These humidors reserved for diplomats do not appear in any official catalogs. However, their history has been able to be reconstructed with the help of collectors, and experts on Cuba’s cigar history.
In the past five years, innovation efforts on the part of manufacturers have led to the development of products with “other” tobaccos: Fire-cured, Latakia, Fuma em Corda … The other dominican tobacco is the Andullo.
In this article we will address the question of what influence the type of packaging (cellophane, tubo, cigar box, cardboard box) has on the aging process of a cigar, and what recommendations can be derived from this for practical use.
Robert Levin knows the industry from all angles. From his small shop in Philadelphia he built up a globally operating empire, which, as mentioned, stands on several legs.
Cigar Journalwriter Volker Schäffner went to North-East Germany to investigate cigar-friendly locations. He struck it rich: He found more than 50 smoking oases in Berlin, on the Baltic Sea coast of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, and in Brandenburg, which he presents here.