The Netherlands

New Casa Turrent lines for Benelux

The latest Casa Turrent lines, named Origines, from the Mexican tobacco giant A. Turrent, will be heading towards The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg according to the distributor Gajane Benelux. The new Casa Turrent line consists of the Casa Turrent Miami, Casa...

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Select draw cutter soon available in the Benelux

Ministry of Cigars was the first cigar news outlet to write about the Select Draw Cigar Cutter, and that article sparked interest from Canteros, the official distributor of all non-Cuban brands and a few accessories in New Zealand, who became the first international...

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Royal Danish Events in The Netherlands

Jan Vistisen, owner of Royal Danish Cigars and creator of Rumnac, the worlds first rum & cognac mixed liquor, will be in The Netherlands this week to introduce his Dutch limited edition. On Friday the 15th, he will be the special guest at an event hosted by...

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El Viejo Continente launched in The Netherlands

Two cigars of the Nicaraguan brand El Viejo Continente just made it to the Dutch market via distributor De Sigarenman. Both the El Viejo Continente Maduro as well as El Viejo Continente Connecticut are released in a 6x56 vitola. The El Viejo Continente Maduro is made...

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Van Dalen Cigars buys Ted Bogers

Ted Bogers, a renowned tobacco shop in the city of Dordrecht, about 25 kilometers southeast of Rotterdam, has been sold to Sasja van Horssen. Van Horssen is the owner of Van Dalen Rotterdam, Van Dalen Den Bosch and Cigaragua in Amsterdam, next to his distributing...

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EPC returns to The Netherlands

A few years ago, the Dutch distributor Longfiller Company, introduced the cigars from Ernesto Perez Carrillo on the Dutch market. But after just a year, the cooperation between the two companies ended and since then EPC cigars haven't been for sale in The Netherlands....

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Gajane lighters

Gajane Benelux, a distributor responsible for a vast number of brands available in The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg is adding some accessories to their portfolio. T The first accessory in their line up is a dual flame lighter with a hidden punch in the bottom...

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Borisov Nicaragua new to the Dutch market

Borisov is a brand from Nicaragua and their mixed boxes of Borisov cigars, five with a Maduro wrapper and five with a Connecticut shade wrapper, are now available in The Netherlands. The Connecticut Shade cigars are made with filler from Nicaragua from the Esteli,...

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Another Dutch shop closes its doors

The Dutch Provence of Limburg, in the south of The Netherlands, bordering Belgium and Germany, isn't blessed with many specialized tobacco shops. And in the last few years, more have been closed than opened. A few years ago a brand new La Casa Del Habano opened in the...

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Cigar Smoking World Championship dates

In a few years time, the Cigar Smoking World Championship has received a reputation and a status in the industry like hardly any other event. Twenty qualifying events before the grand finale, all over Europe, the USA, Asia, South America and even during the Procigar...

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Birthdays and events
February 18
Habanos Festival
, Procigar
February 19
Habanos Festival
, Procigar
, Rocky Patel & Flor de Cana tasting, Turmeaus, Liverpool
February 20
Habanos Festival
, Procigar
February 21
Habanos Festival
, Procigar
February 22
Habanos Festival
, Maya Selva Event, Cigarworld, Dusseldorf
, Procigar
February 23
Trinidad and whisky pairing, Turmeaus, Liverpool
February 26
A.J.Fernandez event, Bratislava, Slovakia
, EP Carrillo pairing, Turmeaus, Liverpool
, Rocky Patel
March 1
Mike Rosales (RoMa Craft)
March 2
CSWC Qualifier, Poland
March 6
Lars Tetens
March 8
Janny Garcia (My Father Cigars)
March 9
CSWC Qualifier, Riga, Latvia
March 10
CSWC Qualifier, Riga, Latvia
March 12
Fonseca pairing, Turmeaus, Liverpool
March 16
CSWC Qualifier, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
March 20
Horacio event, Cigarworld, Dusseldorf
March 23
CSWC Qualifier, Dusseldorf, Germany
March 24
Emma Viktorsson (Freya Cigars)
, Juergen W Roder (Perdomo Cigars)
March 26
Joshua Meerapfel (Fuente Meerapfel)
, Nicaraguan night, Turmeaus, Liverpool
March 27
CSWC Qualifier, Bangkok, Thailand
, Fratello event, Cigarworld, Dusseldorf
March 30
CSWC Qualifier, Hanoi, Vietnam
April 6
CSWC Qualifier, Paris, France
April 12
Oliva event, Cigarworld, Dusseldorf
April 13
CSWC Qualifier, Beirut, Libanon
April 19
CSWC Qualifier, St Petersburg, Russia
, La Gran Fumada, St Petersburg, Russia
April 20
CSWC Qualifier, St Petersburg, Russia
, La Gran Fumada, St Petersburg, Russia
April 21
CSWC Qualifier, St Petersburg, Russia
, La Gran Fumada, St Petersburg, Russia
April 24
Riste Riatevski (Jas Sum Kral)
April 25
Nick Melillo (Foundation)
April 26
CSWC Qualifier, Austria
April 27
CSWC Qualifier, Austria
, Jeremy Casdagli (Bespoke)
April 28
CSWC Qualifier, Austria
April 30
CSWC Qualifier, Makarska, Croatia
May 5
Robert Ibarra (Don Ibarra)
May 14
Daniel Guerrero (El Viejo Continente)
, Turrent event, Turmeaus, Liverpool