Melanio Oliva cultivated his first tobacco crop in Pinar Del Rio, Cuba in 1886. His growing operations were suspended while he fought in the Cuban War of Independence. After returning from the war, Melanio resumed his tobacco growing operations. In the early l920’s Melanio’s son Facundo Oliva took over the grow­ing operations. Facundo cultivated the […]


It has been a long 2-year wait for Habano lovers. After the latest cancellations brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic and the restrictions on the movement of people and on-site events, Habanos, S.A. announces the return of the most awaited event for Premium Cigar aficionados around the world: the celebration of the XXIII Edition of the […]

The 2023 Tobacco Harvest in Cuba!

The effects of Hurricane Ian passing through the province of Pinar del Río, Cuba’s main tobacco area, have been described as more severe than ever, but some remember that in 2002, when similar meteorological events also occurred, they could become to build all the tobacco curing houses in just over three months. On this occasion, […]

XVI Aniversario Encuentro Amigos de Partagás in Italy!

The XVI Encuentro Amigos de Partagás, for the first time, has become an Habanos official event. This recognition awards the hard work put in place in the last 15 years from Francesco Minetti (President of the Cigar Club Don Alejandro Robaina), and all the staff of the club. The event gathered around 1.000 people from […]


Plasencia Cigars announced that the Alma del Campo Travesia in its new box-press incarnation, is now shipping to retailers. This new expression of the blend represents the first line extension in the popular Alma del Campo series, which launched at the 2017 IPCPR. This updated version of the Alma de Campo Travesia was born as a response to the […]

First Perfecto For Davidoff’s Winston Churchill Brand!

For the first time in the brand’s history, the Davidoff Winston Churchill line now has a perfecto shape. The limited-edition smoke has just begun arriving in cigar shops. These plump perfectos, which are packed in boxes of 10, are presented in a box that’s been modeled after Churchill’s briefcase. Along with the cigars, every package […]


Zino Davidoff was born to make great cigars. Davidoff began life in 1906, the son of a cigar merchant in Kiev, Ukraine, then part of Russia. The Davidoff family blended tobaccos mostly from Asia and sold cigars and cigarettes before moving, when Zino was five, to Geneva, Switzerland. There they opened a tobacco shop. Even […]


Habanos S.A presented the H. UPMANN MAGNUM 52 to commemorate the year of the tiger according to the Chinese lunar calendar! The Pacific Cigar Company and Infifon Hong Kong Limited, presented its new H. Upmann Magnum 52 vitola through a virtual “unboxing” in commemoration of the Chinese New and the product will be arriving to the market in a couple […]

Juan López Selección Especial LCDH!

Habanos, S.A., Through its exclusive distributor for Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, has presented the new Juan López Selección Especial (52 ring gauge x 170 mm long) for a world premiere. Juan López Selección Especial comes to the market to surprise the most demanding fans with its exquisite aroma and excellent flavor. Twenty Regional Editions […]