>Inside the century-and-a-half-old H. Upmann cigar company, among the most famous manufacturers of Cuban cigars
According to Cubans: The Ultimate Cigars, by Wil Mara, the world-famous H. Upmann brand was started by two German brothers, Herman and August Upmann, in 1844, when the brothers opened a cigar store in Havana. The company makes dozens of varieties of cigars in Cuba, some handmade, others machine-made.
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