In 2009, Habanos S.A. celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Trinidad brand by releasing a Robusto in the Trinidad line at the Havana Libre hotel during the XI Festival del Habano in Cuba. It was sold in 12 and 24 count boxes, but sadly in 2012 it was announced that both the Robusto T and the Robusto Extra were being discontinued bringing the total number of regular production vitolas in the [...]
For Altadis U.S.A., the 2012 IPCPR seemed to be an honest effort to improve the quality of its new products. Gone was the intense marketing focus of Warlock and H. Upmann Sun Grown, and in its place were language that suggested the tobacco was of a different breed. It’s hard to say the results are in—but [...]
Altadis USA will be debuting new lines for several of their brands, with Romeo y Julieta, Montecristo, VegaFine, Trinidad and TE—AMO as the focal points of this year’s new releases. While the ROMEO by Romeo y Julieta has been available at retail since May, it will make its formal debut at the IPCPR trade show in [...]
Editor’s Note: The big news of the week? The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a FY13 bill that included language that would encourage the FDA to take authority of all tobacco products, including cigars. The full story is here and overshadows what was otherwise a rather successful week in terms of cigar rights and a slow [...]
Habanos S.A. has discontinued production on the entire Trinidad cigar line, according to a post early Tuesday morning on the Facebook page of the La Casa del Habano in Hamburg, Germany. The post goes onto say that according to Habanos S.A. officials, the brand will be relaunched with new vitolas in the distant future. The Trinidad [...]
For those of you that don’t know… In 2009, Habanos S.A. celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Trinidad brand by releasing a Robusto in the Trinidad line at the Havana Libre hotel during the XI Habano Festival in Cuba. The history of the Trinidad line is interesting to say the least, perhaps the most controversial [...]
January 26, 2012 – Jose Seijas, who has run the acclaimed Tabacalera de Garcia factory in La Romana, Dominican Republic for over 30 years is stepping down as Vice President and General Manager.
December 6, 2010 — Habanos, S.A. is proud to present the Trinidad Humidor specially conceived to mark the 40th anniversary of the brand. Made of cedar and majagua with its characteristic green colour, and reproducing the brand logo on the top made of precious Cuban woods, this case is a masterpiece that has resulted from the expert hands and great skill of Cuban craftsmen.