Category Archives: Speaking of Cigars . . .
Having just returned from Cuba on a business trip, I offer the following to those who may be interested in my experiences in buying cigars in Cuba.
I had a free weekend to spend in Havana, and a very specific list of cigars I wished to purchase. Here are some things that I learned:
Little did Mark Twain realize when he coined the phrase, “If I cannot smoke in heaven, then I shall not go,” that it would become the battle hymn of this decade’s most vogue fashion statement—cigar smoking. It’s been hard to ignore the phenomenon.
A dormant industry up until a few years ago, cigars have made an incredible comeback. Manufacturers are reporting record sales and can’t keep up with the orders. Investors have been snatching up public offerings from cigar companies. A humidor previously owned by John F. Kennedy fetched a whopping half million dollars at an auction last year.