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Cuban Cigar Website Suffers Complete Data Loss, Now Offline

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.

Montecristo: 80th Anniversary of Cuba’s Best-Selling Brand

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.

Montecristo Media Corona is #15 of Cigar Journal’s Top 25 of 2015

This Half Corona celebrated its world debut as part of the 225th anniversary of the British Habanos importers Hunters & Frankau in June 2015. The vitola was actually first rolled in 1907, and, in the 1920s and 1930s became a veritable sales success. It’s the shortest hand-rolled Habanos cigar that exists.

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