Date: November 2020
Author: Inspector Z

Villiger honors family with Anniversary 2020. It celebrates to two major anniversaries: Mr. Heinrich Villiger, who is celebrating his 90th birthday. And his grandmother, Mrs. Louise Villiger. She founded VILLIGER SÖHNE GmbH in Tiengen, near the Swiss border 110 years ago. The inside of the box reads “[…] All in all, we can look back on 200 years full of tradition, innovation and success. […] “.

The VILLIGER ANNIVERSARY 2020 represents more than just a limited-edition. It is the product of a long, very successful company history. The company writes in a press release that “This limitada shows how much our philosophy and our passion for tobacco have shaped VILLIGER SÖHNE GmbH for 110 years and Mr. Heinrich Villiger’s working life for 90 years.”

Ministry of Cigars - Villiger honors family with Anniversary 2020

The design 

The high-quality wooden boxes are of a design similar to that of a small humidor. There are only 500 boxes available, all with 10 cigars. Cigars of a 6⅛x52 Toro size. The wooden boxes are protected by outer boxes. That is to underline the attention and the significance of this release. Each Limitada box is numbered with a unique golden plaque with its unique number. 

The limited-edition Villiver Anniversary 2020 is a Brazilian puro. Villiger grows and produces cigars in Brazil. With the Villiger Do Brasil lines, they already showcase what Brazil has to offer to the world when it comes to cigars. And now Villiger honors family with Anniversary 2020 made completely from Brazilian tobacco.

About Villiger 

Villiger Sons Limited was established in 1888 by Jean Villiger. In the small town of Pfeffikon, Switzerland. Villiger remains headquartered there to this day. The company manufactures and sells more than 1.5 billion cigars annually, world-wide. Today the Villiger group is under the leadership of the third generation, Heinrich Villiger The company prides itself on its commitment to quality, in all its products made in many countries around the globe.

The Villiger Group employs around 1500 people worldwide. Swiss production is in Pfeffikon in the canton of Lucerne. The German manufacturing companies are located in Waldshut-Tiengen and in Bünde in the province of Westphalia. In addition, the company processes tobacco in the Indonesian free trade zone Ngoro and in the Brazilian Bahia.

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