About our Company: Vegas Santiago SA
Our families have been growing quality tobacco... in the volcanic
the Santiago de Puriscal region of Costa Rica, since more than 80
We are the largest Cigar Manufacturer in Costa Rica.
At our Cigar Manufacturing Facility, in Costa Rica, we have all in all,
40 of them are occupied
rolling and making cigars, and 8 in packing
and 12 in
assisting general activities, administration, warehouse,
etc. Of course, we are always training new employees to keep up
tremendous growth in the International Market Place.
On our Tobacco Plantation, a few miles from our factory, we have 25
tending each and every tobacco plant, with tender loving care.
All our cigars are hand rolled and crafted. All of our logos and
Registered, Trademarked, and Patented.
We Export and Distribute our cigars into all International Countries
Markets including: Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, France,
Greece, Hong Kong, Dubai, Puerto Rico, Malaysia, Bahamas, Russia,
Spain, Cyprus, Japan, Thailand, New Zealand, Australia and Canada,
have opened our new Distribution Center for the United States Market,
which is located in Birmingham, Alabama.
For information about opening up an International Wholesale Account
and to request our Wholesale Price List, please contact:
Don Rudy Niehaus or Dona Lani Kaub Niehaus
email@example.com Or phone us in Costa Rica: 011 (506)
8815 - 4304
Don Rudy Niehaus and
Don Olman Guzman
Our New Distribution Center in the United States
We have been organizing and stocking our new Distribution Center in
Alabama, BBD, with Mike Butler, for the United States Market and we
have our - Dept of Treasury Tobacco Import Permit for the United
Permit # AL - T1-15000.
Mike is also authorized to accept checks in the United States as well.
also be in charge of promoting our cigars at cigar events and shows. We wanted
to have that set in place, to begin selling to Retail Tobacco Shops.
Now we will
begin a campaign, to set up Tobacco Shops in the United States.
We are also creating new promotional marketing brochures, to send to
Shops with our Cigar Products, to introduce our Famous Brands and our
to the American Market.
We will still be sending some orders from the factory in Costa Rica,
till we get
an idea of the perfect "American Stock" to have in place. But
soon, it will
be fully organized, and this will cut down on shipping time and fees.
At Vegas de Santiago - We have 5 Main Brands:
Which include different Vitolas… and we have been Creating New
Brands for Specific Markets… that are quickly becoming New and
Exciting Additions to our already famous brands.
(Churchill, Robusto, Torpedo, Dbl Corona, Corona, Lonsdale, Laquito
Laquito #3, Toro, Panatela Extras, Chiquititas – Natural, Vanilla,
and Tutti Frutti, and our Short Fillers.)
We are now also creating many new cigar types... for our large
our International Market Places: Such as Solomones, Sublimes, Piramides,
Cervantes, to name a few. So we can create perfected cigar
change the type of wrappers… to fit each market.
- (*Trade Marked VdS Logo - White and Gold Band) filler and
binder Costa Rican ligero, wrapper Habano from Nicaragua.
*This Cigar has a Smooth and soft draw, with an earthy,
aromatic flavor... with
Rainforest undertones. (Available
Natural and Maduro Wrapper).
VdS Puros Edicion Especial
- (*Trade Marked VdS Logo - Red and Gold Band)
100 % Costa Rican tobaccos.
*This Cigar has a Suave, and deeper draw... with
seductive "Spicy" Rainforest undertones.
(Available in Natural or Maduro Wrapper).
– (*Trade Marked Special Logo – Beautiful White, Gold & Black Band).
(The Shaman Cigar) (in English), (One of our best Sellers).
The "Chaman Cigar" is created with "Longfiller from VdS Costa Rica
from Central America, and the Wrapper is Connecticut... from Ecuador,
special techniques and secrets of the Indio Shamans of Costa Rica.
*This Cigar has a Suave, tropical mellow draw, with
warm & exotic, Chocolaty
(Available in Natural Wrapper).
VdS Don Luis our "Secretos del Maestro"
– (*Trade Marked Black & Gold
(Very Special and Top of the
Line) *A cigar
we created, in memory of our
late Cuban Master, "Don Luis Santana
Filler from selected and specially cured tobaccos… from
Costa Rica, Binder from
the Caribe and Central America and a Connecticut wrapper from
(We also have perfected a special smooth and aromatic Maduro-like
called “Capa D. O.” from Ecuador).
*This cigar is Exceptional and Unique... and it
will Capture your Senses and your
Heart! So Smooth & Suave... it seems to melt inside your
mouth... with delicate and
intricate flavors... that mingle together to create a the most sensuous
Warm and mysterious Spice aromatics.
(Available in Capa Connecticut or our special Capa D. O.)
