Announces Opening of Cigar in Greensboro, NC

Premier Swiss cigar brand opens its newest in the United States

Cigar News: Davidoff Announces Opening of Cigar Lounge at Havana Phil’s

Basel, September 16, 2016 – , a Swiss company known for its excellence in luxury goods, announces the opening of the at Cigar Company in downtown Greensboro, NC. Being the latest addition to the portfolio in the US, marks the roll-out of additional locations under the global concept.

Cigar News: Davidoff Announces Opening of Cigar Lounge at Havana Phil’s

The at Cigar Company is a prominent illustration of lounges, offering a beautiful oasis of sophistication and comfort, dedicated to the cigar experience. The 2,000 square ft. space, features a modern design with industrial touches. Tobacco fields and traditions of the Dominican Republic inspired a palette of natural materials and warm décor. The design delivers a customized solution, harmonizing architectural features and refined appointments to instantly create a sanctuary of luxury for cigar devotees to enjoy.

Cigar News: Davidoff Announces Opening of Cigar Lounge at Havana Phil’s

commissioned NYC urban artists, UR New York, to create a one-of-a-kind art piece, depicting the fusion of luxury and Greensboro’s local flavor. The also features a filigree polygon “base jumper” sculpture by artist Moto Waganari, offering interesting perspectives that will take viewers on an experiential journey from virtual art to reality. All decorative elements give this a recognizable stamp of quality and luxury.

Jim Young, President of of Geneva USA, comments: “We are delighted to announce the opening of the new at Cigar Company. We are particularly excited to do this in partnership with Phil Segal, who has been an outstanding partner. Phil embodies our standard of excellence, building upon the legacy of Zino .”

About Cigar Company

Premium cigars, exceptional customer experience and quality service, are top priorities and a great passion of Phil Segal, since founding his business in 2010. In 2014, Phil joined the family by becoming an Appointed Merchant and successfully won a Golden Band Award one year later in 2015. Following his vision and building upon the legacy of Zino , which started over 100 years ago, Phil Segal set his sights on a targeted expansion to propel the brand into the Triad N.C. market.

Consistent with the premise, the new store opened its doors this spring; evolving from the purchase of the iconic 1940’s Anton’s Restaurant, a treasured town fixture for more than 50 years. The property borders the historic Irving Park Neighborhood and Battleground Avenue, in the busy midtown corridor between northwest suburbia and downtown Greensboro. The 7,500 square ft. property was fully gutted and renovated; thereby, preserving the historic character and architecture of the beloved building. Outside of the the store features a walk-in humidor; the Robusto Room with private lockers and La Bodega, a beautiful outdoor patio. The store is dedicated to its customers and cigar enthusiast all over the world, who embrace the atmosphere of friendship, lifestyle and philosophy of cigars.

Commenting on the partnership, Phil Segal stated, “I am thrilled to collaborate with , building a luxury destination and full service experience, which will reflect the vision we have always had for in Greensboro; to providing an upscale and relaxing environment for our valued friends and patrons. We feel that this investment has exceeded our expectations and provides a unique destination for this part of the country.”

Store Location:
Cigar Company
1628 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC 27408
Phone: (336) 288-4484
Website: www.havanaphils.com

Store Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 11 am to 7 pm
Friday: 11 am to 8 pm
Saturday: 11 am to 7 pm
Sunday: Closed

Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday: 4 pm to 11 pm
Exclusive opening hours for special and private events: College, NFL and Football Season, etc.

About Oettinger AG

Oettinger AG, with sales of over CHF 600 million and 3,500 employees around the world, traces its roots back to 1875 and remains family-owned to this day, with two distinctly different businesses: One that is focused on FMCG distribution in the Swiss market and the other is dedicated to the core business of producing, marketing and retailing premium-branded cigars, tobacco products and accessories. The premium-branded cigar business includes , AVO, Camacho, Cusano, Griffin’s, Private Stock, Zino and Zino Platinum. The Oettinger AG business is anchored in a strong “crop-to-shop” philosophy, having pursued vertical integration from the tobacco fields in the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Nicaragua, to the worldwide network of over 70 Flagship Stores that complement a network of strong Appointed Merchants around the world.