Habanos quite literally means something from Havana, the capital city of Cuba – home of the cigar! The company Habanos S.A. produce all Cuban-made cigars and control the distribution of them in an effort to protect against counterfeiting. They do this by only exporting to only one company in each country. In the case of the UK, it is Hunters & Frankau.
Within Cuba, a Torcedor (highly skilled cigar roller) is a well-respected profession, one that has been refined since the first use of tobacco in cigar rolling in the 1400’s. This was introduced by Christopher Columbus and European explorers who travelled across the Caribean.
Yesterday we took a look at some gift ideas for her, today we consider him. Men invariably get aftershave, socks and Toblerone for Christmas – so, why not treat him to a special bottle of booze instead?