News

24/02/2010

The lavish green color of the tobacco plantations, the hardworking peasants and the breathtaking scenery of inland Pinar del Rio welcomed the crowd of delegates attending the 12th Habano Festival as they visited yesterday the fields of Cuba’s westernmost province.

24/02/2010

Habano-loving women have formed this peculiar club in an effort to encourage both knowledge of and love for Cuban cigars.

23/02/2010

With the good excuse provided by the launch of Cohiba’s Behike line –the most exclusive brand Habanos S.A. has ever produced- the El Laguito cigar factory is once again basking in the limelight of the 12th Habano Festival. Behike is now joining the great Cohiba family, whose members include the likes of Classic Lines (Lanceros and Robustos, among others), 1492, also known as Siglos; and Maduro 5, with the acclaimed Genios, Mágicos and Secretos vitolas.

23/02/2010

The second preliminary round of the Habanos-Tequila Alliance worked as a grand tasting panel, an event that in the afternoon of the 12th Habano Festival’s opening day reeled in a crowd of experts and habano sommeliers.

23/02/2010

The liking for habanos is up despite the economic crisis and the antismoking campaigns, Habanos S.A. marketing vice president Manuel Garcia said in a press conference.

23/02/2010

Competitors from eight countries whooped it up at the preliminary round of this much-anticipated contest.

23/02/2010

In the midst of the Festival that’s paying close heed to women’s presence in the tobacco industry, the announcement of this Club has been made.

20/02/2010

The association of two Protected Guarantees of Origin that stand for the highest expression of quality and tradition in both Mexico and Cuba –conceived in an effort to beef up the ties between the two items in the international markets during the course of the 12th Habano Festival- opens a new window of approach and joint endeavors between the two entities

20/02/2010

The new Cohiba Behike line – the most exclusive ever presented by Habanos s.a. – will be the most important launch of 2010 officially presented during the XII Habanos Festival.

It will be produced in very limited quantities every year at the exclusive El Laguito factory, and the rolling process, using tobacco leaves selected from the finest plantations in San Juan y Martínez and San Luis, will incorporate the Medio Tiempo for the first time – a very rare leaf which offers exceptional character and taste.

20/02/2010

The launch of the new Wide Churchill vitola from Romeo y Julieta is quite a promise destined to success among those smokers who like thick-ring habanos.