion of two anniversaries – 10 years of Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and 225 years of the Austria Tabak company (which has been part of JTI since 2007) – with an impressive exhibition organized in collaboration with JTI showing the evolution of tobacco consumption.

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