Meerapfel Brothers Launch La Estancia Honduran cigar with Cuban tobacco, hand made in Honduras. The Meerapfel Family has been one of the largest exporters of Cuban tobacco in history dating back around half a century and they still own a huge amount of Cuban tobacco today. La Estancia is produced in Honduras. The wrapper and binder are tobaccos from Nicaragua, whereas the filler is a blend of Cuban and Nicaraguan tobacco. The Meerapfel Family has been involved in the tobacco industry since 1876. For almost 140 years, the family has covered areas of the Industry such as growing, trading, distribution, warehousing & logistics. The Meerapfel Brothers are still active in the sector and are now the 5th Generation.