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Juicy Cigars was founded by one of the top Cuban cigar smokers for the past 29 years understanding the love and the passion for the finest cigars in the world from the little Island of Cuba.

The most important thing to understand is that Cuban cigars are like fine wine, and since there popularity there has been many many fakes produced with out anyone really knowing. But once you taste a real Cuban cigar boxed fresh and aged the way they have been for 100’s of years you then know your self you are smoking the genuine cigar. Juicy Cigars guarantees each box of Cuban cigars as 150% real with all factory box codes, year rolled and which factory?

Our Cigars

Cuban Cigars
If your looking for the very best 100% real Cuban Cigars shipped directly to your house Bolivar, Cohiba, Cuaba, Diplomaticos, El Rey De Mundo, Fonseca, H.Upman, Hoyo de Monterrey, Juan Lopez, Montecristo, Partagas, Por Larranaga, Punch, Quai Dorsay, Rafael Gonzales, Ramon Allones, Romeo Y Julieta, Saint Luis Rey, San Cristobal De La Habana, Sancho Panza, Trinidad, and Vegas Robaina. Free shipping directly to your door in the USA .
History of Cuban Cigars
At one point, while every cigar lover is enjoying a cigar for an hour,  he/she gets curious about cigar history, especially why Cuban cigars are so coveted that Americans will violate the law to smuggle them into the USA. As is the general consensus amongst cigar connoisseurs, Cuba, the  maker of the best hand-made cigars, is at the center of cigar history.  In fact, Cuban history and cigar history intertwine for multiple  centuries .
From Tobacco to Cigars

No sooner than Christopher Columbus arrived in the New World and the  Caribbean islands in 1492 did he encounter the Tainos natives (who lived in Cuba) smoking tobacco. The Tainos smoked the leaves wrapped in  plantain and palm leaves, a prototype for the first cigars.     Tobacco smoking was done throughout the Caribbean and South/Central America  when Columbus arrived in the New World. He brought back tobacco leaves  to Europe, and sailors soon became dedicated tobacco smokers and spread  the practice across Europe. Sailors are  generally credited with rolling tobacco leaves to make the first cigars. Soon, Spain started  manufacturing cigars using tobacco shipped from Cuba, as the climate of  the Caribbean was especially suited for high quality tobacco (the  British prefered using a pipe). Cigars started  improving as a procedure of drying and fermenting tobacco leaves to maximize the flavor of the  cigar developed. That happened over several centuries and through many generations.

Eventually, the cigar making industry, by torcedores or cigar rollers, began to  prosper in Cuba, closer to the tobacco farms. This led to increased  quality as the cigar manufacturers had more say in the production of  quality tobacco, and the tobacco didn’t have to withstand a  transatlantic trip before rolling and being sealed for purchase . Also,  Cuba pioneered the using a different type of tobacco leaf for the three  parts of a cigar (the wrapper, the binder and the filling). Each is made in different regions of Cuba and is specifically suited for its role.

Famous Cuban Cigar Brands

Even before Castro came to power, several Cuban manufacturers moved to the  United States most notably the Ybor brand, increasing the reputation of  Cuban cigars. Vicente Martinez Ybor relocated his factory first to Key  West. Because Cuban rollers still came and went between Key West and  Cuba, Ybor built a city for cigar rollers outside of Tampa complete with housing for the workers and their families. Cuban rollers migrated  permanently to Ybor city, and it became the largest manufacturer of  cigars in the world.

Still, many, if not most, of the best handmade cigars were made in Cuba. To  this day as the quality of rollers and tobacco is a point of pride in  Cuba, although much of the profession is now dominated by women. Cuban  cigars are prized the world over. Brands like Montecristo, Upmann and  Hoyo de Monterrey brand did particularly well overseas and were the gold standard in cigars.  Even when JFK enacted the embargo of Cuba, he bought a hefty supply of Cuban cigars, Upmann (his favorite).  After Castro took over in Cuba and  seized the Cuban cigar industry, the quality of cigars survived as  Castro was an obsessive lover of cigars. Many photos of him are with a  cigar in his mouth. In fact, he popularized Cohida, a cigar with extra  fermentation that is now sold all over the world.

The communist Castro revolution caused a lot of disruption in the cigar  world. As many of the cigar company owners fled Cuba, cigars under the  same name are produced in Cuba and Dominican Republic. As cigar making  is an art, not a science, Cuba has been able to maintain its standing in the cigar world, even without the technological development of the  competitors.