When the Partagás factory moved from its traditional address the tobacco world was surprised. Now plans to remodel the building into a hotel have emerged.
Partagás Legend pays tribute to forefathers of the handmade cigar business who brought this venerable brand to prominence.
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.
Here are the details to the 20th edition of the annual Habanos festival including two novelties that will be introduced during the festival.
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.
General Cigar celebrates the long brand history of Partagás with a new cigar line named Heritage.
Featuring a Shade Grown wrapper leaf and tobaccos from Vuelta Abajo, the cigar will come in a 130 x 20,6 (5 1/8 x 52) parejo size in Semi Boîte boxes of 25.
After this year’s Festival del Habano had ended Simon Chase was still in Havana, so he went in search of an old friend, the torcedor Hamlet Jaime Paredes, who is best known as the cigar roller in residence at the Romeo y Julieta Casa del Habano.
It’s hard to believe that the famous tobacco exporter Mark A. Pollack built this splendid structure located behind the Briones Montoto factory just to store his excellent tobacco. Fully renovated in recent years, the gorgeous building is housing a Partagás worksite while its walls shine a gleaming white.
A true Marvel – over the last 15 years, the now 80-year-old Arnaldo Bichot has shaped the brand Partagás. The Partagás Lusitanias Gran Reserva Cosecha 2007 is his masterpiece.
The world-famous Partagás factory (at the address of No. 520 Industria in Havana) was nationalized 46 years ago, during the course of the Cuban revolution. The proprietor family, by the name of Cifuentes, had to leave everything behind when emigrating to the USA with nothing but the often-quoted clothes on their backs. There they made…