Arturo Fuente is one of the most respected and revered names in the cigar industry, known for producing some of the finest cigars in the world. In 2012, the company celebrated its 100th anniversary, marking a century of tradition, craftsmanship, and excellence.
The story of Arturo Fuente began in 1912, when a young Arturo Fuente Sr. emigrated from Cuba to Key West, Florida. He started rolling cigars in a small shop and eventually moved to West Tampa, where he continued to hone his craft and build his reputation. The company grew over the years, but faced many challenges, including a devastating fire in 1924 that destroyed their factory. Despite the setbacks, the company continued to thrive and expand, eventually moving to the Dominican Republic in the 1980s.
Today, Arturo Fuente is known for producing some of the most sought-after cigars in the world, including the legendary OpusX line, which is widely regarded as one of the best cigars ever made. The company's commitment to quality and tradition has never wavered, and their cigars are still made using the same techniques and methods that Arturo Fuente Sr. used over a century ago.
To celebrate their 100th anniversary, Arturo Fuente released several limited edition cigars, including the Don Arturo Gran AniverXario, which was made using some of the oldest tobaccos in their possession. The company also held a series of events and promotions, including a special cigar dinner at the historic Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City.
Arturo Fuente's 100-year history is a testament to the power of tradition, passion, and commitment. The company's legacy lives on through their exceptional cigars, which continue to be enjoyed by cigar lovers around the world.