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Cigar Knowledge

Cigar Knowledge Cuban Cigar Classification 

Cigar knowledge and cigar classification from A to Z and comprehensive information about cigars and the full process  to make the best cuban cigars.

For the passed 20 years Habanos has been changing the cigar presentation and has improved on the quality of the finished product. Cuban cigars are one the world best cigars, h Habanos is considered a luxury products. The main Habanos brands are CohibaMontecristo, Partagas ,H.Upmann, Hoyo de MonterreyRomeo y Julieta , Trinidad.

Sun-grown leaf for Fillers and Binders

Sun-grown leaf for Fillers and Binders Filler and binder leaves on the other hand are subjected to a much more complex and extensive process than wrappers, including several fermentations as is revealed below. 1- Air curing...

Tabaco tapado (shade grown)

Tabaco tapado (shade grown) Shade-grown leaf for wrappers The processing of the tobacco leaves used to make a Habano differs according to their method of cultivation and their final function in the cigar. Below is a...

About Cuban Tobacco Processing

About Cuban Tobacco Processing Growing the leaf is just the start of the story, with many patient stages of processing yet to come. Nothing can be hurried. Many months and in some cases years will pass...

About Harvesting Cuban Tobacco

About Harvesting Cuban Tobacco Around 40 days after planting out, the harvest can begin – a laborious task because each leaf must be picked by hand. Only two or three leaves can be taken at a...

The perfect leaf

The perfect leaf Every leaf in a Habano is Tabaco Negro Cubano  – native Cuban Black Tobacco – directly descended from the plants that Columbus first discovered here more than five hundred years ago. Two distinct forms of...

About Tobacco Regions in Cuba

About Tobacco Regions in Cuba Nowhere in the world grows tobacco better than Cuba. But even here, only a few selected Vegas – plantations – are judged good enough to grow the tobacco for Habanos. As a great...

About anatomy of a Habano

About anatomy of a Habano It takes up to six types of tobacco leaf to make a Habano, each type specially grown and prepared for its purpose. Four for flavour… Two, three or four types of leaf...

About Cuban Cigar History

About Cuban Cigar History In Cuba in 1492 the Spanish expedition commanded by Christopher Columbus saw tobacco for the first time in the New World. The Taino Indians rolled and burnt some mysterious leaves, which...

Marks of distinction

Marks of distinction When you have a reputation like Habanos, it is no surprise that unscrupulous persons will try to pass off their product as yours. Here are the authenticating marks that you should look for...

Habanos Packaging Codes

Habanos Packaging Codes On the Habanos SA website, a special packaging code is used to describe the Packaging available for each vitola. The packaging code is made up of 6 parts, each part separated by the...