Hurricane Ian Lands in Cuba’s Pinar del Río, Tobacco Farms Damaged & Electric Grid Fails

Hurricane Ian made a direct hit in Cuba’s most prominent tobacco-growing region, Pinar del Río. Pictures from the Robaina family farm show serious damage.

Further north, American cigar companies in Tampa are closing Tuesday in preparation for the storm.

Ramón Allones Noellas Arrives in Italy

The Edición Regional is a corona-sized cigar that celebrates the 20th anniversary of Diadema S.p.A., the Italian distributor of Habanos S.A. products.

Habanos S.A. Releases Cohiba 55 Humidor Auction Catalogue

The Habanos S.A. humidor auction will be smaller, with both humidors featuring the Cohiba brand.

La Gloria Cubana Via Balcanica to be Released in Bulgaria Next Week

A new Edición Regional release will be arriving on store shelves in Bulgaria beginning on Monday, as Kaliman Caribe Ltd. has announced the release of…

Spain’s Tabacalera S.L.U. Celebrates Historic Tobacco Factory with New Montecristo Carmen

A historic tobacco factory is being celebrated with a new vitola for the Cuban Montecristo marca.

Habanos S.A. Schedules Festival del Habano XXIII For Feb. 27-March 3, 2023

Habanos S.A. originally scheduled the event for both 2021 and 2022, but it now has a date for 2023.

Ramón Allones Petit Allones (ER Andorra 2013)

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

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.

Cohiba 55 Aniversario Gets $300 Price Tag in Beirut

After holding a launch party for the Cohiba 55 Aniversario last Saturday, Phoenicia Trading Co. has announced the retail pricing of the cigar when it…

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.