Habanos

Bolivar Regentes Edición Limitada 2021 Cigar Review

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of attending the launch event for the Bolivar Regentes cigar here in the UK. Hosted by Hunters and Frankau at the Boisedale in...

Published May 2024

Habanos Launches Innovative Vintage Program with Trinidad 55th Anniversary Humidor

A stunning display of luxury, the Trinidad 55th Anniversary humidor made its debut at this year’s Habanos Festival, captivating attendees with its allure. Housing 55 meticulously aged Trinidad Fundadores, this...

Published April 2024

New Punch Triunfos Cigar Debuts in Switzerland

Cuba has introduced a new size to its Punch cigar line, the Punch Triunfos, a petit corona. This new offering will first be available in Switzerland's Casa del Habano stores...

Published February 2024

Partagas Linea Maestra Meastro Cigar Review

Partagas, a storied brand in the Habanos cigar world, has introduced its latest creation, the Linea Maestra Maestro. This new line, revealed at the Festival del Habano XXIII, is a...

Published December 2023

We Review The LCDH Bolivar New Gold Medal Cigar Review

The Bolivar Gold Medal cigar, revered among collectors for its quality and history, is the subject of our latest YouTube review. Known for its unique size and popularity in the...

Published December 2023

Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 3: A Majestic Unveiling in the Heart of Madrid

On a splendid evening in Madrid, a much-anticipated event by cigar aficionados unfolded as Habanos, S.A., in collaboration with their exclusive partner and distributor in Spain, Tabacalera, unveiled a new...

Published September 2023

5th Avenue’s Edicion Regional for Austria: San Cristobal de la Habana ‘Obispo’

5th Avenue is the Habanos distributor for Germany and Austria and for their most recent Edicion Regional they went for Austria. And they picked a robusto with the San Cristobal...

Published September 2023

Spanish Cigar Tradition Continues: Unveiling the Limited Edition 2023 Sevilla Series Jars with Vintage Vegas Robaina Unicos Cigars

Every year, Spain sees several releases with vintage cigars in special packaging. There is a line that pays tribute to bull fighters and there are two annual releases in old-school...

Published June 2023

Dual Delights: Belgian and Luxembourg Markets Welcome Two Exclusive Regional Edition Cigars – La Gloria Cubana Medaille D’Or Especial and Juan López Dragones

From the start of the regional edition project of Habanos, it has always been a rule that a distributor could only pick one regional edition for a certain region per...

Published June 2023

Habanos Releases Hoyo de Monterrey Souvenir de Luxe as Fourth Installment of Linea Retro Collection

The fourth instalment of the Linea Retro Collection from Habanos is released in Switzerland and Andorra, before a worldwide release except in the USA. The new Hoyo de Monterrey Souvenir...

Published May 2023

Habanos to Release Limited Edition Cigars for 2023 Despite Industry Challenges

For the last 20 years, Habanos SA, has been releasing three limited editions each year, with the exception of 2020 where only one cigar was released. The next year, it...

Published April 2023

New Habanos Exclusive Cigars for Specialist Stores: Will the Partagas Aliados and Romeo y Julieta Cupidos Ever See Full Release?

Habanos S.A. is releasing two new cigars that are exclusively for 1264 Habanos Specialist and the 157 La Casa del Habano stores worldwide. Owners of those stores should not be...

Published February 2023

Habanos Starts a Spotify Channel

Habanos starts Spotify channel. Jazz, classical music or instrumental Cuban salsa are among the styles Habanos’ enthusiasts will be able to find while enjoying their favourite Habano. Habanos, S.A. wants...

Published December 2022

Ticket Pricing for 23rd Habanos Festival Announced

The 23rd Habanos Festival takes place from February 26 to March 3th 2023 and the week will be filled with events and activities around the knowledge of the Habano, the...

Published December 2022

Habanos Rolls Out New Cohiba Aniversario Edicion Limitada 2021

Habanos is slowly rolling out the Cohiba 55 Aniversario Edicion Limitada 2021 and Switzerland is the next market to get the cigars, but only at the La Casa del Habano...

Published December 2022

Habanos Due to Reveal New Quai d’Orsay Cigar

Next week, on October 20th, Habanos will reveal a new Quai d’Orsay cigar during an event at the Hôtel de la Marine in Paris, France. Which is a suitable location,...

Published October 2022

Habanos Presented La Gloria Cubana Glorias at Gala Dinner

Habanos, S.A., through its exclusive distributor for Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, Laguito 1492 NV. presented La Gloria Cubana Glorias at a gala dinner last Saturday at the Autoworld Museum, a unique...

