The story of Plasencia Cigars starts, as so many other cigar stories, in Cuba during the 1800s. It’s a story of a fifth-generation family business that is one of the most respected on the scene. It’s a story of hardship, two revolutions, a disastrous mold attack, but also of persistence, conviction and innovation.
Astute local connoisseurs and Mainland Chinese buyers keep this global cigar city buzzing.
Eat well and enjoy a cigar? Havana is the place to be! A shaded garden terrace, rooftop or waterside restaurant – experience the city with all senses. There is something for everyone’s palate and style.
Our cigar travel journalist Gabriela Greess traveled through the Spanish island of Mallorca exploring the best cigar shops and lounges in the country.
Beverly Hills is a playground for true passionados of fine cigars. Calum Donoghue took a flight to the world’s most famous ZIP code, 90210, to enjoy the finest sticks on the menu.
An involuntary move to a bigger place resulted in something new at New York’s oldest cigar shop: Barclay Rex now has a private club.
Nicaraguan heritage is very important to Enrique Sánchez, founder of Global Premium Cigars. When he walked into Néstor Plasencia’s office in 2010, he was told to emphasize his roots. It was not the first time – and certainly not the last – that he took the cigar legend’s advice.
In June 2016, six years after Ryan Leeds and Jason Reznik opened prime Cigar and Wine Bar in Boca Raton, Florida, they added a second location, situated among the skyscrapers in downtown Miami’s Brickell neighborhood.
The Plasencia brothers Gustavo, Nestor Junior and José Luis in an interview with Cigar Journal.
True passionados always keep an eye on their humidors. From time to time, however, controlling the cigars is not as easy as you might like it to be. The Swiss company Cigsor AG makes the eponymously named, cigar-sized sensor for complete and precise monitoring.