Record Detail

Catalogue Number DBN 4156
Artefact DescriptionBox of cigars. Cigar tobacco is primarily grown in Central and South America. The making of top quality cigars is a skill that requires years of experience and knowledge. Good tobacco depends upon the harvesting technique and the subsequent drying or curing process. This process is still done by hand. A cigar is a blend of tobacco leaves wrapped in a large leaf. The taste and quality of cigars has encouraged a community of connoisseurs prepared to pay large amounts for a top quality cigar. There are also magazines and forums where all the details of the cigar industry can be discussed.
TaxonSOLANACEAE
TDWG UseSocial Uses - Smoking Materials