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The World´s Longest Cigar is in Cuba
The cigar roller who makes the world´s longest cigar lives in Cuba.
Héctor Luis Prieto: The youngest Hombre Habano
Talking to Héctor Luis was not easy. But still, talking about cigars, his great passion… there is always time for
Cigars in Cuban art. Consolation of the pensive
The history of cigars as a leitmotif or coprotagonist in Cuban art goes back to the first half of the
Tobacco caressed by muses and divas
Cigars have left a considerable mark on art and literature. Poets and artists have adopted them.
The Silence of Tobacco
From the moment I arrived at the Quemado del Rubí Plantation in San Juan y Martínez, I think my belief
Under the Spell of Tobacco
My father used to say that the excellent cigar had a smooth, soft skin, with no veins, with an even
Tobacco: The Queen of Herbs
It is said that Catherine de Medici, queen of France, used snuff to relieve her son Francis II’s migraine headaches.
Holy Smoke, Heavenly Habanos
Perhaps, what is true is that the unique contemplative pleasure of smoking a Havana cigar should never be taken lightly.
The undeniable magic of tobacco
It was precisely in Cabaiguán that an 80-year-old farmer showed me for the first time how to fashion the perfect
The best cigar I have ever smoked
I am sure that every enthusiastic cigar smoker has been asked, “What is your favorite cigar?”
Alejandro Robaina – Cuba’s most famous cigar maker
Robaina learned the secrets of the land where he set up his own vega, or tobacco fields.
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A visitors guide to Cigar smoking in Havana
Places for a cigar’s lover journey to the cityRead more
Searching for Pink Smoke
Pink Smoke is the working title of this story set in the majestic Viñales ValleyRead more
Talking with Simon Chase
He laughs a lot when he speaks. He says that whenever a group of men gather around a good cigar,Read more