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Hunters and Frankau to celebrate 225 years at the annual summer party

Unveiling of the long anticipated Hunters and Frankau Ramon Allones 225 Aniversario

Published: 28th April 2015

Montecristo No. 2 shipped with new bands

Late 2014 box codes shipped with new bands that were first introduced with the Double Edmundo and Petit No. 2 in 2013.

Published: 27th February 2015

New La Casa del Habanos opens in Chester

Second La Casa del Habanos in the UK opens this week.

Published: 6th November 2014

Por Larranaga Sobrasalientes Great Britain 2014 Regional Edition to Ship Soon

Por Larranaga Sobrasalientes, the 2014 Regional Edition for Great Britain to be released in November.

Published: 6th November 2014

Recent Cohibas being shipped with Behike holographic bands

Recent production Esplendidos and Siglo VI have been shipped in recent weeks with the Behike holographic bands. It's taken four years, but it looks as if Cuba has managed to exhaust their supply of old style Cohiba bands.

Published: 4th September 2014

Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo de San Juan to be released soon

Swiss Cigar blog understands that new Hoyo de Monterrey to hit Swiss, other markets in one to two weeks.

Published: 17th August 2014

Turmeaus Tobacconist in Chester to be expanded

C.Gars Ltd to expand Chester's Turmeaus Tobacconist, aims to expand floor space.

Published: 12th August 2014

One year anniversary celebration at No. Ten Manchester Street

The renowned cigar lounge at No. Ten Manchester Hotel is celebrating it's one year anniversary with a special event being held on the 24th of September.

Published: 8th August 2014

Two UK Regional Editions for 2015

Hunters & Frankau Aniversario 225 and yet announced habano will make the two releases Regional Edition releases for Great Britain in 2015.

Published: 31st July 2014

More definitive 2015 Habanos releases posted online

Well known La Casa del Habanos gives an extensive list of Cigars due for release in 2015.

Published: 30th July 2014

New Ramon Allones Ceramic Jar for the Italian Market

Italian Distributor Diadema Spa releases Ramon Allones branded ceramic jar that holds twenty five Specially Selected Robustos.

Published: 30th July 2014

No Hunters & Frankau Summer Party for 2014

Event deferred for year as Distributor looks forward towards 2015 and the 225th anniversary of the company.

Published: 29th July 2014

2015 Habanos Festival releases announced online

Identical information regarding the 2015 Habanos Festival from two well known European Cigar retailers gives away what's in store for Habanos enthusiasts next year.

Published: 29th July 2014

Marketing meeting gives indication of 2014 Cuban Cigar release dates

A recent Habanos S.A. marketing meeting announces the release schedule for all 2014 Cuban Cigar releases.

Published: 30th June 2014

Castro lived like a king, new book claims

Juan Reinaldo Sánchez writes how Castro lived a life of opulence, with his own Yacht and Caribbean Island.

Published: 21st May 2014

Partagas Serie D No. 6 next to a H. Upmann Half Corona

A picture posted online by an attendee of the Habanos Festival gives us a better idea of the dimensions of the Partagas Serie D No. 6

Published: 27th February 2014

More information regarding 2014 Regional Editions appear

Along with the recent news of a Swiss perfecto shaped Ramon Allones, news emerges of a Por Larranaga for Great Britain and a La Gloria Cubana for the Caribbean.

Published: 26th February 2014

2014 Swiss Regional Edition to be Ramon Allones Perfecto?

A picture tweeted by Portmann Tabakwaren on a rolling desk in Cuba hints towards a perfecto shaped Ramon Allones not to dissimilar to the Bolivar Britanicas.

Published: 25th February 2014

Cuban cigar sales increase by 8% in 2013

Large jump in 2013 sales fuelled by demand of Chinese and Middle East markets. Results were announced at the beginning of this year's Habanos Festival, currently taking place in Havana.

Published: 25th February 2014

OnlineCigarAuctions goes into overdrive

Online Cigar Auction website is updated with 260 lots, with many of the auctions due to end on the 7th March. A diverse variety of rare, aged, mature Cigars including Davidoff and Dunhill brands.

Published: 23rd February 2014