Festival del Habano XVIII

Trinidad Topes (EL 2016) (Preproduction)

If I walk into a store selling Cuban cigars and I needed something to smoke in that moment, chances are I’ll grab an Edición Limitada....
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Cuaba 20 Aniversario (Preproduction)

Launched in 1996, Cuaba is likely best known for being a Cuban line of cigars with a regular production that is made up of figurado cigars,...
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Cohiba Medio Siglo (Preproduction)

As you may have heard, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of Habanos S.A.’s most prolific brand, Cohiba, and the Cuban cigar enterprise has pulled out...
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Cohiba Majestuosos 1966 (Preproduction)

While most of the attention at the Festival del Habano XVIII was on the Cohiba 50 Aniversario, a limited edition and massive 7 x 60 cigar...
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Hoyo de Monterrey Elegantes (Preproduction)

In August 2015, Habanos S.A. announced the cigars it would be releasing for 2016. Included in this list were two La Casa del Habano store...
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H. Upmann Magnum 54 (Preproduction)

For many decades, the H. Upmann Magnum 46 stood all alone as the only Magnum-branded cigars within the Upmann portfolio. That changed a bit over 10...
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Weekly News (March 14, 2016)

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Cigar Festival Recaps: 2016 Edition

Once again, we traveled to three different cigar festivals in the major cigar-producing countries: Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. Last year we made an...
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Festival del Habano XVIII: Getting Home

After writing my day-by-day posts of the actual events during the Festival del Habano XVIII, I thought I would take a little time to put down...
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Festival del Habano XVIII: Day 5

After a fairly easy Thursday, I knew the last day of the Festival del Habano XVIII would be packed full, and I was not wrong...
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Festival del Habano XVIII: Day 4

Like ants on the carcass of a dead animal. That was the thought that went through my mind more than once as I watched the...
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