The Gurkha brand, originally smoked by the British Army’s Gurkha Regiment, can look back on a long history. In the Summer 2011 edition, we presented Kaizad Hansotia, the man behind the Gurkha brand today. We met him in Florida and found out more about how he came to the world of cigars, why the brand is still highly appreciated by soldiers and about Kaizad’s love of the Super Premium.
In the Summer 2011 edition, our humidor expert Marc André takes time to answer the most frequently asked questions about storing cigars, and Tobacco Corner looks at the special features of Brazilian tobacco. For a very special portrait, we went to Vrijdag Premium Printing, a long-standing Dutch company that is responsible for the world’s artistic cigar rings and vistas.
If you missed this edition, you can order a back-issue.
The following is an overview of the contents of the 2/2011 edition.
Maximilian Herzog: Cigar Ratings With Colors Instead of Words
Avo Uvezian Touring Switzerland
New World Cigars on the Advance in Spain
Tasting: 60 Cigars
Gurkha: Creator of Super-Premium Cigar Category
Studio Tobac 2011 World Tour
100 Years of Davidoff: A Conversation With Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard
Destination Dubai: Puros Under the Palm Trees
Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Cigar Storing
Tobacco & Arts: The Cuba Boarischen
Vrijdag Premium Printing: Exclusive Designs for the Best Cigars
Collector’s Corner: Custom Rolled Cigars
Travel Corner: Curaçao & Aruba
Cigars Made in China
The Cuban La Corona Factory: Worthy of a President
Brazil – Spicy Tobacco From Bahia
La Bodeguita del Medio in Sydney
Procigar 2011: Celebrating Dominican Cigars
Report: Festival del Habano 2011
Visiting the First Honduran Cigar Festival