Sponsored by world-renowned Procigar members such as General Cigar, Matasa, Tabacalera de García, La Aurora, Tabadom, Corporación Cigar Export, Tabaquisa, Tabacalera Fuente, Tabacalera La Alianza and La Flor Dominicana the Procigar Festival welcomed over 300 guests from more than 20 countries. Attendees included suppliers, retailers, consumers and industry associates who gathered to celebrate the Procigar Festival and to honor the Dominican Republic – the Cigar Country – as the number one exporter of premium cigars in the world for twenty (consecutive) years.
The festival started on February 17th in the illustrious resort Casa de Campo, located in La Romana, where the biggest cigar factory Tabacalera de García welcomed cigar lovers to the country and guide them through its cigar production facilities. While in La Romana, guests had the option to relax before the main part of the program began by taking a catamaran ride to Palmilla & Saona Island, enjoying an eco-walk through Las Cuevas de Las Maravillas, play golf at the famous Teeth of the Dog Golf Course or simply relax at Casa de Campo.Read the press release
Procigar Festival, an appointment full of novelties and tobacco aroma.
If you love cigars, how can you not love spending time in one of the countries where cigars are made, walk through a tobacco field, stand shoulder-to-shoulder with a cigarmaker.
Cigar Ambassador magazine had published the Procigar Festival relative content toward all Chinese cigar smokers since the fist Procigar Festival which held in 2008. During these 5 years, chinese cigar consumers became more interested in Procigar.
The day was filled with events, but the gala dinner bought even more of them. And the farewell words, comin straight from the heart on both sides, hosts and guests, sounded very sincere.
The Procigar members and organizers outdid themselves with a level of organization and attention to detail that is unsurpassed in a festival of this magnitude.
Ok... So what do you do if you really want to find out about cigars? I mean, there are always factory tours. But do you ever get to see everything? Well, at ProCigar you pretty much can.
Attending ProCigar is live visiting Disney World. You will be constantly stimulated, your cheeks will hurt from smiling, and you will leave exhausted.
The ProCigar festival remains the cigar smoker's ultimate Walter Mitty experience. Where else can a devotee tour some of the world's best cigar factories and spend time one-on-one with leading cigar makers while eating, drinking, and smoking great cigars?
If you've ever wanted to travel to visit a cigar factory, the ProCigar Festival is what you should set as your goal for next year.