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Cuba May 2019 – Visiting the Farms Or Back To The Roots

9 Jun

The cover picture of this report means a lot to me. It is from February 2010 and we had just arrived at Pancho Cuba’s tobacco farm an hour after a torrential rainstorm and strong wind gusts had destroyed most of the Tapado or covered wrapper harvest crop. The guajiros were desperate, the harvest was basically Read more…

Celebrating Six Years Out With A Great Cigar

1 Sep

Today it is 6 years that I retired from my job at Lufthansa after almost 7.000 flights and 35 years of having a great time flying around the world. I celebrate this day remembering an excellent time, great crews I worked with, fantastic destinations and fun layover days with a first class airline I am Read more…

2012/04 – Cuba – The Remy Martin Louis XIII Tasting

11 Apr

The Louis XIII Tasting in Havana With Organizer Toby, center, and Jimmy Ng from Singapore April 2012 A tasting sponsored by Remy Martin and organized by Toby Brocklehurst of InCloud9, a Havana based British friend whose travel agency specializes in exclusive arrangements on the island. Remy Martin sent two fantastic “Ambassadeurs” in Anne-Laure and Alexandre, Read more…

2012/04 – Cuba – Jimmy’s Humidor

11 Apr

  Jimmy’s Humidor And the winner is … April 2012 An auction celebrated March 1-st 2012 to commemorate the second anniversary of the Casa del Habano at the Habana Libre hotel in Havana. A beautiful piece of art by the Cuban artist Raul Valladares, a Cohiba humidor shaped like a cigar press, was up for Read more…

2011/03 – Cuba 2011 – Jimmy in Germany

16 Mar

  Jimmy in W√∂rrstadt with Massimo & Andreas Jimmy in Germany After returning from Cuba, Jimmy stayed with us in Germany for a few days to visit the Mosel river valley, taste some of the very best Rieslings there, smoke at the pharmacy with Andreas and friends and tour a bit through the carnival-infected Rhineland. Read more…

2011/03 – Cuba 2011 – La Habana – Cigars and People

16 Mar

  La Habana 2011 Nice fresh & young out of the box La Habana – Cigars and People A picture gallery of some of the people we met, cigars we smoked and fun we had back in La Habana. Nino Neither invited nor special – but nice box Nice cigars With Naka-san & Alex With Read more…

2011/03 – Cuba 2011 – Private Dinner and Tasting 1974 Vintage

15 Mar

  Tasting 1974 RG Coronas Extra & 1974 Macallan Picture by Cesar Adames Dinner Prado 309 Private Dinner and 1974 Vintage Tasting Back in Havana from our trip¬†through Cuba, no official events of the XIII Festival del Habano were waiting for us as we didn’t attend it. But of course we had some interesting private Read more…