Category: Cigar history

Christoph Kolumbus, more than an admiral

An exceptional product is forged in the journey which leads to a great adventure. The history of KOLUMBUS is closely linked to the trips overseas and the perseverance of a man to discover new routes which would facilitate obtaining spices from the Far East. The capture of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1453 brought a […]

Famous cigar smokers

Throughout history, many cigar lovers have been characterized by excelling in different sectors of society, sharing moments of triumph and relaxation with elegance, charm and pleasure of the senses: from Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, to the emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, who celebrated victories in the battlefield with a cigar between his fingers. The neurologist¬†Sigmund […]

A remedy for all ills

Since time immemorial, tobacco has been employed for health reasons, as a spiritual healing, social enjoyment or as a vehicle for reflection and pause. In fact, it was a familiar practice amongst the indigenous people from all across America, who used plant for ritual and/or medicinal purposes. The Aztecs would heat it and ground it […]