Partagás Línea Maestra Debuts at Festival del Habano XXIII
The long-rumored Partagás Línea Maestra makes its formal debut. As expected, this line will be offered in sizes ranging from 46 to 56 ring gauge.
Habanos S.A. Generated $545 Million in Revenue in 2022
Habanos S.A. says this amounts to a 2 percent increase.
Cohiba Espléndidos Gran Reserva Cosecha 2017 Announced
For the first time since 2009, Habanos S.A. has selected Cohiba to be the Gran Reserva release. No word on pricing or a release date.
General Cigar Co. Files New Lawsuit Against Cuba in Cohiba Trademark Dispute
In December 2022, a U.S. trademark court ruled in favor of Cubatabaco, the Cuban cigar monopoly, over its near 30-year dispute with General Cigar Co. over who should own the U.S. trademark for Cohiba. Now, General is firing back with a new lawsuit.
Maritza Carrillo González Named Co-President of Habanos S.A.
This is the first time that Habanos S.A. has named a woman to the top leadership position. Sources tell halfwheel that Maritza Carrillo González will replace Inocente Núñez Blanco as one of the company’s two co-presidents.
Rafael González Coronas de Lonsdales, El Rey del Mundo Templários Released in Portugal (Update)
The Rafael González Coronas de Lonsdales and the El Rey del Mundo Templários were previewed at an event in Portugal. It’s unclear when you will be able to purchase either cigar.
Jorge Pérez Martel Named New Commercial VP of Habanos S.A.
Pérez Martel was most recently the head of the LCDH program for Habanos S.A.
Montecristo L’Esprit Debuts in Switzerland
A new Montecristo cigar appeared as part of the launch of three new humidors.
Juan López Gran Patagón Edición Regional Cono Sur Debuting Next Month
This will only the second Edición Regional release made exclusively for the Southern Cone countries, which includes Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
Registration Opens for Festival del Habano XXIII
Cuba’s annual cigar festival is less than 40 days away.
Cohiba Siglo de Oro Celebrates Year of the Rabbit
The Siglo de Oro is also the first Cuban cigar to feature an NFC in the box.