Reading Time: 3 minutes The Cuban Embargo remains a hot button with many Americans, particularly Cuban-Americans who emigrated to the U.S. shortly after the 1959 Revolution. So the question remains: Should the United States’ embargo with Cuba finally be repealed? Many Cubans who have come to the U.S. in recent years have a more open-minded attitude. In our January issue, Boutique Brands founder, Rafael Nodal, shares his view on how he sees the future of the relationship between the two countries.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Partagás. Romeo y Julieta, Monticristo. Cohiba. In the United States, the world’s largest premium cigar market, they are primarily known as Dominican cigars; for the rest of he world, however, they are Cuban. The story of how these and other cigar brands came to exist in both Cuba ad non-Cuban versions in inseparably intertwined with Cuba’s own history, as well as that of Central America, the United States and Spain.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Learning about cigars: What non-Cuban cigars taste like Cuban cigars?