Omar González Alemán

Leaf By Omar

In October 2018, Pittsburgh-based “Island” Jim Robinson’s Leaf & Bean Strip cigar shop released the latest addition in its Leaf by line, a series of cigars...
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Leaf by Omar

It is not every day—or even every year—that a cigar store blend becomes popular enough to sell to a nationwide audience, but that is exactly...
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Leaf by Omar Heads to Stores

There’s yet another entry into the Leaf by Series, this time coming from Omar González Alemán’s La Corona Factory. The aptly called Leaf by Omar is a...
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Soneros Habano Maduro Toro

At the 2013 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Tarazona Cigars displayed a handful of brands from a relatively unknown company called Cubanacan. One of them was...
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Soneros Returning in April

Soneros, the brand owned by the González family behind the La Corona Factory in Estelí, will return to the market next month. While the name...
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Puro Sabor 2018: Day 4

Thursday started in the back of a Nicaraguan police car. I have found my way into the back of a Nicaraguan police truck. #purosabor18 —...
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H.R. Habano A

In late 2014, Hirochi Robaina—grandson of the late Alejandro Robaina—debuted his non-Cuban cigar blend to the U.S. market. Named H.R. Habano, the line debuted in four different...
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Hirochi Robaina’s H.R. Adding Blue & Claro Lines at IPCPR 2016

The H.R. Habano line that bears the initials of Hirochi Robaina will be getting to new siblings. At next month’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show,...
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Cubanacan Lawsuit Settled

The lawsuit involving Robert Mederos of Cubanacan Cigars and the Soneros brand and its owners Omar and Luis González has been settled. Frank Herrera, attorney...
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HR Habano Returns to Market Today

For the first time in almost a year, there’s a new batch of HR Habanos in the U.S. Last spring, the González family, who has...
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Spence Drake Launching White Hat Tobacco to Distribute Hirochi Robaina’s HR

It’s a bit full circle. Spence Drake will once again be selling HR Habano. Drake, the former Cubanacan vp of sales, is launching White Hat...
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