• EXCLUSIVE – The new Cuban cigars that will be featured at the next Festival del Habano

    L’Amateur de Cigare Magazine has obtained the list of new vitolas that will be announced by Habanos S.A. next February, during the XXIII Festival del Habano. The major event of the next Festival del Habano will be the launch of a premium line under the Partagás brand. Named Línea Maestra – and subject to the […]

  • Cohiba celebrates its 55th anniversary in extravagant 3-day Havana event

    The 3-day event was an initiative from the Cuban government as a way to help stimulate the struggling national economy. Antonio Marsillo, reports from Havana, Cuba (text and pictures) As a kind of replacement for the cancelled annual Habanos Festival in late February, the celebration of Cohiba 55th anniversary took place from September 7 to […]

  • EXCLUSIVE – A Cuban regional edition for the World Cup in Qatar

    The Juan Lopez Hat-Trick will be released in Qatar during the competition. Phoenicia, exclusive distributor of Cuban cigars in this area of ​​the globe, is preparing a Regional edition to mark the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, from November 21 to December 18. The Juan López “Exclusivo Qatar” will be called Hat-Trick, the “hat-trick” being […]

  • BREAKING General increase in the price of cigars in Cuban shops

    Imposed by Habanos SA on all distributors, the “world rates” have also applied in Cuban domestic market for a few days. The Cohiba Robustos is displayed at 63.15 USD, the Trinidad Vigia at 47.45 USD. Strong price increase also on the rest of the Habanos catalog. In accordance with what we announced exclusively on May […]

  • Ramon Allones Private Stock 230 RE Great Britain 2020 makes first appearance

    Hunters & Frankau, exclusive distributor of Cuban cigars in Great Britain, unveiled the regional edition at its trade show at the end of May. The Ramon Allones Private Stock 230 “Exclusivo Gran Bretania” will be a slightly shortened double corona (170 mm x 50, Partagas n° 16). It commemorates the 230th anniversary of Hunters & […]

  • EXCLUSIVE Cohiba “global prices” will also apply to the Cuban domestic market

    In Cuba, too, the sale prices of the most prestigious Cuban cigars will be aligned with the prices of Hong Kong, one of the most expensive countries in the world. There was still some doubt about the application of the new pricing strategy in the Cuban domestic market. The clarification we received from Habanos SA […]

  • El Rey del Mundo L’Epoque RE France 2020 available this summer

    The 2020 regional edition for France will be available this summer, announces Coprova, Cuban cigars exclusive distributor for France. Unveiled in preview during the 26th Nuit de L’Amateur de Cigare last November, the El Rey del Mundo L’Epoque is the second 2020 regional edition for the French market, after the Quai d’Orsay Clemenceau, which is […]

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    Habanos SA: turnover up 15% in 2021

    The Havana-based group announces $568 million in revenue in 2021 and promises an event for Cohiba’s 55th anniversary in Cuba in September. “The 2021 results confirm the solid path we are on, despite the crisis caused by Covid-19.”, said Luis Sanchez-Harguindey and Inocente Nuñez Blanco, Habanos SA’s co-president in a press release. Habanos SA posted […]

  • Cohiba prices: Habanos SA formalizes its decision

    The Cuban group confirms the homogenization of prices for Cohiba, Trinidad and a number of other vitolas with Hong Kong rates. The information was not yet official. It had been widely rumored by the exclusive distributors who were all informed of the new pricing policy at the end of last week. This Friday, May 6, […]

  • Cohiba prices will double in Europe “as soon as possible”

    Habanos S.A. announced to distributors a very strong price increase on the most prestigious brands and lines. Other global brands will increase by 20-25%. The information was announced by Habanos S.A. at the end of last week to all the exclusive distributors of Havana cigars: “we were expecting a classic increase, a little stronger this […]

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    Reopening of La Casa del Habano Partagás in Havana

    Decrepit and dangerous, the historic site on the ground floor of the Partagás cigar factory building was abandoned in July 2020. The new La Casa del habano Partagás in Havana reopened this Monday, May 25, after almost two years of closure and work. Now located at 1 Bernaza Street, very close to the El Floridita […]

  • Will Cuban tobacco soon be rolled in the US?

    No cigars have been made from Cuban tobacco in the United States for nearly 60 years. One American entrepreneur hopes to change all that.   Guillaume Renouard, our correspondent in the USA   The story goes that on February 5, 1962, a few hours before signing the embargo making it illegal to import all Cuban […]

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