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Pipestuff

Pipestuff

Cornell & Diehl Bijou flake pipe tobacco Cornell & Diehl has just released an interesting new pipe tobacco: Bijou, the first flake in the company’s Cellar Series. Bijou’s flakes are beautifully thin and meticulously pressed, easy to handle and convenient to smoke. Crowned with choice 2003 red Virginias from a select eastern North Carolina crop, […]

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Trial by Fire

Trial by Fire

by Tad Gage and Bobby Fabian What is an aromatic tobacco? Today, we usually consider it a cased or flavor- topped blend. Often, the topping over- powers the base tobacco, or has been used to mask bland or inferior base tobacco. But reading the labels on the tobaccos of old, we find that “aromatic” was […]

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Cornell & Diehl: A story of growth continues

Cornell & Diehl: A story of	growth continues

Firm merged and co-located with Laudisi Enterprises by William C. Nelson Fans of tobacco blending house Cornell & Diehl (C&D) may already know some of its back story. In the early 1990s Craig and Patty Tarler bought themselves an old, somewhat obscure and declining tobacco blending company in New York City with roots that went […]

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Pipestuff

Pipestuff

Klaus Zenz pipes Klaus Zenz is a skilled cabinetmaker who is also a pipemaker. Zenz hand-carves each of his pipes from the finest Italian briarwood available, and he also hand-cuts his own mouth-pieces from food-grade Ebonite and Cumberland, though he will use acrylic if a customer demands it. For adornments, Zenz uses palm wood, rosewood […]

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Trial by fire

Trial by fire

by Tad Gage and Joe Harb There’s no shortage of pipe tobacco introductions these days (lucky for all of us)—both new blends and seemingly regular reintroductions of classics. We decided to review some of the new and a pinch of the new/old. Cornell & Diehl collaborated with artisan Danish pipemaker Tom Eltang, who has been […]

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Tom Eltang tobaccos

Tom Eltang tobaccos

Eltang marks his 40th anniversary of pipemaking with a new line of tobaccos by Chuck Stanion photos by Lars Kiel Tom Eltang is hardwired to develop new ideas. He can’t help himself. If he’s showing you a new pipe design he’s just finished, he’s simultaneously telling you about the next idea this one has generated. […]

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From high profile to high altitude

From high profile to high altitude

After decades of million-dollar business deals and glamorous living, Mark Stewart finds a peaceful refuge as a pipemaker in the North Carolina mountains by Chuck Stanion Living high in the mountains of Brevard, N.C., far from the Philadelphia, New York and Vegas of his youth, enjoying a modest lifestyle dramatically different from his former days […]

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Pipe Stuff

Pipe Stuff

Orient Express limited edition S.T. Dupont’s latest limited-edition Prestige Collection pays tribute to the Orient Express with a writing set, a Line 2 lighter and cufflinks. Inaugurated in 1883 under the name “Express of East,” the Orient Express connected Paris to Constantinople, serving several European capitals along the way. It was an emblem of the […]

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Perfect union

Perfect union

The popularity of Cornell & Diehl’s pipe tobacco blends leads the company to partner with Laudisi Distribution Group Sometimes a company can be a victim of its own success. That’s certainly been the case with Cornell & Diehl, which produces pipe tobacco brands such as Cornell & Diehl, Hermit Tobacco Works, Castello, Two Friends and […]

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Pipe smokers’ paradise

Pipe smokers' paradise

A great spot to grab a six-pack, a bottle of wine and a few tins of tobacco By T.S. Donahue A pipe shop should smell a certain way. It’s the blending together of all those different sweet tobaccos, creating that tantalizing olfactory experience that can only be found inside a good tobacconist. For a lot […]

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