“Christopher Kit Adams„

My dear Aficionados, let’s discover Kit Adams, a great cigar smoker. He has been writing for 50 plus years, is published from England to Hong Kong, and has one book out about cigars. Most of him writing is about cigars and covers the lands he has visited from Thailand to Qatar, Costa Rica to Canada,…

”5 questions to Nic Wing„

This time we meet Nic Wing. I met Nic some year ago, at Hotel Nacional in La Habana. He has just launched a new free on-line magazine about the vibrant UK cigar scene. The magazine will feature interviews with key personalities from the UK and worldwide Cigar industry and keen cigar loving personalities, in addition…

“Valerio Cornale„

Valerio Cornale is one of the largest collectors in the world of antiques related to Cuban cigars, as well as owner of La Casa del Habano of the Cayman Islands. I met Valerio the first time at the Festival del Habano. It was in February 2005. He was wearing a panama and smoked a diadema….

“Guido Carloni -Artigas-„

Aficionados, I am glad to introduce you, Mr. Guido Carloni, owner of Artigas brand. I met him in La Habana on October 2013. He is a very good person. Please enjoy the interview. When did you start your adventure Artigas ? In 2005, buying brands Artigas, Havana Gold and Lancelot to a company of  Mexico…

“5 questions to: Didi Hoffmann„

It’s a real pleasure for me to introduce you  Mr. Didi Hoffman. He is born and raised in London and now lives in Berlin. As his “main” job he works for a company incubator that tries to create innovative new products in the online realm. Currently the new project is called DBook. About 1 1/2 years ago Didi…

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“5 domande a: Gino Iannillo„

Questa volta incontriamo un altro grande appassionato di sigari cubani. Un uomo che ha la fortuna di viaggiare per il mondo e conoscere aficionados più o meno  famosi. Leggete con attenzione quello che ci scrive. Noterete che ha fumato in compagnia dei massimi esperti  mondiali di habanos.   Gino Iannillo nato ad Halifax ( GB…

Iskandar

“5 questions to: Iskandar Hadrianto„

Ladies & Gentlemen I am glad to introduce you Mr. Iskandar Hadrianto, a new Cuban cigar friend. Following his smoking history. Enjoy it. When I grown up, was influenced by both my grandfather from my father side who smoke cigar and my grandpa from my mother side who smoke pipe. Both convinced me not to…

“5 questions to: Amir Saarony„

Amir went to Cuba in the late 1990’s to teach graphic design and fell in love with Cuban cigars and the history of the industry. Started collecting cigar antiques as souvenirs of his time in Havana and became addicted. Been collecting and researching ever since. Became a friend of Zoe Nocedo, director of the Museum…

“5 domande a: Domenico Carlini„

Continua l’appuntamento con gli appassionati del mondo del sigaro cubano. Oggi incontriamo Domenico Carlini, un nuovo amico che ama Cuba ed i suoi sigari. Di seguito, leggiamo cosa ci dice sul suo conto. Leggiamo la sua storia. Sono nato a Roma nel 1960,  mi sono trasferito a Milano molto giovane verso la fine degli anni…