In this Series we are presenting the most important cultivable areas for tobacco growing. For this issue our Cigar Journal Reporter Sebastian Zimmel, traveled to Mexico.
Fuente Fuente OpusX is the most popular cigar brand in the USA, followed in second place by Arturo Fuente. In Australia Fuentes are traded like precious jewellery, while smokehops in Europe seems to be suffering from chronic shortages. There is no cigar in which more love, passion and emotion are invested.
Toraño family celebrates 90 years of tobacco business. Only a few cigar companies are as famous as Toraño – in terms of their origins, family history and successes. They not only produce for the most recognized cigar brands in the world, their own brand is also at the top of the ratings.
On June 12, one of the most influential people in the cigar world will celebrate his 90th birthday. He is from Cleveland, Ohio. It’s Stanford Newman, the man who made the J. C. Newman Cigar Company one of the world’s great cigar powerhouses… his way.
Avo Uvezian celebrates its 80th anniversary with AVO Cigars. He started early with his musical career. The music accompanied him throughout his life and he is now known as a talented composer as well as a cigar aficionado and producer
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC is the number one producer of premium cigars in the world and Fernando Domínuez leads the Cigar Business Unit.
In 1964, with $ 600 in his pocket, José Orlando Padrón founded a small cigar manufactory in Miami to supply himself and fellow Cuban exiles. Today, one of the most important cigar brands on the planet bears his name.
Dion Giolito has set fire to the industry with one successful cigar brand after another. His cigars seem to have the ability to appeal to us and produce exactly the cigars we desire.
Angel Daniel Nuñez retires after 35 years with General Cigar.
Swedish Match AB, number two in the international cigar market, is preparing for one of the greatest challenges in the 94-year history of the enterprise: the end of the US trade embargo against Cuba. Lennart R. Freeman has clearly-defined goals in mind.
Alejadro Robiana has smoked cigars for eighty years and turned ninety this year.
Denmark-based Scandinavian Tobacco Group is one of the tobacco industry’s major global players: it is the largest pipe tobacco producer in the world and foremost cigar manufacturer in Europe, third worldwide.