Don Carlos Fuente followed the footsteps of his father Arturo in what proved to be a challenging and tumultuous road, paving the way for his son and other generations to come. The Fuente family has fought through trials and tribulations, overcoming numerous challenges to stand as strong as they do today. Through hard work and determination, Carlito (as his friends call him) or Carlos Fuente Jr. and his tight-knit family now carry on with one of the most respected and reputable brands in the world.
Arturo Fuente cigars are consistently found amongst the highest rankings in all magazines, blogs, and smokers’ personal favorite lists. Their reputation for unparalleled quality, production consistency, and brand individuality is what has brought them to remain at the pinnacle of the cigar world.
It’s not uncommon to see cigar industry names grow to a level of global appreciation within the cigar community, however, Carlos Fuente Jr. has risen to a general world-wide spotlight like no other in the industry, attaining production partnerships with world renowned brands such as Hublot watches, co-branding luxury products, and besieging himself with celebrities. The secret behind Fuente Jr.’s continued success as a brand and as a collective, is the humility behind his generous persona and the amazing team that surrounds him.
The Fuente brand has advanced tremendously, established in nearly every country where cigars are found and occupying space in most humidors around the world. Fuente Friday was a trend before social media caught onto it, and we believe it’s important to highlight a tradition in our industry that extends beyond brand preference and transcends into a movement. Let this phrase be heard all over the world, spreading the good word of premium cigars crafted with the uttermost care and attention so that others can continue to follow and grow in the same way.