20th Anniversary Gala

20th Anniversary Gala

Our 20th Anniversary Dinner went off without a hitch. 120 guests enjoyed 8 cigars including several that have won Cigar of the Year honors. Manny’s staff treated us like gold, and the food was spectacular. Thanks to Alec Bradley Canada, House of Horvath, Havana House,...
Habanos Festival 2016 (aka Alex in Havana)

Habanos Festival 2016 (aka Alex in Havana)

The annual Habanos Festival took place Feb 29 to March. While easy to think this year’s Festival was all about the 50th Anniversary of the Cohiba brand, we like to think it was all about Alex’x first visit to Havana. Typically thousands of cigar shop owners and...
Winter Cigar Dinner

Winter Cigar Dinner

The first of several as we celebrate 20 years in business! Given the strong relationship we have had with the Bondi family for 20 years, it was only natural that we host our first dinner with Alec Bradley Canada. 32 customers enjoyed 3 superb courses and wine wrapped...
Nicaragua 2016

Nicaragua 2016

The week of January 25 saw a return visit to Nicaragua where we hung out in Managua and Estili. The latter is quickly becoming the new tobacco capital of Central America. The amount and quality of new hybrid variations of leaf growing there is ridiculous, especially...
Habanos Festival 2015

Habanos Festival 2015

Each year in February, Habanos SA, the Cuban tobacco monopoly, hosts the largest trade show in the world focused exclusively on Cuban cigars. From the Monday Opening Night reception to the Friday night Gala Dinner (the latter attended by Paris Hilton and Naomi...