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The Netherlands

Van Dalen opens a shop in Groningen

Van Dalen opens a shop in Groningen

Van Dalen opens a shop in Groningen. The largest city in the northern part of The Netherlands is without a specialized tobacco shop since Davidoff closed its shops in The Netherlands. Years before, Davidoff acquired Homan Sigaren, the most renowned tobacconist in the...

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Bossner is entering Belgium

Bossner is entering Belgium

Bossner is entering Belgium and changes distributor in The Netherlands. The German cigar brand found a new distributor with Gajane Benelux. Through Gajane, they reach more Dutch retailers than through their previous distributor. But the bonus is access to the Belgian...

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The Netherlands prohibits internet sales of tobacco

The Netherlands prohibits internet sales of tobacco

The Netherlands prohibits internet sales of tobacco. In a new wave of legislation, the Dutch government is prohibiting the sale of tobacco on the World Wide Web starting in 2023. It is one of the many steps to come to a smoke-free generation in 2040. Where most of the...

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Blend 15 for The Netherlands

Blend 15 for The Netherlands

Blend 15 for The Netherlands. Last month, A.J. Fernandez released his first bundle cigar. Well, to be precise, not the first bundle cigars he makes in his factory, but the first under his own name. Tabacalera A.J. Fernandez is making the Reposado bundles for Maier...

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Deforestation in The Netherlands

Deforestation in The Netherlands

Deforestation in The Netherlands. Well, it’s not that trees are cut, but the list of tobacconists that are closing the doors in The Netherlands is growing and growing. In the recent past, Ministry of Cigars published articles about Augustus van Neer, Cigarros...

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Toscano releases Il Moro 2020

Toscano releases Il Moro 2020

Toscano releases Il Moro 2020. It is the annual limited edition, Il Moro, from the Italian cigar manufacturer. It has become a tradition since the first Il Moro limited edition in 2000. The Limited Edition is rolled by hand with vintage tobaccos.  The Toscano Il...

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Plain packaging coming to The Netherlands

Plain packaging coming to The Netherlands

Plain packaging coming to The Netherlands. The new legislation is planned to be implemented from January 1st, 2022. But how strict that legislation is going to be is yet to be seen. Right now, the only thing that the Dutch government revealed is that plain packaging...

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The Netherlands loses another iconic shop

The Netherlands loses another iconic shop

The Netherlands loses another iconic shop. Cigarros Adelante in the luxurious Frederik Hendriklaan in The Hague closed its door last Saturday. The Frederik Hendriklaan is a famous shopping street, famous for the quirky boutique shops, mixed with large chains. And...

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Daniel Marshall reveals more details of the XXXVIII

Daniel Marshall reveals more details of the XXXVIII

Daniel Marshall reveals more details of the XXXVIII. Some information about the limited edition Daniel Marshall by Carlos Fuente XXXVIII Anniversary Cigar was published before. But Daniel Marshall is now ready to ship the cigars to 38 retailers worldwide. Some small...

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Joya shuts the box internationally

Joya shuts the box internationally

Joya shuts the box internationally. Not too long ago, Joya de Nicaragua released a limited edition. Not a limited edition cigar, but a limited edition box. The regular looking box os the Joya de Nicaragua Antano 1970 Gran Consul and the Joya de Nicaragua Antano 1970...

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