What makes Cuban cigars so great?

So what makes Cubans some of the finest cigars in the world? “If you’re interested in cigars, we’re already friends” says James Suckling, Cigar Aficionado Magazine’s Man in Havana. He’s an American based in Italy who has been coming to Cuba since 1992 and agreed to dispense some advice on a recent visit. We’re sitting in…

Top Selling Cuban Cigars by Brand

Here are our top-selling Cuban cigars by brand. With over 16 years of trading we know continuity in quality, the wonderful flavours and character as well as a minimum ageing of eighteen months, keeps our customers returning. It’s said that every hand-rolled Cuban cigar goes through at least 222 different stages before it is ready to…

The Origins of Cigar Aficionado

Cigar Aficionado is the worlds best selling  magazine that is dedicated to the world of cigars. Published since September 1992, the magazine is known for its articles about different brands of cigars worldwide, and for the celebrities that have appeared on its cover. It is also noted for its opposition to the Cuban embargo. The…

Hoyo de Monterrey Añejado Cuban Havana Cigar Now Available

The new Hoyo de Monterrey Hermosos No.4 Añejado havana cigar have been released by Habanos S.A and is now available in Havana Cigar Specialists and selected catering outlets across the UK. Following on from last year’s successful introduction of the Añejado concept (with the Romeo y Julieta Pirámides and Montecristo Churchill), the Hoyo de Monterrey will…

2016 Rumoured Habanos Cigar Releases

There are plenty of rumoured Habanos cigar releases for 2016. We can’t be specific with full details and many of these releases will not be available in the UK. Remember, not everything gets released and some do, but very late! Regular production Cohiba Media Silo – 52 X 102, SLB 25 and Packs of 3 Tubes…

Travel to Cuba – A Cigar Aficionado’s Paradise

The province of Pinar del Rio to the west of Havana offers a wonderfully different experience from that found at the beach resorts. This is where Cuba’s many tobacco and coffee plantations are clustered to benefit from the rich and fertile soil. A picturesque setting, with beautiful rivers and natural springs, the area is under…

New to Cubans Cigars? We would recommend…

Choosing your first cigar or next cigars is a pleasurable, but possibly daunting task. The new or occasional smoker will probably wish to choose a mild brand at first before graduating to medium to full bodied cigars. The seasoned smoker may wish to select his favourite cigar or sample a different marque in the fascinating…