For the last seven years, Habanos has been releasing special editions only for the Spanish market: the “Colección Vintage” (Vintage collection) cigars.
Red and white are not only the corporative colors of Romeo y Julieta but also of the Atlético de Madrid football club.
The 20th Festival del Habano is being held this week in Havana. 2000 participants from 70 countries are gathering to celebrate cigars, their history and culture.
Partagás Capitols and Romeo y Julieta Club Kings are the two cigars that will be the first ones to be available within the new Línea Retro, a new design concept launched by Habanos this week.
Intertabak announced that Sancho Panza Valientes are now hitting the Swiss market. The cigars had first been presented during the Swiss Habanos Day 2017.
In 2015, Partagás presented its new Partagás Maduro No.1. The brand will now introduce two new sizes in the Maduro line at the 2018 Habanos Festival.
Habanos introduced a new release to travel retail at the Tax Free World Association World Exhibition in Cannes, France.
The Madrid Zarzuela Hippodrome was the venue for the grand premiere, the world scoop of the new Montecristo Línea 1935.
Cubancigarwebsite.com, the biggest online data base of cuban cigars, is offline after suffering a complete data loss on December 7, 2016. Website manager Alexander Groom disclosed the reason to be corrupted backup files on the servers and said that the lost files are not retrievable.
Habanos has now officially announced the worldwide release of Quintero Tubulares, the first Quintero size available in an aluminum tube. The 133 x 16,7 mm | 5 1/4 x 42 cigar is made “Totalmente a Mano con Tripa Corta”.
Students of the origins of Havana cigar brands will know that Montecristo came in just five sizes named numerically and it has always been assumed that the initial athletic line-up formed Montecristo’s range from the very beginning in 1935. However, during his research into the history of Hunters & Frankau, Simon Chase found some documents that suggest a rather different story.
Habanos S.A. has announced the release of Hoyo de Monterrey Hermosos No. 4, the latest addition to their new Añejados line which was first launched in early 2015. The cigars are already available in Germany and will arrive in other countries during the first quarter of 2016.