Category Archives: Industry Spotlight

4th Generation Pipes Debut, Comoys Come Back

Kevin Godbee During the Chicago Pipe Show last weekend, renowned tobacco blender Erik Stokkebye debuted some exciting new pipes. He was there representing Phillips & King International, which distributes several […]

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Savinelli Pipe Production Video

Here’s an extremely interesting video from Savinelli Pipes that shows the entire pipe making process from when the wood arrives at the factory to the finished pipe. It’s a long […]

Read more Acquired by Cigars International

Inventory & Russ Ouellette Move to Bethlehem, PA Kevin Godbee Rumors and speculation were running rampant yesterday about the future of They were in fact acquired by Cigars International. […]

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Mac Baren Purchases Altadis Pipe Tobacco Division Returning Co. to Sutliff Roots

U.S. Distribution Changes for Mac Baren as Well Kevin Godbee Richmond, VA – Today it was announced that the Mac Baren Tobacco Company of Denmark has agreed to buy the […]

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Pipes Magazine Exclusive: Erik Stokkebye is Back in the Tobacco Business

Kevin Godbee You may remember earlier this year when we reported on the Stokkebye, Lane, STG Shake-Up, which left Erik Stokkebye out of the business he had been in his […]

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Tinder Box, Tacoma WA

Kevin Godbee Just out of college in 1987, Jeff Packer was looking for a job to hold him over until he could find something "more permanent". He walked into Tinderbox […]

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Newminster Pipe Tobacco Debuts from Villiger

Kevin Godbee Last month, Pipes Magazine broke the news of the change in distribution of the Peter Stokkebye Pipe Tobacco line. Now, we have breaking news on how Villiger-Stokkebye, (now […]

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Stokkebye, Lane, STG Shake-Up

Kevin Godbee It’s almost like a high-profile, celebrity-marriage break-up … or love-triangle kind of story … at least to pipe smokers. The immensely popular and historied Peter Stokkebye Pipe Tobacco […]

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Scandinavian Tobacco Breathes New Life into Lane Limited

Kevin Godbee As you may already know from previously reading in these pages, Lane Limited, the 122-year old tobacco company, (that may be best known for Captain Black Pipe Tobacco), […]

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The Danish Pipe Shop in Copenhagen, Denmark

By Nikolaj Liberoth Nielsen The Danish Pipe Shop is more of an institution in Copenhagen as being one of the oldest businesses on the famous pedestrian street in the center […]

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