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New Cigar Haven opens in Soho..

Our newest COSA, Comfortable Outdoor Smoking Area, is tucked away on the 5th floor of Sanctum Soho Hotel. Open 24-hours a day, seven days a week, it is the ideal place to relax and unwind with a cigar at any time of the day or night. Situated in the heart London’s West End, Sanctum Hotel […]

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Bolivar and Santa Damiana honoured by European Cigar Cult Journal

European Cigar Cult Journal, one of Europes most respected publications on both Cuban and Non-Cuban cigars, recently recognised the Santa Damiana and Bolivar brands at their recent annual awards ceremony in Dortmund, Germany.   The Inter-Tabac trade fair in Dortmund was the location for the ceremony, and to be awarded with an European Cigar Cult […]

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Tickets nearly sold out for 2009 UK Regional Edition Launch..

Tickets are very close to being sold out for the 2009 UK Habanos Regional Edition Launch taking place at the Wyndham Grand London, Chelsea Harbour on Monday 28th September 2009. The Wyndham Grand London’s new 8th floor Cigar Terrace high above Chelsea Harbour with staggering views of the skyline, notably down river to the London […]

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New Trinidad Robusto ‘T’ Now Available

The newest addition to the Trinidad brand is now available from all retailers and Specialist’s in Havanas throughout the UK. Measuring 4 7/8″ (124 mm) by 50 ring gauge in varnished SBN boxes of 12 and 24. Trinidad is named after the beautiful 16th Century city of La Santisma Trinidad (The Holy Trinity), which is […]

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2009 UK Habanos Regional Edition launch

HUNTERS & FRANKAU invites you to the first tasting of its two 2009 UK Regional Edition Havana Cigars from 6.30 to 9.00 p.m. on Monday 28th September 2009 at the Wyndham Grand London, Chelsea Harbour. The Wyndham Grand London’s new 8th floor Cigar Terrace high above Chelsea Harbour with staggering views of the skyline, notably down […]

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Monthly Tutored Tastings on Boisdale’s Cigar Terrace

Once a month from September onwards Boisdale of Belgravia will host a series of hour-long, tutored tastings of a new or rare Havana cigar matched with a libation chosen from its extensive bar list. The cigar tutor will be H&F’s Simon Chase. The first combination consisting of one of the very latest arrivals from Havana […]

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Dickens House Wine Emporium Cigar Tasting

A big thank you to all Cigar Smokers Club members who attended the cigar tasting event we held at our latest Specialist in Havanas, Dickens House Wine Emporium. Jerry and Tony Howard recently achieved Silver Specialist status after completing all the requirements needed, including stocking at least 40 vitolas from a wide variety of brands. […]

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Comfortable Outdoor Smoking Areas

One of the features on the site is our new “COSA” locator. What is a COSA you may well ask – well it stands for Comfortable Outdoor Smoking Area and many pubs, hotels, restaurants and bars are now making provisions for the tobacco enthusiast by providing a sheltered area where smokers can pursue their passion […]

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Cigar Dinner at the Contented Vine, August 2009

Many thanks to all those who attended the recent cigar dinner held at the Contented Vine restaurant in London. The evening was a great success with all the guest enjoying the canapes, cigars and wines to match that were offered. The H.Upmann Corona Junior started the evening off with John Stendall from H&F, pictured above, […]

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Linley Humidors on display at Tomtom throughout September

Recently, we embarked on a project to create a series of three limited and unique humidors with long established British designers Linley. They include a one-off representation of the El Laguito factory in Havana, the home of Cohiba, a representation of the Cuban flag and the London Skyline humidor detailing a view of London’s famous […]

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Cigar Roller tour extended with new dates added

Armando Risoto, from the Partagas factory in Havana, has been in the UK since May demonstrating his cigar rolling skills at various Habanos Specialists and cigar dinners throughout the country. The demand for his incredible rolling demonstrations has been so great we have extended his tour until September. He will be at the Davidoff shop […]

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New Partagas Minis Now Available

Partagas minis are now available throughout the UK in all specialists and retailers. They are packaged in tins containing 10 cigars each, and carry the same intense aromas for which the Partagas brand is renowned. The tobacco used comes from the same leaves harvested for handmade Habanos, from the Vuelta Abajo tobacco growing region in […]

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