Cohiba, Montecristo, Trinidad…as Shakespeare eloquently coined it: what’s in a (famous) name? Well, each one of these names stands for the best renowned Cuban cigars in the world. Made exclusively in Cuba, in the suburbs of the capital Havana, these treasures are also known as Habanos. Cuban cigars are a status symbol. Once upon a time, Cohibas for instance, were produced exclusively for Fidel Castro and his regime leaders who would also sporadically presented them as gifts to foreign dignitaries on state visits.
Today, there are several variations of the Cuban cigar exported worldwide, including Luxembourg. There is a noticeable degree of trend when it comes down to the consummation of Cuban cigars. While they were once seen as an outspoken symbol of power (Fidel Castro and Winston Churchill were absolute cigar fans), today, the common man and more and more women enjoy a cigar or two. At present, there are many different variations of the Habanos on the market, which have captured since years.
Cuban cigars are handmade by professional cigar rollers, called torcedores. Like wines, each cigar has its very own individual flavor and color. These aspects are dependent on the quality of the tobacco harvester. This is similar to wine whose quality depends greatly on the grape harvest. Just as you can enjoy wine tasting in Luxembourg, the time has come for you to discover and sample the full range of Cuban cigars as well.