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More Costa Rican cigars in the Benelux

More Costa Rican cigars in the Benelux

More Costa Rican cigars in the Benelux. Gajane Benelux, one of the cigar distributors in The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg confirms that they are ready to start distributing two Costa Rican cigar brands. Or should we say Swiss brands? As both brands are...

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Stijn Elbersen emerges as a cigar distributor

Stijn Elbersen emerges as a cigar distributor

Stijn Elbersen emerges as a cigar distributor. For 15 years, Elbersen was involved in the cigar industry in The Netherlands and the last years internationally. At first as an account manager and brand manager for CubaCigar Benelux, the official Habanos distributor. He...

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Van Dalen Cigars Groningen opens

Van Dalen Cigars Groningen opens

Van Dalen Cigars Groningen opens. Today the brand new Van Dalen Cigars tobacco store in the city of Groningen opens its doors for a soft opening. The largest city in the Northern part of The Netherlands didn’t have a specialized tobacco store since Davidoff closed its...

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Cortes and Olifant join forces

Cortes and Olifant join forces

Cortes and Olifant join forces. The Belgian cigar manufacturer J. Cortes and the Dutch manufacturer Olifant Sigaren are joining forces. For the last few weeks, Ministry of Cigars heard rumors about a collaboration between the two family-owned and classic brands....

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Cigare77 comes to the Benelux

Cigare77 comes to the Benelux

Cigare77 comes to the Benelux. There are a surprising number of Swiss cigar brands. Of course, none of the brands are made in Switzerland. But if you look at the ownership of the brands, they are in Swiss hands. Davidoff is a Swiss brand, but there’s Patoro,...

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Casa Magna returns to The Netherlands

Casa Magna returns to The Netherlands

Casa Magna returns to The Netherlands. After a short hiatus, Casa Magna returns to The Netherlands. And not just to The Netherlands but from there the once famous brand should expand worldwide. The Dutch distributor Longfiller Company now has the distribution rights...

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Vegas de Santiago for the Benelux

Vegas de Santiago for the Benelux

Vegas de Santiago for the Benelux. The Swiss Costa Rican brand Vegas de Santiago is coming to The Netherlands. Marc Niehaus from Vegas de Santiago and Steph Kronenburg from Gajane Benelux confirm the news to Ministry of Cigars. Vegas de Santiago is one of the...

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Maradona cigars in The Netherlands and Belgium

Maradona cigars in The Netherlands and Belgium

Maradona cigars in The Netherlands and Belgium. The legendary Argentian football star Diego Maradona was an avid cigar aficionado. He’s been spotted with cigars on many occasions. He picked up smoking cigars after visiting Cuba for medical treatments. He became close...

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El Viejo Continente changes Dutch distribution

El Viejo Continente changes Dutch distribution

El Viejo Continente changes Dutch distribution. A few years ago, a brand new cigar importer & distributor emerged in The Netherlands. De Sigarenman from Hellevoetsluis. Owner and founder Robert Blonk is responsible for introducing El Viejo Continente and Bossner...

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Liga Bauhaus expected soon

Liga Bauhaus expected soon

Liga Bauhaus expected soon. In the early days of December 2020, Drew Estate made an announcement. It would release a Liga Privada exclusively for Europe. And even though it is not the first European exclusive release for Drew Estate, it is the first-ever Liga Privada...

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