Press Release: World’s Most Expensive Cigar Bought in London

Press Release: World’s Most Expensive Cigar Bought in London

Press Release: World’s Most Expensive Cigar Bought in London

13th August 2013 , London- Specialist cigar merchant Alfie Turmeaus of Mayfair (part of the C.Gars Ltd Group owned by Mitchell Orchant) has sold the world’s most expensive cigar for a staggering £40,000 to Callum Jones, a young entrepreneur who made his fortune in the coffee business.

Regius-CJ-small1 The single cigar has been handmade from the finest tobaccos by Regius Cigars Ltd – and Cigar maker and CEO of Regius Akhil Kapacee was on hand to light it up in person.

This single boxed double corona measuring in at 7 5/8” length and 49 ring gauge and has an incredible smooth sweet flavour profile from the first to the last puff

“We are delighted that Callum has decided to enjoy the best,” said Mr Kapacee as he handed over the unique cigar. “Not only will he enjoy this cigar, but we will personally fly him to Nicaragua where he can see firsthand how the cigars are made.

It will be the trip of a lifetime for a cigar lover. We will also blend and roll 1000 special Regius cigars to Callum’s personal flavour, size and strength profile.”

Regius-CJ-small3Upon lighting the cigar, Callum said: “This is one of the best cigars I have ever had the pleasure of enjoying. I’m looking forward to finding out how these cigars are made”.

Callum also enjoys, exotic cars, skiing and fine wine. Cigars are his latest passion.

Mitchell Orchant, owner of Alfie Turmeaus of Shepherd’s Market, Mayfair, one of the finest areas in the centre of London was pleased to be cigar sommelier for Callum and personally cut and light this splendid cigar for Callum

“We thought we had a good chance of selling it first even though the other 5 retailers worldwide who have it are very high profile, but it was a pleasant surprise when we got the phone call”


  1. Cigar Inspector September 14, 2013 at 12:48 pm - Reply

    How can such a price be justified? Rarity, age? Would be interesting to get the details. For some reason I think that some high-end cigars like the Behike or boutique Nicaraguan sticks would be on par with the Regius 🙂

  2. Guy Buscema September 24, 2013 at 5:08 am - Reply

    Dear sirs,
    How in the world can you give so much money
    to a Non-Cuban,I’ll never know, It shows that MR. Callum Is new to good cigars.
    Guy Buscema,
    Calvisson, France

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