II Habanos World Challenge

II Habanos World Challenge

The second edition of the Habanos World Challenge was held during the XXI Habano Festival and ended on Friday, February 22, 2019 with the final battle between the team of “Las Criollitas del Habano”,  two girls, Mayli Mostaza and Daylin López representing Cuba and the team “La Escepción”, composed of the Italian representatives Aurelio Tufano and Giulio Amaturo.

The Italian team proved to be the winner, in a duel of knowledge marked by a public sold out. The winning couple of this second edition of the Habanos World Challenge scored a total of 71 points, while the Cuban team scored 65.25.

Honour to the winners who convinced both the jury, led by Roberto Delgado, and the large audience during the final.

Nicola Di Nunzio has been both a great lover and a passionate collector of Cuban cigars and memorabilia since the Noughties. He writes for Cigar Journal as well as the Italian magazine SIGARI!. Nicola is a member of the Puromotivo Torino Cigar Club, active as both secretary and treasurer. In addition, since 2011, he has been board secretary for the Cigar Club Association (CCA) in Italy. He is the main person responsible on the CCA panel, coordinates the editorial team of SIGARI!, and is, furthermore, panelist for Cigar Sense. Currently, Nicola works for Cigar Must Lugano and the magazine LiveIn.




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