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Memorable Moments Begin with Mombacho

The beautiful thing about a cigar experience is that it encourages you to slow down; share time with others or reflect and introspect. Call it down time. Call it unplugging. Call it zoning out so you can hone in on what matters. We call it having a Mombacho Moment.

Mombacho founders Cameron Heaps and Markus Raty had the first ‘Mombacho Moment’ on top of the Mombacho volcano when a friendly handshake and shared cigar sealed the deal to create a truly exceptional product.

A Mombacho Moment is about commemorating a special occasion or creating one around it. Our mission is to be the purveyors of the most memorable cigar experience, where the moment transcends the product — like when you’re standing at the top of a volcano, gazing over the beautiful colonial town below, reflecting on the adventure that has just begun. A beautiful cigar punctuates that moment. That is a Mombacho Moment.

At Mombacho, we’re specialists in slowing down time.

A good cigar cannot be rushed. Have a Mombacho and an hour is yours. Share one with friends or colleagues and those moments that were previously hurried now become morsels of relaxation and enjoyment.

A Mombacho Moment is not only about creating time for yourself; it’s a statement, telling the world that you’re not going to wait for precious time to find you. You’re going to find precious time.

Create your own Mombacho Moment. Your time is now.

On a chilly, near-Fall evening, a small crowd gathers around Mombacho Cigars’ Master Blender, Claudio Sgroi, listening attentively as he leads them through an intimate tasting experience. Some sit, some stand. All are enrapt as the Italian-born Sgroi uses simple, beautifully descriptive English to take them through the cigar-making process, from inception to completion; to the ritual of cutting, lighting and finally enjoying the carefully and lovingly-made end product.

Throughout it all, the audience is clearly relishing the shared experience; hanging off of Claudio’s every word, savouring the moment. This moment might be the single most important thing that sets Mombacho Cigars of Nicaragua apart from its competitors – that genuine desire to create personalized, slowed-down moments that are the very essence of cigar smoking.