During the 2023 Carribean Habanos Days event in Willemstad, Curacao, Habanos S.A. introduced a new size of the Vegueros line called the Vegueros Centrogordos. In a memorable weekend full of activities, the third edition of the Caribbean Habanos Day took place at the Kontiki Hotel. The more than 150 lucky attendees, including area franchisees, retailers and fans from around ten countries in Central America and the Caribbean, were able to enjoy this new vitola, a world premiere. In addition to tasting the Vegueros CentroGordos and Bolívar New Gold Medal vitolas paired with exclusive rums, they were able to enjoy competitions, exclusive presentations, the humidor auction and all this with the best Cuban music.
During the first day, those present were able to participate in different conferences, exquisite pairings of Vegueros with the best rums of the Caribbean and enjoy a spectacular walk along the coasts of Curacao. To finish, a reception and welcome cocktail, with the best gastronomic offer created the perfect atmosphere for a memorable night. The activities continued the next day, when the guests were able to be part of the Longest Ash Contest in which the participant Don Bakhuis from Curacao was the winner. In addition, they enjoyed a special smoke and pairing with the Bolívar New Gold Medal vitola and the Varadero rum 15 years. The event closed with a flourish with a party under the title of La Gran Noche accompanied by a delicious dinner and music from the island, during which attendees witnessed the auction of humidors, in which the auction of the Vegueros Humidor with 216 Habanos managed to raise $20,000 that will be donated to the Cuban Public Health system.
Vegueros CentroGordos is a product that you can find in all Habanos stores around the world. This new thick gauge vitola will make fans marvel at this special Habano, which arrives to renew and enrich the Vegueros brand with an innovative format. It will be presented in a metal tin of 16 Habanos that have been made “Totally by Hand with Long Filler”, after a careful selection of the wrapper, filler and binder leaves from the Vuelta Abajo* plains, where the considered best tobacco is produced. in the world, in the region of Pinar del Río*, Cuba*.
This new vitola joins the portfolio of the Vegueros brand, which was born to pay tribute to all the Cuban farmers who from generation to generation have grown tobacco in Pinar del Río*, with a new trend format, which will be highly appreciated by smokers current. The CentroGordos vitola, with a ring gauge 54 x 100 mm long, comes to the market with a fresh image and a new format that will make it accessible to a broader spectrum of smokers.
Habanos lovers who like a medium-strong strength will be able to find the new Vegueros CentroGordos vitola after its launch, in the different official points of sale in the more than 140 countries in which Habanos, S.A. distributes its products.