We’ve Lost a Great Actor and a Big Fan – Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper passed away on Saturday, May 29th from prostate cancer. His acting career extends across five decades and during that time he inspired many. At Cuban Crafters we’re big fans of the actor, and Dennis Hopper was a big fan of our cigars. People know Hopper as an Academy and Emmy Award nominated actor, an artist, photographer and collector of modern art. We […]

Best of the Best Cigar

For those who enjoy the luxury lifestyle the Robb Report’s June issue is a must-read. It’s the issue that publishes the annual “Best of the Best” awards. The award recognizes products and services of excellence. For 2010 the “Best of the Best” award goes to …(drum roll)… Berger & Argenti for their CLASICO cigar.  Robb Report selected the Berger & Argenti Clasico based on its […]

Florida’s Governor Charlie Crist Visits Cuban Crafters Cigars

Florida’s Governor Charlie Crist stopped by Cuban Crafters Cigars on Thursday, May 20th to drink Cuban coffee and smoke cigars with his friends and supporters. May 20th is celebrated as Cuba’s Independence Day. The Republic of Cuba gained independence from Spain on May 20, 1902 and went on to ratify the Cuban Constitution. The Governor was in Miami for the […]

Cigar Saves Woman

Now it’s a proven fact, smoking cigars can save your life. Well it’s not exactly as it sounds but in Jacksonville Florida a cigar saved a woman. An 18-year-old woman who was kidnapped fought off her attacker with a cigar. The woman’s 23-year-old boyfriend was checking into a Motel 6 on Youngerman Circle in southwest Jacksonville […]

U.S. Senator Visits Cuban Crafters for a Miami Cigar

Long gone are the days when a United States Senator could smoke a cigar in the Senate Office Building, or the President and Vice President in the White House. Throughout history some of the most accomplished leaders were known to smoke cigars. John F. Kennedy and his brothers Ted and Robert F. Kennedy  proudly smoked cigars publicly. World leaders Winston […]

Cigars and Rock and Roll in Cleveland

I’ve smoked cigars in many different cities, but smoking cigars in Cleveland, the official home of Rock and Roll, was special. Working for Cuban Crafters I travel often and take the opportunity of lighting up wherever I go (while you still can). Cuban Crafters will soon be opening a cigar store and small cigar factory in concourse […]

Cuban Cigars – The Day Before They Were Banned

The ban on Cuban cigars was signed into law by President John F. Kennedy in February 7, 1962. This video provides the details of the day before the Cuban cigar ban was signed into law, as well as the morning of February 7th. It’s of Pierre Salinger, Kennedy’s press secretary. The day before Cuban cigars were banned he was summoned […]

Maduro Cigars Get Five Stars

Maduros range in taste from mild to full-bodied, depending on the tobacco used and how the dark, almost black wrapper was processed. True Maduro cigar lovers enjoy the stronger taste that brings the earthy and dark chocolate tastes. That’s why we conducted a small experiment with the J.L. Salazar y Hermanos Reserva Especial Series cigars. It’s a […]

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