Fuente is a name that is indissolubly associated with excellence and exclusivity. The Dominican manufactory as legendary and are quickly sold out. Carlito, the head of the family of Fuentes, is a pioneer in the industry, and was honored in the fall with the life’s work for his impressive life’s work. We visit the Castle of Fuente, located between the domicile and the epicenter of the Dominican cigar industry, Santiago de los Caballeros. A conversation about family, partnerships, and his biggest heartfelt concerns.
About the strength of cigars: Have you ever considered how the strength of a cigar comes about, and is it really? We interviewed industry experts.
New generation at La Flor Dominicana: For Tony Gomez, it was not always clearer that his father and his father Litto had started with Tony’s stepmother. We spoke with the iconic father-and-son team about the beginnings and future of their collaboration.
Reserva & Gran Reserva: Since their first appearance in 2003 and 2009 respectively, the Reserva and Gran Reserva launches are among the most sought-after editions among Habanos fans and collectors. Nicola Di Nunzio gives an introduction to the illustrious circle.
If you missed this edition, you can order a back-issue.
The following is an overview of the contents of the issue 4/2018.
Cigar Trophy Awards 2018: The Winners
Cigar News: New Cigars & Accessories
Cigar Locations Worldwide
Cover Story: Carlito Fuente
Blind Tasting: 60 Cigars
Cigar Smoking World Championship: New World Champion
Habanos Hot Spots: A Global Overview
Gurkha Cigars: Transitions
Cigar Wives Pt. II
Cigar Personalities: Roberto Rodriguez Pardal
Next Generation at La Flor Dominicana
Cigar Friendly: Sofia, New Jersey
Cubanacan Cigars: Expansion & Redesign
Cigar Movie „Hand Rolled“
The Romance of Cigar-Speak
Cigar Places: Hotell Havanna, Sweden
Janny García & Pete Johnson, the Brangelina of Cigars
How Tobacco Conquers Living Space
Quesada Cigars: Patricia Commenting Rumors
Felix Mesa’s New Brand: Vegas del Purial
Brand Portrait: Liga Privada
Cigar Knowledge: What is Meant by Strength
Habanos Collectors: Reserva & Gran Reserva
Eiling Lim, Malaysia’s Whisky Woman
Centaur: Cigars for Heroes
Bars & Cigars: Madrid
Davidoff Master Blender Eladio Díaz: My Dream Cigar