S.A. to Launch Two Romeo y Julieta Vitolas
HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 2 (acn) The
14th International Habanos Festival closes this Friday with
the presentation of two new vitolas of the Cuban premium
Romeo y Julieta cigar brand, founded in 1875.
participants will have the honor to attend the launching
of the Romeo y Julieta Petit Churchill and Romeo y Julieta
Reserva Cosecha 2008 vitolas; the latter made out of
"The Romeo y Julieta Petit Churchill comes in classic boxes
cigars and in aluminum tubes," Ana Lopez, Habanos S.A.’
marketing director told ACN.
On the other hand, the Churchill Reserva Cosecha 2008 vitola
will have an
exclusive production of 5000 boxes; the cigars are made out
of leaves from
Vuelta Abajo tobacco plantations that have been aged for a
three years, the executive explained.
The winners of the international contests Habanos in Images,
and Habanosommelier will be announced this Friday.
During the closing gala, the Habanos 2011 awards in the
Production, Business and Communication will be handed out
and the Grand
Humidors Auction will also take place, authentic handicraft
works of art
by most prestigious Cuban craftsmen, which over the past 11
risen over $9 million for the Cuban Health System, according
Habanos S.A. website.
The Festival underway at Havana’s Convention Center,
gathered this year
more than 1,500 participants from around 70 countries,
businesspersons, collectors, sommeliers, cigar tasters,
executives of the
cigar industry, artists, cigar producers, cigar officials
who attended master classes, tasting sessions and cigar-rum