Cuba

Ramón Allones Petit Allones (ER Andorra 2013)

While a tiny country, Andorra has a sizable list of Edición Regional releases.

Punch ManTua (ER Italia 2018)

If Habanos S.A. let the staff members of halfwheel design an Edición Regional release, it would probably end up something like the Punch ManTua. Or maybe Brooks would have his idea win out and we’d do a ninfa with a 109 cap.

Ramón Allones King of North (ER Nordicos-Balticos 2020)

After a preview to cigar clubs in September, the Ramón Allones King of North was released on Oct. 1, 2021 to stores in eight countries…

Por Larrañaga Robustos de Larrañaga (ER Asia Pacifico 2007)

When thinking of the majority of new cigar releases, it’s reasonable to expect that those cigars will come in a few standard sizes, such as…

Romeo y Julieta Fabulosos No.2 (Colección Habanos 2016)

In 2001, Habanos S.A. launched the Colleción Habanos series, which took large-format cigars and packaged them in boîte nature boxes that are designed to look…

Romeo y Julieta Churchill Reserva Cosecha 2008

Outside of why is it called halfwheel?, the question I get asked the most is some version of, are Cuban cigars the best? For many years, my…

La Escepción Longos

Since the first Cuban cigar brand was registered in 1797—the brand was named Cabañas—the landscape of Cuban marcas has been littered with the graves of…

Quai d’Orsay Baalbeck (ER Libano 2018)

When it comes to looking for the interesting aspects of a cigar release, some are more of a challenge to turn up than others. Yet…

San Cristóbal de La Habana Harimau Malaya (ER Malasia 2020)

In April, Pacific Cigar Ltd. hosted the debut of the first Edición Regional release for Malaysia. The San Cristóbal de La Habana Harimau Malaya is…

Hoyo de Monterrey Primaveras

In November 2019, Habanos S.A. joined the list of cigar companies making Zodiac calendar-inspired cigars with the Romeo y Julieta Maravillas 8, a 6 1/10 (155mm) x…

Por Larrañaga Galanes

If there’s been one fairly common topic in my recent conversations about what Habanos S.A. has been releasing, it’s that the new cigars all seem…