The Art of Tobacco in Cuba
PUBLISHED: JANUARY 17TH, 2019

Find out where your beloved cigars come from. Take a ride in a vintage car a few hours west to the rustic province of Pinar der Rio, where the limestone karsts and blood red soil of the Vinales valley create a lush, craggy and dramatic scenery enhanced by the triangular tobacco-drying huts, oxen, and spurs-wearing farmers who dot the landscape. Each farmer has their own recipe for fermentation, but traditional recipes may include pineapple skin, guava leaves, sugar cane, rum, and honey to lend a sweet aroma to the country puros. We can arrange a quiet organic farm-to-table lunch with a campesino farmer under a mango tree on his country finca. Later, he may roll a cigar for you and that night, ride you though his tobacco fields by the light of the moon.

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