Cuba’s Pedro Tejeda, from La Bodeguita del Medio, beat Venezuela’s Jose Gregorio Pereira and UK’s Peter Dobrontei –second and third places, respectively- in a tough competition
Companies and boldface names that have contributed to the planning of festivals were recognized Friday during the event’s closing ceremony.
Half a dozen competitors signed up for the grand finale of the 15th Habano Festival’s Blind Tasting Session, whose results will be announced during the closing ceremony
Delegates attending the Habano Festival puffed on the Vegueros vitolas during a very special dinner.
The Vegueros night this Thursday struck the attention of people attending the 15th Habano Festival during a special dinner held at the El Laguito Protocol Hall, right where the new Tapados, Entretiempos and Mañanitas vitolas were unveiled.
La competencia internacional Habanosommelier, que tendrá su fase final en la última jornada del XV Festival del Habano, tendrá como protagonistas a tres habanosommeliers procedentes de Venezuela, Reino Unido y Cuba.
The Hand Rolling Master Class, in which everybody tries to make their own Habano, is always one of the Festival’s most enjoyable moments
Once more, the humidor lots of this auction pay tribute to the world best-known Habanos brands: Cohiba, Montecristo, Partagás, Romeo y Julieta, Hoyo de Monterrey and H.Upmann.
For just 100CUC, you could sign up for a draw to get a humidor containing 450 exclusive Habanos from their most prestigious brands and with a price tag of $100,000.
The high-level preliminary round made way for five cigar rollers and one habanosommelier, the competitors for the grand finale slated for Friday.
Cuba’s Foreign Trade and Investment minister Rodrigo Malmierca welcomed attendees and opened the 15th Habano Festival Tradeshow