That said, the multigenerational cigar families in countries like Honduras are the true heroes behind this success story. In fact, many of the big cigar brands wouldn't be where they are today without these cigar families. This article will discuss some of the long-established cigar families and provide insight into how the cigar industry got to where it is.
However, more premium cigar-makers have been embracing Brazilian tobacco in their cigars in the past two decades. There's also been a considerable rise in the use of Brazilian tobacco to make premium wrappers. In the past 5-10 years, Brazil has been beginning to emerge as one of the preferable sources for filler tobacco as well.
Aston Martin was no different in this respect as it had the desire to become a force to reckon with on the motor racing circuit. However, things didn't really work out as they hoped. The brand debuted in Formula One in 1959 but lasted just five races.
If that wasn't bad enough, things were about to get worse.The U.S. under President Ronald Reagan imposed an embargo on Nicaragua in 1984. Like the ban on Cuban cigars, the Nicaraguan cigars industry was decimated by the embargo as it could no longer sell cigars in its largest market.