Thank you for joining us for The Pipes Magazine Radio Show—the only radio talk show for pipe smokers and collectors. We broadcast weekly, every Tuesday at 8 pm eastern USA time and are available on nearly all podcast sites and apps. Listen on your computer, tablet, phone and even in the car! We have a bonus quadruple interview tonight from the floor of this year’s IPCPR / PCA trade show in Las Vegas. Brian will be talking to Kalman Henner from Dunhill, Jeremy McKenna from Sutliff, Pete Prevost from BriarWorks, and Erik Stokkebye from 4th Generation. With the extended interviews, we will skip the Pipe Parts segment. Sit back, relax with your pipe, and enjoy The Pipes Magazine Radio Show!

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Kevin Godbee
Thank you for joining us for The Pipes Magazine Radio Show—the only radio talk show for pipe smokers and collectors. We broadcast weekly, every Tuesday at 8 pm eastern USA time and are available on nearly all podcast sites and apps. Listen on your computer, tablet, phone and even in the car! Our Featured Interview tonight is with Erik Stokkebye. The Stokkebye name is known to most, if not all pipe smokers as his family has been in the business since 1882. Erik has worked in every aspect of the tobacco business and in every product area including pipes as well. He is a wealth of information and has lots of great stories to tell. In the Pipe Parts segment, Brian will go over the various types of pipe stems. Sit back, relax with your pipe, and enjoy The Pipes Magazine Radio Show!

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The Stokkebye family of Denmark became involved in the tobacco business in 1882. Peter Stokkebye, an icon in the American pipe tobacco business, began to market the company’s pipe tobaccos in the U.S. in the early 1970s. The products soon became, and remain among the most popular pipe tobaccos in the country. Erik Stokkebye, Villiger-Stokkebye’s president and general manager, is the fourth generation of his family to take an active role in the business. PipesMagazine.com’s Publisher, Kevin Godbee paid a visit to Erik in his Charlotte, NC office.

Villiger-Stokkebye International provides A LOT of pipe tobacco to the American market … probably much more than the casual observer realizes. There are of course the Peter Stokkebye branded blends that have an extremely devout following. Blends such as Proper English, Bulls Eye Flake, Luxury Twist Flake, Peaches & Cream, Nougat, and many other Peter Stokkebye pipe tobaccos are constantly raved about in our pipe smokers forums.

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