|Cuban cigars are well-known throughout the world. Even non-smokers have a notion about the high quality of the cigars. Cuban cigars are rolled from tobacco, and their manufacture is under control of the government of Cuba. According to various cigar experts around the world cigar manufacturers from Cuba are considered to be the most professional in the world. You have possibly heard of such widespread brands like Montecristos or Coronas Especiales that is rumored to be Fidel Castro's favorite brand. Besides these producers there are lots of other sorts of the same quality.
A great disappointment for each cigar-lover in the US was, and still is, a trade embargo imposed by President Kennedy in 1962. The prohibition to import products of Cuban origin, cigars included, to the country is currently in force as well. As a matter of fact, there's a chance to bring up to 2 boxes for personal use from any other country and from licensed visits to Cuba as well.
Despite all the difficulties, there are a lot of offers for Cuban cigars in the United States. Nevertheless, you have to be very attentive, as there is an opinion among experts that around 95 per cent of so-called Cuban cigars sold in the US are forged. What's more, a lot of Cuban refugees living in the USA manufacture cigars and call them “Cuban” using the argument that they are made by Cubans. As far as you understand, these cigars aren't original ones, so their quality is questionable.
In the majority of situations you will be able to discover an imitation, as non-original Cuban cigars are of low quality and they don't look like real ones. But recently there has been an increase in production of Cuban cigar imitations that are not so easy to find out.
Basically, the only way to obtain original Cuban cigars of the highest quality is to find a reliable dealer. On-line Cuban cigars stores enjoy high popularity at present. There you can purchase original Cuban cigar products from various manufacturers. So as to ascertain that the online store you are going to purchase cigars from is reliable, make a little research on it.