• New prices of Cuban cigars in Canada

    The increase announced by Habanos SA to its distributors came into effect two days ago. For many years as director of an important cigar shop, clients regularly asked “Is this cigar really worth $100?”.  The reply was always a variation of “It all depends on what $100 means to you.”  And so, cigar lovers occasionally […]

  • Pacific Cigar celebrated its 30th anniversary

    The Diplomáticos PCC 30th RE Asia-Pacific was premiered. The Pacific Cigar Company (PCC), exclusive distributor of Cuban cigars in some fifteen countries in the Asia-Pacific zone, celebrated its 30th anniversary on December 7 and 8 at the Kerry Hotel in Hong Kong. The 200 guests first had the Bolivar Silver Jubilee RE Hong Kong 2017, […]

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    BREAKING Fresh general price increase on Cuban cigars

    Several distributors around the world are announcing price increases from January 1, 2023. Only a few months after a historic increase in its prices (see L’ADC English Edition #8 and #9), Habanos SA announces a new increase in the prices at which it supplies its cigars to exclusive distributors – which will have direct consequences […]

  • Juan Lopez Hat Trick RE Qatar, the cigar of the World Cup

    The Qatar regional edition Qatar will be launched the day of the final. As we announced here on August 26, Phoenicia, exclusive distributor of Cuban cigars in the Gulf region, will launch a cigar on the evening of the FIFA World Cup final. This regional edition reserved for the host country is called Hat-Trick, the […]

  • The new Quai d’Orsay N° 52 premiered in Paris

    This new vitola from the brand’s regular portfolio will be available in French cigar shops by the end of November. © Luc Monnet The venue for this evening, sublime, had not been chosen at random. The Hôtel de la Marine is not only located on the Place de la Concorde, therefore opposite the Quai d’Orsay […]

  • 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 […]

  • Dortmund: The other tobacco-growing regions thank Cuba

    At Intertabac trade fair, in Dortmund, in the two halls devoted to handmade cigars, all the talk was about the Cuban cigar shortage. But other regions are also facing logistical challenges that are new to the industry.   “Thank you, Cuba!” The Germans – who host the world’s largest tobacco trade fair in Dortmund (North […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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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, […]

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