Tous les articles de la catégorie

Monde du cigare


Image
  • Business
  • Monde du cigare

EXCLUSIVE Habanos S.A. will not take part to Intertabac Dortmund 2024

18 April 2024

The Sino-Cuban group has decided to skip the world’s largest trade show dedicated to tobacco.   According to our sources, Habanos S.A. has decided not to participate in the 2024 Intertabac trade-fair which will take place in Dortmund (Germany) from September 19 to 21. Despite the supply problems it has been experiencing since the pandemic, the Sino-Cuban group had maintained
Lire la suite
Image
  • Business
  • Culture

Birth of the Cigar Academy

25 March 2024

In order du “safeguard, nurture and disseminate the rich artisanal heritage and traditional knowledge of cigare making”, two industry figures are launching the Cigar Academy. Ricardo Carioni (à gauche) et Thomas Gryson, les deux cofondateurs de la Cigar Academy. “We invite all cigar makers to join the Cigar Academy to help us scale up access to cigar education for all,
Lire la suite
Image
  • Monde du cigare
  • News — Cigars

Partagás Línea Maestra: the first boxes appear in Cuba

13 March 2024

Exactly one year after their presentation at the Festival del Habano 2023, some cigars from the Partagás premium line arrived in the cigar shops in Cuba, the first country to market them.     Boxes of the Partagás Línea Maestra went on sale in Cuban La Casa del Habano during the Habano Festival 2024 and the week that followed. A
Lire la suite
Image
  • Monde du cigare
  • The world of cigars

Min Ron Nee: death of a legendary collector

12 March 2024

The author of the “bible” of vintage Havanas died on Saturday March 9. Min Ron Nee’s signature appearing at the bottom of the preface to his book (© DR) Min Ron Nee, cigar collector and author of An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Post-Revolution Havana Cigars, a reference book for fans of vintage Havana Cigars, died this Saturday, March 9. L’Amateur de
Lire la suite
Image
  • Business
  • Monde du cigare

EXCLUSIVE – Xiaohong Hu, the woman who bought the Cohiba humidor for €4.5 million

5 March 2024

L’Amateur de Cigare reveals the identity and functions of the woman who bought the Cohiba humidor for €4.5 million this Friday March 1 in Havana. Xiaohong Hu at a reception at the Kempinski Hotel on Saturday, March 2, the day after the XXIVth Habanos Festival.   Xiaohong Hu, chairman of the Chinese media group ZSHK, is not only the proud
Lire la suite
Image
  • L'Amateur de cigare
  • Monde du cigare

Annie Lorenzo, Managing Editor of L’Amateur de Cigare wins the 2023 Habano Award

2 March 2024

Annie Lorenzo, Managing Editor of L’Amateur de Cigare, received the 2023 Habano Award in the Communication category this Friday March 1 in Cuba. Annie Lorenzo is part of the team that founded the French magazine in 1994, exactly 30 years ago, under the leadership of Jean-Paul Kauffmann, also winner of the Habano Award in 1999. This year, the other two
Lire la suite
Image
  • Business
  • Monde du cigare

No, the Asian market has not hoovered up all the habanos!

9 February 2024

Dag Holmboe, CEO of The Pacific Cigar Company, exclusive distributor of Cuban cigars in Asia, denies the rumors. And confirms that the shortage of Havanas is global. Excerpts from the interview he gave us in L’Amateur de Cigare English edition #16, currently available for subscribers.   Interview by Jean-Pascal Grosso, our special correspondent in Hong Kong   L’Amateur de Cigare:
Lire la suite
Image
  • Monde du cigare
  • News — Cigars

La Flor Dominicana introduces its first Canadian exclusive cigar

19 January 2024

The Dominican Republic brand, La Flor Dominicana presents an exclusive cigar for the Canadian market. The “Exclusivo Canada” cigar was produced in a limited edition of 6 000.  The figurado measures 165 mm x 52 and comes in boxes of 20.  What is very interesting and cool about this cigar is that it features a special tobacco in the shape
Lire la suite
Image
  • Monde du cigare
  • News — Cigars

Diplomáticos Leal, the 7th regional edition for the Cuban domestic market

19 December 2023

200 guests discovered this new vitola reserved for the Cuban domestic market on December 8 in Havana. Named in honor of Eusebio Leal, historian of the city of Havana who died in July 2020, this new cigar from the Diplomáticos brand (140 mm x 54, duke) was presented during an event at the Parque Central Hotel in the presence of
Lire la suite
Image
  • Business
  • Cigar shops

Cuban cigars: “difficulties will continue”, warns French distributor

12 October 2023

In a letter sent to French cigar shops on September 29, Coprova does not see any improvement in supplies.   “The latest information received from our supplier [Habanos SA, editor’s note] indicates to us that difficulties relating to availability will continue to affect the various Habanos markets around the world,” write Enrique Babot and Antoine Bathie, co-general managers of Coprova,
Lire la suite
Image
  • Événements
  • Monde du cigare

The Por Larrañaga 47 RE UK to be launched in 47 venues throughout the country

5 October 2023

A multi-site event for a churchill reserved for the UK market. The Por Larrañaga Larrañaga 47 regional edition United Kingdom 2021 will be launched on November 1st during 47 simultaneous events organized in cigar shops and other cigar-friendly venues in the UK selected by Hunters & Frankau, the exclusive Habanos distributor. The synchronized events will begin at the same time
Lire la suite
Image
  • Business
  • Monde du cigare

Rocky Patel : « We set a precedent in the world »

22 September 2023

On August 9, a federal judge in Washington canceled the FDA’s handmade cigar market regulation. Rocky Patel was the face of this fight which lasted almost eight years. We met him in the aisles of the Intertabac trade fair in Dortmund (Germany) on September 15.   L’Amateur de Cigare: What was your first reaction when you learned the victory against
Lire la suite
Image
  • Monde du cigare
  • News — Cigars

A new Romeo y Julieta premiered in Germany

3 September 2023

The Romeo y Julieta Cupidos (LCDH exclusive) was launched this Saturday, September 2 in a world preview during Habanos Day organized at Bückeburg Castle, Germany.   Announced during the XXIII Festival del Habano in February 2023 (without any samples being distributed), the Romeo y Julieta Cupidos was officially launched in Germany this Saturday, September 2, on the occasion of the
Lire la suite