Published October 2022

Habanos Will Announce and Showcase a New Partagas Series During the Habanos Festival

Habanos will announce and showcase a new Partagas series during the Habanos festival in February of 2023 called Partagas Linea Maestra. Just like the Romeo y Julieta Linea de Oro,...

Published September 2022

Hamlet Paredes Parted Ways with Rocky Patel Premium Cigars, Inc.

Hamlet Paredes, the famed Cuban cigar roller parted ways with Rocky Patel Premium Cigars, Inc. late last month. He will join Bond Roberts, an auction platform by Friends of Habanos...

Published September 2022

Habanos and Phoenicia Are Releasing Regional Edition for Qatar to Celebrate 2022 World Cup

Habanos and Phoenicia, exclusive distributor of Cuban cigars in this area of ​​the globe, are releasing a regional edition for Qatar to celebrate the 2022 world cup. The cigar gets...

Published September 2022

Habanos Announces Revenue for 2021

Habanos announced that the revenue in 2021 reached $568 million, which is 15% higher than a year before. Which can only be the result of price hikes, as the production...

Published May 2022

Are the New Habanos Investors Revealed?

Are the new Habanos investors revealed? The last few days, Cigar Inspector has heard from several, usually well-informed sources who the people behind Allied Cigar Corporation S.L are. Or better...

Published May 2022

Tabacalera Has a Few Special Releases Each Year

Tabacalera, the Spanish Habanos distributor, has a few special releases each years. Two different lines of aged cigars in vintage style jars, and since a few years the Tauromaquia. The...

Published May 2022

A New Festival to Keep a Close Eye On

The most famous cigar festival in the world is the Habanos Festival in Cuba. The second best known is most likely the Dominican Procigar Festival, usually hosted around the same...

Published May 2022

Habanos Accidentally Announced the Upcoming Edicion Franca

Habanos accidentally announced the upcoming Edicion Franca, the regional release for France. The Cuban cigar distributor released a photo of the El Rey del Mundo L’Epoque on Twitter and promptly...

Published May 2022

Brazil gets the second exclusivo

Brazil gets the second exclusivo. For the second time since the inception of the regional edition project by Habanos in 2005, Brazilian tobacconists have a Brazilian exclusive on the shelves....

Published September 2021

New LCDH in Vietnam opens

New LCDH in Vietnam opens. Earlier this year, we wrote about a new LCDH in the Vietnamese city and last month the shop had its soft opening. A grand opening...

Published September 2021

Habanos honors Heinrich Villiger

Habanos honors Heinrich Villiger. Last year, the chairman of the Villiger Cigar Company celebrated his 90th birthday. And instead of having a Villiger Cigar for the occasion, it is Habanos...

Published September 2021

A unique Habanos jar for Italy

A unique Habanos jar for Italy. Dedicated to the XV Encuentro Amigos de Partagás. 200 of these numbered jars, each with 25 Romeo y Julieta Cazadores. The Cazadores is a...

Published September 2021

Habanos adds a new Director

Habanos adds a new Director of Control and Sales Administration. Effective immediately, Mr. Benny de Torner Rodríguez is the replacement of Mr. Alberto Donar. Alberto Donar led the Sales Management...

Published August 2021

A breakdown of 2020 cigar sales

A breakdown of 2020 cigar sales. In 2019, we have done a breakdown of the global cigar sales. We put the Habanos claim that they have 70% of the global...

Published August 2021

The impact of the Cuban shortages

The impact of the Cuban shortages. A few weeks ago, both L’ Amateure de Cigare and we wrote about the undeniable shortage of Cuban cigars. A perfect storm of circumstances...

Published July 2021

Are Cuban brand names being stolen?

Are Cuban brand names being stolen? After My Father Cigars released their version of the My Father Fonseca, some comments were made. Comments that My Father was stealing the Fonseca...

Published July 2021

Special edition Habanos humidor for Italy

Special edition Habanos humidor for Italy. Diadema S.p.a., the exclusive distributor for Habanos in Italy, is releasing something special. They made 22 humidors with aged Habanos cigars that will be...

Published July 2021

Another threat for Habanos?

Another threat for Habanos? Less than a week ago, we published a story on the massive shortages that Habanos is facing. And down the pipeline, the exclusive Habanos distributors, retailers,...

Published July 2021

Habanos looking at massive shortages

Habanos looking at massive shortages. Consumers, retailers, and official Habanos distributors are facing shortages that are only growing. The reason is a perfect storm of circumstances to which the Cuban...

Published July 2021