The Netherlands

Filthy Hooligans in Italy and Netherlands

Alec Bradley’s Filthy Hooligan, the yearly limited edition for St Patrick’s day was received in both Italy and The Netherlands. Italy received them just in time for St Patricks Day, and in The Netherlands, they arrived a day too late but the true aficionado does not...

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Dunbarton comes with new Mi Querida

The New Hampshire based Two Guys Smoke Shop releases a store exclusive limited edition each year, right before independence day. Fireworks are a big part of the independence day celebrations, so the cigars are called firecrackers. And they look like firecrackers. 3½...

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Unveiling of Pronica results

ProNica is a charity foundation, started in The Netherlands. Founder Sasja van Horssen, the distributor of many Non-Cuban cigar brands, wanted to use his position to raise money for the underprivileged citizens of Nicaragua. The country has given Van Horssen so much...

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More Vikings coming to the Benelux

Viking Cigars, the Norwegian brand made at Tabacalera La Alianza, owned by Ernesto Perez Carrillo, was introduced to the Dutch market a few months ago and now more vitolas and blends will be introduced. The cigars will also be available in Belgium and Luxembourg. For...

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Mombacho launching events in The Netherlands

A few days ago, we brought the news that Mombacho is available in The Netherlands, finally. And the brand will be launched with three events, where Mombacho owner Claudio Sgroi will be attending. On Friday, April 5th, Sgroi and his distributor Steenbok Sigaren will be...

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Mombacho arrived in The Netherlands

Mombacho cigars are now available in The Netherlands. Distributor Steenbok Sigaren has received the first shipment and is ready to send the cigars to the Dutch retailers. Last December, we published an article announcing the distribution agreement between Mombacho and...

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Cigar night with Ted Bogers

Last year, Ted Bogers, from the cigar shop with the same name in Dordrecht, The Netherlands, hosted a Cuban night at the beautiful Le Barrage restaurant & Bar in Alblasserdam. And he's doing it again, may 16th. picture of last year's event at Le Barrage Now...

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Macarena bundles for the Benelux

Then you hear Macarena, you don't immediately think of cigars, do you? But there are cigars under that name, made by A. Turrent, the Mexican tobacco grower and cigar producer. And they are now available in The Benelux. Macarena is a medium filler, which means that...

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Steenbok sigaren for The Netherlands

Early 2018 cigar aficionados Johan Loomans and Brigitte Altena decided to start a cigar brand called Steenbok Sigaren. That is Dutch for Capricorn Cigars. And only six months later, the first shipment of the cigars arrived in the warehouse. The business partners are...

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Oliva V Nub returns to The Netherlands

Oliva is responsible for the Nub size. The companies edgier think tank Studio Tobac came up with the concept for the short but fat cigar little over a decade ago. The blenders at Oliva's Studio Tobac were discussing how to get the best flavor of the cigar, which...

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Birthdays and events
March 24
Emma Viktorsson (Freya Cigars)
, EVENT: La Casa del Habano, Chester
, Juergen W Roder (Perdomo Cigars)
March 26
EVENT: Nicaraguan night, Turmeaus, Liverpool
, Joshua Meerapfel (Fuente Meerapfel)
March 27
CSWC Qualifier, Bangkok, Thailand
, EVENT: Fratello event, Cigarworld, Dusseldorf
March 28
EVENT: Maya Selva Cigar Tasting at Club & Volutes - Paris
March 30
CSWC Qualifier, Hanoi, Vietnam
, EVENT: Davidoff & Antique Pappy van Winkel pairing, Turmeaus, Liverpool
April 6
CSWC Qualifier, Paris, France
April 12
EVENT: Oliva event, Cigarworld, Dusseldorf
April 13
CSWC Qualifier, Beirut, Libanon
April 14
EVENT: Turmeaus Knutsford
April 17
EVENT: Jean Nicot Chapter evening - Paris
April 19
CSWC Qualifier, St Petersburg, Russia
, EVENT: La Gran Fumada, St Petersburg, Russia
April 20
CSWC Qualifier, St Petersburg, Russia
, EVENT: La Gran Fumada, St Petersburg, Russia
April 21
CSWC Qualifier, St Petersburg, Russia
, EVENT: 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)
, EVENT: Turrent event, Turmeaus, Liverpool
May 16
EVENT: Ted Bogers Cigar Night, Alblasserdam
May 22
EVENT: Turmeaus Knutsford
May 25
CSWC Qualifier, Copenhagen, Denmark
, EVENT: Big Smoke Copenhagen, Denmark
, Gerard Hayes (Nicoya)
May 27
CSWC Qualifier, Oslo, Norway
June 1
CSWC Qualifier, Sweden
June 3
Art Garcia (Antigua Esteli Cigars)
June 4
EVENT: El Artista event, Cigarworld, Dusseldorf
June 7
Philip Zanghi (Debonaire)
, Sasja van Horssen (Ilja Cigars)
June 8
CSWC Qualifier, Romania
, EVENT: Noche del Habano, Brussels
June 12
Bradley Rubin (Alec Bradley)
, CSWC Qualifier, Finland
, CSWC Qualifier, Luxembourg
June 13
EVENT: Amicigar weekend, Italy
June 14
CSWC Qualifier, Italy
, CSWC Qualifier, Talinn, Estonia
, EVENT: Amicigar weekend, Italy
June 15
EVENT: Amicigar weekend, Italy
June 16
CSWC Qualifier, Talinn, Estonia
, EVENT: Amicigar weekend, Italy
June 19
EVENT: La Casa del Habano, Chester
, EVENT: Turmeaus Knutsford