Simon Chase

Simon Chase, 74, Former Hunters & Frankau Marketing Director, Dies

Simon Chase, one of the most respected authorities of Cuban cigars, has died at 74. He is best known for working for Hunters & Frankau,...
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C.Gars Ltd Winter Auction Tops $780,000 in Sales

At 2 p.m. local time–a prompt 2 p.m.–the winter 2015 edition of the C.Gars Ltd auction started. At 3 p.m., the test fire alarm at...
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Por Larrañaga Magnifico (ER UK 2007)

In 2007, before people started getting a bit jaded on the whole Edición Regional program, Habanos S.A. released the Por Larrañaga Magnifico, a regional release for the U.K....
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Cohiba Behike (2006)

In 2006, Cohiba celebrated its 40th anniversary. Like in 1996 (Cohiba 30 Aniversario Humidor & Jar) and 2001 (Cohiba 35 Aniversario Humidor), Corporación Habanos marked...
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Recap: XIII Festival del Habano

Ethically, doing a recap on an event I didn’t attend is probably a mortal sin; however it’s Habanosfest. Actually, my decision for this post is...
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Por Larrañaga Magnificos (ER UK 2007)

Just like in Highlander, there can be only one. And that one could very well be the Por Larrañaga Magnifico. It has been called the...
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