Festival del Habano XIX

Quai d’Orsay No. 54 (Preproduction)

For a relatively small marca in the Habanos S.A. portfolio, Quai d’Orsay has certainly received a fair amount of attention in the last few years….

Montecristo Linea 1935 Maltés (Preproduction)

During the XIX Festival del Habano in Havana, Cuba, earlier this year, Habanos S.A. announced that it would be debuting three new vitolas under the Montecristo marca….

Festival del Habano XIX: Getting Home & Final Thoughts

As I did last year, I decided to put together a quick overview of my final thoughts on various subjects relating to Cuba after attending…

Festival del Habano XIX: Day 5

Unlike the previous four days, my fifth full day in Cuba started relatively late with me getting to the convention center at 9 a.m. My…

Festival del Habano XIX: Day 4

After a quick cigar and cup of coffee on my patio, I grabbed a taxi and headed to the day’s first event, a tour of…

Festival del Habano XIX: Day 3

My fourth day in Cuba would be a fairly light day in terms of number of events, but quite long in terms of the amount…

Festival del Habano XIX: Day 2

As part of last year’s Festival del Habanos, the press was invited to visit the Pinar del Río region of Cuba, where some of the most…

Festival del Habano XIX: Day 1

My first full day in Havana started out early, albeit not as early as the day before. I was up at 5 a.m. just in…

Habanos S.A. Announces H. Upmann Gran Reserva, 2017 Edición Limitadas

While not much of a surprise, Habanos S.A. has shown off the 2017 versions of both its Edición Limitada and Gran Reserva series. The flagship…

Festival del Habano XIX – Day 0

For the second year in a row I will be covering the Festival de Habano in Havana, Cuba, and for the second year in a row,…

Habanos S.A. Confirms Montecristo 1935, New Look Quai D’ Orsay

As the XIX Festival del Habano kicks off in Havana, Cuba, Habanos S.A. has confirmed a variety of new releases. Just as it looked in…