The most famous factories that produce Cuban cigars

Monique Brossert September 19, 2014
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Havana is the holy land of cigars. There are the most skillful torcedors from the world, the finest tobacco is growing and the best factories are struggling daily to bring on the market those enjoyable stogies and have the bes Methods of maintaining a cuban cigar fresh. The finest brands of Cuban cigars have the best and most effective factories from the world. In those factories are working skillful persons. In those factories are created fine, flavored and impressive cigars that come in boxes to be preserved in our humidors until we smoke them. Let’s see which the most famous factories that produce Cuban cigars are.
The first factory we are going to discuss about is the Havana Partagas, which is also far away known as Francisco Perez German. This factory was founded by a businessman named Jaime Partagas back in 1845. Jaime Partagas managed the factory until 1868. In that year he was murdered. There are two versions of his murder. The first one implies business rivals, while the second one implies a love rival. So far, nobody knows the truth and more than probably it will never be discovered this factory is better that grow tobacco at home.
The factory remained in the family, being inherited by the wife and the three children of Jaime Partagas. However, it has not last too long into their hands. After a while they have sold it to another business man Juan A. Bances who also sold it further to the Fernández y Cía who owned the company Ciufuntes. In 1940, the Ciufuntes y Cia Company has started producing cigars in this factory. Now, the Partagas factory is known as Francisco Perez German and annually it brings lots of tourists one of the best things about this factory is that it contains the least cigars beetles and the damages than can produce.
The second factory is the Por Larranaga Cigar Factory that was founded way before the Partagas one, in 1834. Ignacio Larranaga was a Spaniard that arrived in Havana in 1825. Inside this factory were produced lots of cigars belonging to different brands as Rough and Ready, La Guipuzcoana, Alexander II and Habanos 1834. The factory had an immense success and it was known in the entire world as the factory that is manufacturing both cheap and expensive cigars. Also, within this factory were introduced for the first time the machines that helped at creating cigars in 1925.
As you can imagine, this factory also switched to several owners during time. The factory had so far lots of different names until it stopped at the name of La Corona. Now, the factory can be found on the Carlos III Avenue still producing all Types of Cuban Cigars. Finally, the last factory from this list is the famous Romeo Y Julieta cigar factory. Within this factory, lots of brands produced their cigars. Famous brands as Romeo y Juliet, El Rey del Mundo, Cuaba, San Luis Rey or Quai d’Orsay produced their cigars. This factory was unfortunately closed in 2011, but rumors are saying that it will be established once again outside Havana.
These are the most famous cigar factories from Havana. From these places were released some of the finest cigars from the world.

Category: Cuban Cigar Best
Monique Brossert September 19, 2014

Hi, thanks for having a look at my blog. I'm Monique. I was born in the south of France where the great Dutch artist Van Gogh painted those famous sunflowers, so perhaps that was why I grew up wanting to be an artist.
After I qualified as a graphic designer one of my first commissions was to design packaging for one of the large cigars importers. When I was finished they not only offered me a job in their Geneva office as a full-time designer but as a bonus for my good work several gift-wrapped packets of their best cigars.
My initial thought was these would make lovely gifts for my male friends and relatives. Till one of my friends asked – aren’t you even going to try one?
Well to be honest at that time it was pretty unusual for women to be seen smoking cigars. But actually, I found out that a growing number of women are starting to enjoy this luxury just as much as men. At first of I was the only one of my crowd but as I pointed out the days when the men retired to smoke cigars after dinners are fortunately long gone.
Before long a few of my woman friends began to enjoy them too. And soon I had a reputation as a bit of a cigar expert. Both male and female friends and colleagues would often ask me for advice on what they would enjoy or which cigars they should buy as a present for friends. As I love sharing this knowledge so much I hit upon the idea of writing my own blog about the many different aspects of choosing and enjoying cigars. I find the feedback and comments from readers make it very rewarding.
I hope that you enjoy reading the blog as much as I enjoy writing it.
All the best,

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