SMOKE SCREEN: THE STORY BEHIND A CUBAN CIGAR
Since its discovery in the mid-15th century, the cigar has integrated into European society, from the docks and wharves to the clubs of Paris, London and Madrid. In the smoking rooms of Europe, the cigar even changed fashion, inadvertently creating the smoking jacket.
If influencing style wasn’t enough, cigars also played a part in war. When, in the mid-1800s, public orators were allowed into Cuban rolling factories, the cigar set the stage for revolution. Read more about the rise of the Havana cigar through time here.