Vegueros Tapados

Having been discontinued in 2012, the Vegueros brand reemerged two years later with a complete refresh from top to bottom. A facelift to the logo,…

Vegueros Slated for 2013 Return

Earlier this week, a post on a message board provided the unofficial announcement as to the 2013 Edición Limitadas that Habanos S.A. would be releasing….

Press Release: New Vegueros Nears Release

June 11, 2014 — In Vuelta Abajo it is traditional for the Vegueros -the farmers who cultivate Cuban tobacco- to make their own cigars. All…

Review: Vegueros Seoane

Established as a marca in 1997, Vegueros lived a relatively short life on the market only lasting 15 years before being discontinued in 2012. The…

New German Price List Reveals How Habanos S.A. is Changing Cuban Cigar Prices

As expected, the increases to Trinidad and Cohiba are significant, but the vast majority of Cuban cigars are seeing a more modest increase. A new German price list explains in detail what Habanos S.A.’s new pricing could mean for cigar smokers worldwide.

Press Release: Montecristo & Partagás are the Centre of Attention on the XV Anniversary of the Habanos Festival

February 27, 2013 — The XV Habanos Festival has started, a must-go event which every year brings together Habano aficionados from more than 70 countries,…

Ask halfwheel: Will the Cuban Crop Affect the Premium Tobacco Industry in the U.S.?

Every Friday we answer one of the questions submitted to us by you, the readers. It’s a segment we creatively titled, Ask halfwheel. This week, reader…

Higher Cuban Cigar Prices Go Into Effect in Spain

Spain, the largest market for Cuban cigars in the world, has announced new pricing for Cuban cigars. In short: it looks very familiar to that German price list from a few weeks ago.

Press Release: Edición Limitada 2012 Montecristo 520

September 17, 2012 — The Ediciones Limitadas- Limited Editions- of Habanos* are highly appreciated and awaited every year by enthusiasts worldwide. They are characterized by…

Press Release: Habanos S.A. Presents the First Edición Limitada of 2013, Hoyo de Monterrey Grand Epicure

July 8, 2013 — The Ediciones Limitadas -Limited Editions- of Habanos* (D.O.P) are highly appreciated and awaited every year by enthusiasts worldwide. They are characterized…

Press Release: Habanos Releases Edición Limitada 2011 Allones Extra of Ramón Allones

September 23, 2011 — The Ediciones Limitadas- Limited Editions- of Habanos* are highly appreciated and awaited by the aficionados worldwide every year. They are characterized by vitolas that do not appear in the usual range of the brand portfolio, and which are distinguished by a careful selection of their leaves – wrapper, filler and binder- which have been aged for a period of at least 2 years. The dark wrapper dressing these Habanos coming from the top leaves of the Tapado – shade grown black Cuban tobacco plant- is another characteristic that identifies them.

Altadis U.S.A. Announces Yargüera H. Upmann

Several weeks ago, Altadis U.S.A. let it be known that it was working with a new type of hybrid tobacco called Yargüera, named for the…

Press Release: Edición Limitada 2012 H. Upmann Robustos

July 13, 2012 — Habanos s.a. presents the first Edición Limitada -limited edition- of 2012. H. Upmann is one of the three brands selected on…

Press Release: Habanos S.A. Presents the Partagas Serie C No.3 Edición Limitada 2012

September 4, 2012 — The Ediciones Limitadas- Limited Editions- of Habanos* (D.O.P) are highly appreciated and awaited every year by enthusiasts worldwide. They are characterized…

Press Release: Habanos S.A. Presents the Second Edición Limitada of 2013

July 17, 2013 — The Ediciones Limitadas -Limited Editions- of Habanos* (D.O.P) are highly appreciated and awaited every year by enthusiasts worldwide. They are characterized…

Press Release: Romeo y Julieta Edición Limitada 2013 Romeo de Luxe

October 2, 2013 — The Ediciones Limitadas -Limited Editions- of Habanos* (D.O.P) are highly appreciated and awaited every year by enthusiasts worldwide. They are characterized…

Press Release: Habanos S.A. Announces 15th Habanos Festival

November 27, 2012 (Habana, Cuba) — From Tuesday February 26th to Saturday March 2nd, 2013, Cuba, once more, will be the venue of the largest…

2018 Habanos Release List Confirmed (Update)

The list of new Cuban cigars for 2018 appears to have emerged. Tabak-Kontor, which operates the La Casa del Habano franchise in the Eastern German…

Editorial: The Assault on Small Ring Gauge Cigars

Looking at the list of 2009 Cuban ER and EL releases, and  quite a few of the newer releases in the NC community, I started…