It’s All Greek To Me
    April 14th, 2014

E. Roberts
Impossible as it seems, it’s been a year since the Chicagoland International Pipe and Tobacciana Show,
and the date for this year’s extravaganza is fast approaching. Last year’s show was my first, and you can read all about my experiences right here at, as well as other exclusive reports from Chris Stout and John Winton: just navigate over to the left side of the home page and click on the Categories sub-header, Pipe Shows. To say the event was memorable is to do it great disservice; it was a life-changing experience, and I came away from it with much more than some pipes and tobaccos—I made some friendships there that will last a lifetime. It was at the show that I had the good fortune to become acquainted with two extraordinary up-and-coming talents in the pipe-carving world, namely Kostas Gourvelos and Konstantinos Anastasopoulos.

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