Matilde Cigar Tasting at Habana Port Cigar Merchants. With special guest Ruben Gonzalez. 10/30/2014

Greetings, cigarians. As we enter Autumn so does the return of outdoor cigar smoking (sans the sweating). In celebration, we at Habana Port Cigar Merchants and would like to invite you to our next cigar tasting. We are happy to announce that Ruben Gonzalez of small-batch cigar company Matilde Cigars will make a special appearance at our Habana Port Baton Rouge location.  Read below for details and mark your calendars for this occasion:

Matilde Cigar Tasting Event
Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Location: Habana Port Cigar Merchants in Baton Rouge, LA


Event Details
Ruben Gonzalez, partner of Tabacalera Matilde, will join us this evening to educate us about the cigars in his company's portfolio. Entry is complimentary yet you can participate in our event-only deals. When you buy any 4 Matilde Cigars cigars, you will receive 1 complimentary cigar. When you buy any 7 Matilde cigars, you will receive 2 free cigars. We will also have some "light fare" from Bergeron's.

Matilde Background
With nearly 60 years of experience in the cigar industry, Jose Seijas has launched Matilde in 2014. It is the first cigar brand created by Seijas since he retired from Altadis in 2012. As general manager of their Dominican-based Tabacalera de Garcia factory, Seijas oversaw the production of 60 million cigars a year including brands like Montecristo and Romeo y Julieta. Retirement was not an option for Seijas and 2 years later, he set up a much smaller factory in La Romana intent on making cigars on a smaller scale. The Matilde Renacer is the first line for the new factory and uses a Habano Ecuador wrapper. The profile includes a rich, earthy layer with molasses and cocoa. The finish is leathery yet smooth. We hope you will join us for this special engagement. Updates

Did you want to make this meet-and-greet Matilde event but don't live near our shops? We will make these deals available on the day of the event, so you can get in on the action. Click here for that section and bookmark it! The same in-store deals will apply to online orders made that day (October 30). When you check out, make a note in the comments section by typing "Tasting Special". And be sure to register your email address at for exclusive announcements, deals and other internet specials.
Until the next email, siempre fumando,
Habana Port
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