Fuente Family, Andy Garcia, Arturo Sandoval Help Celebrate Opening of Casa Fuente(R) Cigar Bar in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, June 6 /PRNewswire/ — With the Fuente family and several hundred guests looking on, trumpet great Arturo Sandoval and actor/musician Andy Garcia took center stage to celebrate the opening of Casa Fuente, the first exclusively Arturo Fuente(R) cigar shop in the world. Under the operation of Las Vegas cigar leader FreyBoy Tobacco, Arturo Fuente(R) brand cigars are featured in its first licensed store, Casa Fuente, inside of the Forum Shops at Caesars on the Las Vegas Strip.

Headquartered in Santiago, Dominican Republic, Arturo Fuente(R) brand cigars is world-renowned for hand crafting the finest and most sought-after premium cigar in America. The new Casa Fuente is the only store of its kind, specializing in signature handcrafted cigars from the legendary cigar family.

In addition its signature brands: A. Fuente, Fuente Fuente Opus X, Ashton, Diamond Crown, Cuesta Rey, Montesino and Bauza brand cigars, Casa Fuente will be home to an exclusive premium cigar as the Fuente family unveils the Casa Fuente cigar available only at the store. Quantities of the Casa Fuente cigar are so limited that purchases will be restricted to the store and the line will not be sold anywhere else.

“This is an incredible showcase for the Fuente Family and we take great pride in operating a cigar shop under their name,” said owner Michael Frey, of FreyBoy Tobacco.

Nestled inside the fast, lively appeal of the Forum Shops, Casa Fuente offers patrons a very intimate smokers environment with seating for 65, an open indoor patio and a full service bar serving up exotic tropical cocktails. Reflecting the Fuente family heritage, Casa Fuente was designed to blend contemporary architecture with the look and feel of old Cuba. Mosaic tile lines the floor and walls while blending in with the sleek architecture and mural of the Fuente family.

The Fuente family’s industry prominence dates back to old world Cuba in the 1800′s when Arturo Fuente first began manufacturing cigars. Cigar factories followed in Florida, Nicaragua and Honduras until 1980 when the Fuentes opened their first factory in the Dominican Republic. Today the Fuente family has over 1800 employees in four factories and two plantations in Santiago, Dominican Republic.

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