In April 2017, the official Swedish qualification tournament for the Cigar Smoking World Championship took place at Gothenburg tobacconist Mellgren’s for the 4th time.
Joakim Widell lives on the island of Gotland and is field worker, farmer, blender, and roller, all in one, for his cigar, Tektor. About eight years ago he was given some tobacco seeds as a gift and he began the experiment of planting tobacco on Gotland.
The Swedish cigar importer and distributor Brother of the Leaf has invited French wine expert, Philipe Saillard, to do a wine, foie gras and cigar pairing in Uppsala, north of Stockholm, on Friday, October 21.
Rocky Patel will go on a European tour this summer. Starting end of June he will visit seven events in five countries. Rocky will be accompanied by Kolja Kukuk, Director of Marketing & Sales Europe at Rocky Patel Premium Cigars, Inc.
Darren Cioffi, owner of Principle Cigars, did it again. He repeated history by winning the Cigar Smoking World Championship Qualification Tournament in Sweden – again. The tournament took place at Mellgren’s Fine Tobacco in Gotheburg.
The Swedish qualification tournament for the Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) will be held in Gothenburg at Mellgren’s Fine Tobacco on Saturday, April 16, 2016.
According to Peter Zimmermann, owner of Den anspråkslösa cigarraffären in Malmö, Gothenburg has been at the forefront of the Swedish tobacco market for a long time, but he also says things are changing.
Gothenburg is an often underestimated beauty among cities, which has long established itself as a bastion of world-renowned Scandinavian design. In August Gothenburg Cigar Festival draws passionads from all over Scandinavia to the city. Gothenburg is also the starting point for popular trips to the idyllic archipelago, the small holiday island such as Styrsö, which can be quickly reached by ferry.