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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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Losing anonymity

Losing anonymity

Mogens “Johs” Johansen is at last gaining a well-deserved reputation by Stephen A. Ross You might not have heard about Mogens “Johs” Johansen, but if you’ve got a Bjarne pipe, you might have a pipe made by him. For 15 years Johansen, along with a few other Danish pipemakers, anonymously made pipes for Bjarne Nielsen, […]

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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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The return of some classics

The return of some classics

Too often we pipe enthusiasts find ourselves reminiscing about and mourning the loss of great pipe tobaccos. So many tobaccos are no longer manufactured, or supply never meets demand, or importation has ceased, and we’re left smoking the other great tobaccos that are still available. But even so, we always miss that iconic blend that […]

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The writers of Smokingpipes.com

The writers of Smokingpipes.com

It takes a group of talented professionals to keep an online pipe and tobacco business flourishing by Chuck Stanion Fifteen years ago there were only limited numbers of people who would buy pipes online. The prevalent opinion was, “I can’t buy a pipe until I hold it in my hand and see it for myself.” […]

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Playing with fire

Playing with fire

By Neill Archer Roan Adam Davidson stared at his hands. Calloused and blistered with raw, red cracks on scraped knuckles, they ached from gouging grout and cutting tile. It was a bleak winter in Indiana, 2003, and Davidson was working yet another construction project. “I wasted my time in college. I’m wasting my life, now,” […]

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