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World Trade Organization Upholds Australia’s Plain Packaging Requirement

The World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body has issued a ruling supporting Australia’s tobacco plain packaging requirements and dismissing claims made by the Dominican Republic and...
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Punch Super Robusto (ER Asia Pacifico 2007)

Rereleases in Habanos S.A.’s Edición Regional program are fairly rare, but one of the better known examples is the Punch Super Robusto. Originally released in 2006, the...
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Juan López Ideales (ER Austria 2011)

I will be the first to admit that I don’t remember every cigar that I have ever smoked or every word I have written for...
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El Rey del Mundo Taínos (ER Formosa 2018)

Habanos S.A.’s Edición Regional series has included exclusive releases for specific countries, regions of the world and even distributor’s areas; however, one of the releases scheduled...
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Trinidad Media Luna

In 2019, the Cuban-made Trinidad brand celebrated its 50th anniversary. As is commonplace in the cigar industry, Habanos S.A. released a special cigar to mark...
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Montecristo Dantés (EL 2016)

After a week last month where I smoked almost nothing but Cuban cigars, I think it’s been a month since I’ve smoked anything from the...
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Montecristo Robusto (EL 2006)

Twenty years ago, Habanos S.A. launched its Edición Limitada program, a new series of cigars that not only used aged tobacco, but utilized a vitola...
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Punch La Isla (ER Cuba 2018)

As we have covered numerous times before, the Edición Regional program was born in 2005, with a quartet of cigars released, the Punch Superfinos and...
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Bolívar Lusíadas (ER Portugal 2017)

On April 12, 2018, Casa Havaneza in Portugal celebrated its 154th anniversary, which it proclaims makes it one of the oldest tobacco shops in the...
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Festival del Habano XXII: Getting Home & Final Thoughts

My fifth year covering the Festival Del Habano in Cuba did not end the way that I was expecting. On my second flight from Miami...
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Habanos S.A. Announces $531 Million in Revenue for 2019

Corporación Habanos S.A., the worldwide distributor for Cuban cigars, has announced that it generated $531 million in revenue for 2019. While that number is slightly...
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