Cohiba 50 Night: Half a Century of an Icon


Over 400 people attending the event could enjoy Cohiba’s 50 Aniversario at Madrid’s Hipódromo de la Zarzuela, where they were the first ones to taste two new Habanos together with a wide range of Premium products, within the framework of the most important event of the year for enthusiasts of Habanos and gourmet experiences: The Cohiba 50 Night.

The Pasión Habanos Club’s members had the opportunity to attend this emblematic event, another approach to the most exclusive brand in the cigar realm, which this year celebrates half a century of existence.

Cristina Boscá, the popular announcer from Los 40 Principales, was the master of ceremonies and DJ del event.

One Cohiba 50 Aniversario cigar was exhibited throughout the event: a one-and-only series made up of 50 humidors with 50 Habanos. An exclusive “cabinet” covered with authentic 24-karat gold-plated leaves of Cuban tobacco.

Moreover, Dupont smokers’ accessories were showcased, as well as the Zenith El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Cohiba Edition watch: a special edition put out by the watch brand to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Cohiba.

Exquisite tastings of the finest products money can buy, such as Plymouth gin, sherry brandies and wines from Ximenez-Spinola, Havana Club’s Seleccion de Mestros, Marques de Murrieta wines, Ibericos COVAP, foei Imperia, Frinsa preserves, Nacarii caviar, Brabante beer, Supracafé coffee, Pop-It popcorn, Charles Heidsieck champagne and Bajo Cero ice creams, among many others.

But the big star of the night, amid the tastings of these fine products, was Cohiba. During the event, guest could puff on two habanos never lit up in Spain before and designed to mark the brand’s 50th anniversary: Cohiba Medio Siglo and Cohiba Maduro 5 Genios 50 Aniversario.