by Tad Gage and Joe Harb Villiger International’s lineup of bulk Newminster tobaccos reflects influences from classic Stokkebye mixtures (a company Villiger acquired), and deft blending and tobacco sourcing from Mac Baren. While some of these tobaccos are reprises of classic Stokkebye blends, there are some intriguing differences. One of these is the use of [...]
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•By Stephen A. Ross• The worldwide pipe tobacco market may be relatively flat at the moment, but don’t tell that to folks at Mac Baren. The largest family-owned Danish tobacco company is excited about the future pipe tobacco market. Staffed by knowledgeable and dedicated tobacco people, Mac Baren has recently introduced 7 Seas, a new [...]
•By Stephen A. Ross• If you’ve never attended the Chicagoland International Pipe & Tobacciana show, chances are you’ve never heard of The Briar & The Burley, a full-service tobacco shop located in Bloomington, Ind., that has a selection of pipes matched by very few tobacco shops in the United States. Mike Fisher, proprietor of The [...]