The new Davidoff Art Initiative is tirelessly pursuing its mission. Dominican artist Pascal Meccariello, Davidoff Art Residency’s third recipient, will be in residence this May and June at the Red Gate Gallery in Beijing.
This spring, Dunhill Tobacco of London Ltd. will be launching its first new cigar line in 13 years. The new series, manufactured in the Dominican Republic, will initially comprise four Vitolas.
When you think about it, the whole of Cuba is actually a living museum and Havanas are, generally speaking, still produced the way they were a hundred years ago. However the knowledge must be cultivated so that it isn’t forgotten over time. This is a task that the Museo del Tabaco.
This year, at the Festival del Habano, Cuba ventured something new: for the first time, with the new Le Hoyo de San Juan, from the Hoyo de Monterrey series, the focus is put on the blend and makes the origin of its tobaccos transparent. The festival drew visitors from over 80 countries, on offer was a colorful program.
Andorra is the European cigar oasis for cheap prices, thanks to the life’s work of José María Cases, Grand Seigneur in the tobacco business and a friend of Fidel Castro for many years. With just seven staff, Maori Tabacs has created a hotspot for lovers of Cuban cigars in Andorra.
On a visit to Scotland, a cigarlover will discover a welcome retreat, surrounded by wildlife, golf and good times: Aberlady is a quiet seaside village in eastern Scotland; visit it, and you’ll find a place that’s timeless, mesmeric and utterly compelling. Welcome to Ducks at Kilspindie.
Let’s be quite clear: lighting a cigar is not an art form. But, still, from time to time even experienced cigar smokers have a hard time lighting them. Reinhold C. Widmayer has seen people light their beloved cigars in the strangest of ways and wants to recap on some basics.
Distinctive sherry notes, strongly cooked apricot jam, subtle wood aromas, candied oranges; ethereal. The ideal partner is a Balmoral Royal Selection Anejo 18. Earthy, leathery, subtle coffee aromas and, at the same time, notes of spice cake; perfect.
From the 1920s into the 1970s, Rinn & Cloos AG was Germany’s la
After 100 years and two Atlantic crossings, a box of Cuban cigars, manufactured in the Juan Cueto y Hermano factory, managed to return to its origins in Havana.
Gothenburg is an often underestimated beauty among cities, which has long established itself as a bastion of world-renowned Scandinavian design. In August Gothenburg Cigar Festival draws passionads from all over Scandinavia to the city. Gothenburg is also the starting point for popular trips to the idyllic archipelago, the small holiday island such as Styrsö, which can be quickly reached by ferry.
The 250 attendees at the ProCigar Festival come from all over the world, like the US, Canada, Europe, Israel, Russia, Singapore and China. At the already seventh annual festival in the Dominican Republic they get good food and drinks, while learning about where your cigars actually come from.