VdS Palma Short filler Cigars
– (*Trade Marked Special Palm Logo –Black, Maroon
Band). A mixture of Costa Rican short filler blend and Central American with
wrapper from Ecuador.
Cigar has a warm draw, with earth and spice flavors... that mingle to
festive cigar taste, with a tropical feel.
Natural or Maduro Wrapper).
*As you can see, we are always improving the quality of our cigars, by
imported tobaccos, which we select, according to specific
"Custom Cigar Bands"
We can create custom cigar bands for organizations,
corporations, casinos, hotels,
golf courses, institutions, fundraising events & weddings.
Minimum: 200 cigars
email us for cost. Shiny gold & silver more costly.
You can visit and tour the Vegas de Santiago Cigar Factory any time,
it is about
an hour and 20 minutes from San Jose, by Taxi, take the freeway going
Santa Ana, follow it to the Ciudad Colon / Puriscal exit, follow the
Ciudad Colon and up the winding mountain road to Puriscal. Go to the
of town, where you will see a big Catholic Cathedral on the right,
road directly up the hill 400 meters. Our
Factory is on the right hand side. Our
factory is painted Green and Beige, with a Unique, Stone Mural of
and Tobacco Crops.
Open: Monday thru Friday - Hours: 9am to 11:30 and 1 to 4pm
Our factory is located in the Center of Puriscal, 400 meters south of
Catolico Cathedral. This is a rich and fertile area, high in the
Mountains of Santiago de Puriscal in Costa Rica. Growing in this
us to use natural composts, and there are very few insects.
You can also visit our
Cigar Tobacco Plantation, to see how Tobacco is grown, just
miles down from our factory.
We have been crafting and hand – rolling our cigars, here in Costa
20 years. In the beginning, there was an association of 200 small and
middle-sized local tobacco growers, who have been growing cigar
In our factory, we maintain
high quality control and temperature storages in
our walk-in humidors.
Under the expert guidance, of one of the 10 greatest Cuban masters,
Santana Lamas, the association started making cigars in the late 80s,
Costa Rican market only. Five years ago, we went international and now
selling cigars world-wide, mostly through our International Website,
into 4 languages. Buy Online: Wholesale and Retail.
Each year the local tobacco growers, still bring their cigar tobaccos
warehouse for the curing process. This allows us to choose the best
for our use. The rest is sold on the open market.
Our purpose and goal, is to rival the best cigars available on the
in Holland in February this year for instance, judged our "Robusto"
just behind the Robusto Partagas No. 4 and better than all other
Don Olman Guzman
We just had an article written about our factory, in the November 2006
of SMOKE MAGAZINE. Our Friend and Contact at Smoke Magazine is:
1907 Borland Road
Pittsburgh, PA. 15243
Phone Number: 412-758-0202
Magazine - Fall 2006 Issue (Volume XI, Issue 4)
This interesting article by Randy Tantlinger, about Golf and cigars in
tells how he visits some of Costa Rica's best golf locations and
smokes plenty of
addition to some great information about Costa Rica, his article
details about his visit to our Cigar Manufacturing Facility in
Puriscal, Costa Rica
an highlights our finest cigars.
It's good to see Costa Rica mentioned on the cover of Smoke Magazine,
people don't realize that Costa Rica has excellent Cigar Tobacco, and
such high quality cigars.
I hope this will open up some hearts and
minds in the
United States and in the
International Market Place. The story is
online right now at
From David Diaz at Stogie Fresh on the Internet:
(Feb. 15 th, 2007) I have recently published a weekly pod
cast featuring Vegas
de Santiago cigars. You will find the pod cast here:
David Diaz aka "Dr. Stogie Fresh"
President, Stogie Fresh Online Cigar Publications
Stogie Fresh: devoted to the art and science of storing and aging
Our Vegas de Santiago Cigar Group
Visit our cigar group " VegasDeSantiago" on the web.
To interact with Cigar Lovers… all over the world, and
participate in our Cigar Forum, become a member, and
to share your cigar tips with other members. All our
new members… receive a free Cigar Sampler from
Vegas de Santiago!
Main Vegas de Santiago International Sales Website
Visit our Main International Vegas de Santiago Website here:
To Find out more about our Cigars and Specials, Our Shipping and
Packaging, Women and Cigars, Buy Online! Wholesale and Retail,
Set up your International Wholesale Account and inquire about our
Wholesale Price List.
Also Visit Our Companion Website: CR Cigars
Visit CR Cigars here:
To Find out about our Costa Rica History of Cigar Tobacco, Our
Famous Vegas de Santiago Brands, News Releases, The new Vegas
de Santiago “Chaman” (Shaman in English) Cigar, Cigar Information,
Cigar Accessories, Cigar Care, About Spanish Cedar, Cigar Tobacco
Growing in Costa Rica, Links, and much more!