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June,
2007

MERCHANDISE AND NEWS FROM THE PIPE WORLD

Savinelli Premium Pipe Tobaccos

U.S. pipe smokers can experience the same flavorful Savinelli tobaccos long enjoyed in European markets. Each style is a blend that has been perfected over the past 30 years to deliver “outstanding aroma and flavor.” Five blends, made by premium tobacco blenders in Germany, are offered through U.S. importer Savinelli, Inc.:
  • Savinelli Aroma, made from Black Cavendish, dark Virginias, some Broadleaf and a touch of Oriental have been blended to create a full-bodied mixture with a hint of almonds, topped with a bourbon vanilla flavor.
  • Savinelli Mr. G Black Cavendish is a combination of Black Cavendish, sweet Virginia, and nutty burley which results in a vanilla and chocolate flavored blend.
  • Savinelli English Mixture features classic Virginias and about 30% Latakia with a hint of Burley.
  • Punto Oro Cavendish is a mixture of Virginias, burleys, and Maryland Oriental leaves, this blend produces a subtle flavor of honey and caramel.
  • Savinelli Special Tobacco is an extremely bright mixture of Virginia tobaccos, toasted burley, and Java. The three ingredients come together to form a soft, fresh tobacco that assures a cool, smooth burn.
Each variety is packaged in 50 gm hermetically-sealed tins, sold in packs of five tins per blend.

Savinelli, Inc., Morrisville, N.C., Tel: (919) 481-0511, E-mail: savinelli@mindspring.com, Web: www.savinelliusa.com.


New Balkan Premium Pipe, RYO Tobacco

Founded by Robert Meszaros to reintroduce the Balkan and Turkish tobacco tradition to markets worldwide, Balkan Prospect, LLC has introduced Balkan Premium Roll Your Own Own Tobacco, an all-natural Balkan-Turkish blend utilizing top-grade oriental tobaccos, and will soon be releasing Balkan Premium Pipe Tobacco. Created with the connoisseur smoker in mind, these blends provide “aesthetic and sensory appeal to the educated smoker,” and were “inspired by local tradition and blended by craftsmen just as they were a century ago.” No fertilizers are used in growing the tobaccos, and no chemicals utilized in the manufacturing of the company’s blends.

Balkan Prospect, LLC, Cary, N.C., Tel: (919) 319-7720, Web: www.balkanprospect.com.


Premium Pipe Cleaners from Comoys of London

Comoys of London, a purveyor of fine pipes and smoking accessories since 1825, has launched a line of premium pipe cleaners in a variety of styles and packings.

These top-quality 6-inch cleaners are offered in either white or colored Rayon for extra absorbency and freshness, or white bristle style for even draw and no solid buildup. White bristle and white Rayon cleaners are available in packs of 34, and each contains two free samples of the opposite style of cleaner. In addition, Rayon white cleaners and Rayon multi-color cleaners are also available in 100-count resealable bags.

All Comoy pipe cleaners come in a convenient counter display.

Kretek International, Inc., Moorpark, Calif., Toll-free: (800) 358-8100, Tel: (805) 531-8888.


SMOKESHOP - June, 2007