1844, is the year that two prominent brothers August and Hermann Upmann with their love for handmade premium cigars started a top-quality brand, the H. Upmann cigar brand in Havana. Being inventors of the cedar box, this was one of the best ways to give smokers a meaningful storage for their cigars and these boxes had the H. Upmann name. What a great way to get marketing skill, they were truly forward thinkers, as of today many other companies use the cedar boxes. The company they have built is one of the oldest cigar brands in production. Good customers, loyalty, and consistency generates longevity a true testament for their love of cigars. The cigar business has blessed them with an outstanding history of top-quality products, with a line of premium blends from the Dominican Republic. The H. Upmann brand of cigars are very popular among cigar aficionados, with their rich and very smooth, flavorful smokes. Over the years they have added many new premium brand extensions to the flourishing portfolio, creating a, smokers dream with a good play on the customers palate for flavor and strength and still making a path for others to follow in their famous steps.