May 26, 2016
Davidoff Opens Houston Flagship Store and Lounge
The Cigar Authority
Davidoff has announced the official opening of its Flagship Store and Cigar Lounge in Houston, Texas. ‘Davidoff of Geneva – since 1911’ Houston occupies a spectacular 2,000 square feet premium space in Oliver McMillan’s upscale River Oaks District – located in the Houston loop.
The store is a beautiful illustration of Davidoff’s global retail concept, which features a luxury environment and guest experience. Guests are ushered into a premium cigar retail space, flanked by a walk-in humidor and luxury lounge. Private lockers are also available for lease by customers looking to store their personal collections.
“Oliver McMillan’s destinations are renowned for combining an outstanding array of luxury retail stores and premium restaurants, and it is an ideal location for us provide an unrivalled experience for Houston’s cigar aficionados,” says Jim Young, President of Davidoff of Geneva North America. “Our Houston store is an exceptional addition to our portfolio of now five company-owned properties, including three in New York and one in Atlanta, as well as licensed boutiques in Las Vegas and our hometown of Tampa, Florida.”
‘Davidoff of Geneva – since 1911’ Houston features an expansive selection of premium cigars with Davidoff as the centerpiece. An inviting retail space displays a selection of the finest accessories. The interior and architectural design is inspired by the traditions of the Dominican Republic, the home of Davidoff. In addition, a selection of custom art created by Dominican artist Fausto Ortiz and hand curated by Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard, CEO Oettinger Davidoff AG, adorns the walls.
To commemorate the opening and to celebrate the new presence of ‘Davidoff of Geneva – since 1911’ Houston, the company has commissioned “The Houston Exclusive” cigar, a beautiful Belicoso format that introduces sweet notes of coffee, leather and spice. These complex flavors provide a medium to full bodied smoking experience with a lot of character along with an intensely pleasurable aroma. The Houston Exclusive is only available at the Houston store and will retail for approximately $25.00 per cigar or $250 for a box of 10.
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