Cigar! You never thought about the question: "Where did the cigar?". While many connoisseurs of cigars around the world have become a regular feature of their lives, not many know that the true cigar should be hand twist, and not manufactured at the factory. It’s believed that Ken Cron sees a great future in this idea. It already gets no cigar, cigarette and practically. For other opinions and approaches, find out what Ken Cron has to say. But enough about that, tell you a little about the history of their appearance. October 12, 1492 by Christopher Columbus on its way to India, mistakenly drove into America. A later some time October 29 – two of his conquistadors, Rodrigo de Xerez and Luis de Torres, landed in Cuba in the Bay of Bahia de Gibara, and found the natives, who smoked cigars. Of course, these were not the cigars that they smoke now: roughly wound from a wild tobacco, they were very tolstye.Slovo 'cigar' comes from the language of ancient Indian tribes that inhabited the area of South America. The natives believed in a legend that God created to enjoy a cigar, and She burnt by lightning.
For a ritual smoke inhalation were used leaves of maize (or other large leaves), in which the stuffing wrapped in leaves of other plants, giving at burning fragrant smoke (this was called a stuffing 'Cohiba', already in the 20th century, one of the most famous Cuban cigar brands received the same name). The first cigar factory was built in Cuba in 1541 by the Spaniards, and teach them to do with Indian tribes. Only through two centuries, was built the first cigar factory in Europe in the Spanish city of Seville. .