14 Ene Smoking cigar in cuba
Cigar smoking is a pleasure for Cubans, it is such a significant act that it is included in their religion and artistic manifestations.
The Cuban economy and society grew at the same time that Habano cigars won worldwide popularity and prestige. Visiting a tobacco factory today or attending a celebration in Afro-Cuban religions is realizing how important this product is to them.
One of the main characteristics of the cigar is its rings, or also called vitolas and the labels that dressed the boxes. The latter represent the quality assurance of the product and second adorn the cigar. These were the reasons that prompted the cigar producers to use lithographs on their cigars, to protect them from counterfeiting and to embellish them.
The Habano is an exclusive product handmade. The manufacture of a good cigar is only possible by expert hands.
The Habano is an exclusive product handmade. The manufacture of a good cigar is only possible by expert hands. But the cigar roller is a hard office, requiring many hours of sitting. That’s why Cubans found a way to make this work more enjoyable thanks to a live reader. He read works by Victor Hugo or Alejandro Dumas, among others.
On your trip to Cuba we recommend visiting the Tobacco Museum, there are exhibited tools of the trade such as lighters and other instruments to process the tobacco leaf until it becomes cigar. You can also find different pipes, rings and lithographic stones from which the cigars are made. Near to the Tobacco Museum is the ‘Casa del Habano’ where the best cigars in the world are sold with a guarantee of authenticity.