Cuban cigars are prized worldwide and their roots may be traced back to 1492. During this year, Christopher Columbus guided an expedition to Spain. As the expedition unfolded, he came across tobacco for the very first time, due to an encounter with Taino Indians. The Taino rolled and burned leaves which they referred to as “Cohiba” while conducting a special ceremony for Columbus and his group.
Since that time period, tobacco has become a commodity which is planted all over the globe and traded everywhere!
Of all of the tobacco on planet earth, it’s safe to say that the tobacco which is utilized in Cuban cigars is the most beloved and esteemed. This tobacco is called Tabaco Negro Cubano (or Cuban Black). It’s superlative because its grown in the right soil, by planters with incredible skill. It’s also premium tobacco due to its seed variety and due to the Cuban climate.
It takes so much work to produce a Cuban cigar. Five hundred tasks need to be completed in order to make this type of cigar! As you can see, each and every cigar is a work of art and a labor of love. If you want to learn more, we encourage you to try our authentic Cuban cigars today!
At present, we offer twenty-nine varieties of genuine Cuban cigars, including Bolivars, San Cristobels and Cohibas. Our Cohibas are a staff favorite and very popular with our customers, too!