Italy

H. Upmann Regalías Added to Línea Retro Collection

In October 2017, Habanos S.A. announced a new collection of five-count tins called the Línea Retro collection that would feature some of the company’s marquee brands…

Toscano Duecento

One of the things I’ve been meaning to do at halfwheel is to review a Toscano. The Italian cigars—the name of which is both a reference…

Montecristo Supremos Edición Limitada to Debut in Italy (Update)

One of Habanos S.A.’s Edición Limitadas will make its worldwide debut in Italy this week, but it may still be some time before reaching retailers…

La Gloria Cubana Invictos (ER Italia 2017)

If there is one country in the world whose Ediciónes Regional releases have intrigued me, it is Italy. This is largely attributed to the La…

Fausto V551 Heads to Italy

Late last year, Pete Johnson of Tatuaje showed off a new Fausto that he indicated would be associated with Italy. Now that cigar is off…

La Flor de Cano Casanova (ER Italia 2016)

Of all the countries and regions that have had Edición Regional cigars produced for them by Habanos S.A., few have been as intriguing to me…

Habanos Lounges and Habanos Terraces Debut in Italy

Habanos S.A. is rolling out a pair of new retail concepts, with two of the first appearing in Italy in recent weeks. The Habanos Lounge and Habanos…

La Flor de Cano Casanova Debuts in Italy Next Week

The latest Italian regional will be on shelves next week. On April 9, Diadema S.P.A., the Italian distributor of Cuban cigars, will hold a tasting…

La Escepción Don José Coming to Italy as Edición Regional

The highly regarded La Escepción blend is getting a second size, as Diadema s.p.a., the Italian distributor for Habanos S.A., has announced the launch of…

Ramón Allones Short Perfectos (ER Italy 2014)

As has become quite common with Habanos S.A.’s Edición Regional program, the Ramón Allones Short Perfectos—part of the 2014 set—arrived a bit late, albeit in early…

Weekly News (Jan. 26, 2015)

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