Monday, February 10, 2020
Havana.- The 23d edition of Cuba’s Cigar Festival will be featuring the country’s best on the same stage, presenting famous brands well known both locally and abroad.
According to organizers, the Bolívar, Montecristo and Romeo y Julieta brands will be on display during the opening, intermediate and closing gala nights.
Bolivar was first marketed in 1902, Romeo y Julieta, in 1875, while Montecristo is the most famous and highly valued of them all.
Havana cigars are completely hand rolled, through old methods dating back two centuries and inherited from one generation to the next.
From planning to factory, Cuban cigars go through over 500 manual processes, all of them under strict control.