The name Romeo y Julieta, originated as Habanomerk in 1875, originates from the literary tragedy with the same name of the English author William Shakespeare.
The brand gained international recognition during the first years of the 19th century, after Don "Pepin" Rodriguez first recognized the importance of the cigar bands as a success factor.
Winston Churchill was one of the biggest fans of the Romeo and Julieta brand.
After his visit to Havana in 1946, his name was not only mentioned on the Habano cigars, but was also known as the most famous vitola of the brand: Churchills of Romeo and Julieta.
Two new vitolas have already been launched in the 21st century. In 2006, the Short Churchills, a robust cigar that was missing in the brand brand of the brand, and launched in 2010 at the 12th Habano Festival of the Wide Churchills, a new format that embodies the cepo 55, for lovers of thicker vitolas.
The balanced and aromatic melange, with strictly selected inner and leaf leaves from the Vuelta Abajo region, makes the Romeo y Julieta a classic medium-sized Habano.
Today, Romeo y Julieta enjoys a great reputation all over the world and offers one of the widest ranges of Habasos vitolas.