There’s a fresh wind blowing in the legendary Cava de Magallanes. The tobacco shop was Madrid’s first store that had an extra room for cigars. José Martínez Franco, owner since 1968, is passing on the torch.
Boneshaker, a cigar brand made in Nicaragua and so far only available in the USA, is now making its way to the Spanish market through Tabacalera.
The Academia is open to manufacturers, distributors, retailers worldwide and to the general public. They have their own events, but they are also open to hosting third-party events geard towards promoting premium cigars.
The Academia is a beautifully appointed space dedicated as a gathering place for cigar enthusiasts where learning about tobacco becomes a social event.
The Madrid Zarzuela Hippodrome was the venue for the grand premiere, the world scoop of the new Montecristo Línea 1935.
At the very first official spanish qualification tournament for the Cigar Smoking World Championship, the competition to smoke a cigar as slowly as possible, Marco Tessari emerged as the victor with a smoking time of one hour and 55 minutes.
At the Talavera de la Reina in Toledo, Spain, cigar jars are made by hand. The master potter Francisco Agudo gives an insight into the factory, where the jars for the new Vintage Collection from Habanos are produced.
Lovers of Cuban cigars in Spain are now treated with a special release available only in this country. The retro tin can of Hoyo de Monterrey is inspired by an original design from the 20th century.
Barcelona has now been included in the tour conducted by Oettinger Davidoff AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium cigars, bringing its Ladies Masterclasses to various cities all over the world.