Simon Chase recollects the high points of Ramón Allones and outlines the steady, sometimes precipitous, decline of the Cuban brand.
Aluminium cigar tubes are as much part of the Havana cigar scene as labelled boxes, cedar cabinets and elegant humidors. The traditional hand-crafted boxes have been around for centuries. But when did tubes first make an appearance and who thought of the idea?
At their 9th Summer Cigar Party on June 14, 2016 at The Corinthia London, Hunters & Frankau (H&F) offered the first samples of two new Havana cigars – the Montecristo Aniversario 80 and the 2016 UK Regional Edition the Juan Lopez Seleccion Superba.