Cuban Cigars are in our Future as Relations are Restored

In 1962, right before United States President John F. Kennedy signed the trade embargo against Cuba, he asked his Media Director Pierre Salinger to get him all the Cuban cigars that were available in town. He wanted at least “1,000 Petit Upmanns.” Salinger came back with 1,200 of them. Kennedy then signed the embargo making the […]

Medina 1959 Miami Edition Cigars for the New Year!

Lights! Camera! Action! Take your New Year’s Eve celebration to the max and celebrate with MEDINA 1959 MIAMI EDITION.  Now this is it what you call 100% Times Square       New Year’s Eve at its ultimate best! MEDINA 1959 MIAMI EDITION CORONA GORDA will redefine Times Square New Year’s Eve revelry.  Step out of the cold into […]

Dallas Mavericks Win Cigars for Mayor

When the Dallas Mavericks won the NBA championship by beating the Miami Heat, the Mayor of Dallas, Texas got more than a national championship team in his city.  Mayor Dwaine Caraway of Dallas had made a bet with Miami-Dade County’s Commission Chairman Joe Martinez and Commissioner Martinez paid up. Included were Miami hand-rolled cigars from Cuban Crafters, Stone Crabs and Cuban […]

Another Reason Not to Smoke a Cheap Cigar

Here’s yet another reason NOT to smoke a cheap cigar while you’re driving a car. In Madison, New Jersey an intersection was closed down for more than a half an hour while the Madison Fire Department extinguished a car fire. The Fire Chief said the interior of the silver Nissan was in flames when the […]

Florida’s Governor Rick Scott and His Victory Cigar

Rick Scott officially won the election and is Florida’s next Governor. It was a long campaign that included a stop at Cuban Crafters Cigars factory and store in Miami, Florida. The election was close and yes, it included a celebratory Victory Cigar! While Governor elect Rick Scott waited for the final results, he held a victory cigar in […]

Cincinnati Reds Celebrate Win by Smoking Cigars

The Cincinnati Reds won the the National League Central title on Tuesday at the Great American Ball Park and celebrated while the team’s owner, Bob Castellini, passed out cigars. They opened the champagne bottles and lit up the cigars. What’s wrong with that? Well according to state documents, five people who saw the celebration on their television […]

Smokin in the Gables Cigar Event

Smokin in the Gables was part of the First Annual Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival, held today in Coral Gables, Florida. The event was a big success, notwithstanding the rain and heat, with thousands showing up to enjoy the culture, smoke cigars and indulge in Latin food and drinks. Cuban Crafters Cigars was happy to be a […]

Smoking Cigars with Jerome Corsi and Rusty Humphries

Author Jerome Corsi and Radio Host Rusty Humphries stopped by Cuban Crafters’ Mega Cigar Store to relax and enjoy cigars during their visit to Miami. They were in town for a conference and brought along publicist Tim Bueler. Dr. Corsi smoked his favorite Padron Aniversario, Rusty smoked a Medina 1959 Miami Edition Churchill followed by a Berger and Argenti Entubar […]

Cigars, Rum and Olga Guillot in Cuba

Pre-Castro Cuba was a paradise known for cigars, rum and the music of Olga Guillot. Throughout her career Olga Guillot had 14 records that went gold and 10 platinum. She appeared in 20 movies and was the first Latin entertainer to perform in Carnegie Hall. The “Queen of the Bolero” was known among Cubans in the exile community as […]

Manly Men Smoke Cigars

The Chicago Tribune newspaper recently ran a photo of what a manly man is. The photo is of Mike Owens in Lake Michigan, smoking a cigar. The article by John Kass has a subtitle that says it all “Tribune photo captures Chicago’s iconic Manly Man wading in Lake Michigan smoking a cigar, not eating a wimpy […]

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