Quai D’Orsay, created over 40 years ago exclusively for the French market, is being relaunched globally, plus other major launches and limited editions from Cuba’s 19th annual Habanos Festival > By E. Edward Hoyt III
Putting European ambiance and elegance into the American cigar experience takes vision, location, and detail. Embarking on a year-long tour around the globe, Guy Hancock and Clay Wilson visited shops in a number of countries to get a picture for the amenities and character in their lounge-to-be.
Chicago Gold Coast real estate mogul Fred Latsko has been involved with numerous innovative projects. But even for this seasoned developer, converting the former Il Mulino restaurant into a cigar lounge was no small undertaking. Housed in the circa 1874 John DeKoven House—better known locally as the Biggs Mansion in the city’s National Register-listed...
Tabacalera U.S.A.’s New House: Casa de Montecristo
Tabacalera U.S.A., which was formed in 2015 by Imperial Brands PLC’s to manage all of its premium cigar operations in the United States, including Altadis U.S.A. and JR Cigar, has added a new division and a new focus. This past November, the company announced the formation of a new business unit—Casa de Montecristo, Inc.