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October,
2006

MERCHANDISE AND NEWS FROM THE PIPE WORLD

New Bulk Blends, Tins from Cornell & Diehle

Cornell & Diehle pays tribute to its heritage with Guilford Courthouse, a new Virginias blend named for the closing battle of the Southern Campaign during the American Revolution. A blend of fine Red and Bright Virginias grown in the Old Belt region, it features a pinch of Izmir Oriental leaf for spice and to enhance the sweetness of the Virginias. It is available in 2 oz. tins ($9 retail), 8 oz. tins ($24 retail), 1 lb. bulk ($28.75 retail), and 1lb. tin ($40 retail).

Sailors everywhere who have been so influential to pipe smoking through the centuries are paid tribute with C&D’s new “Harbor” series of tobaccos. Snug Harbor is a tasty blend of Burleys, Turkish, Latakia, and Perique with a hint of flavoring to enhance the natural sweetness and room note. Suggested retail, $26.75 per bulk pound, $30 per 1lb. tin, $16 per 8 oz. tin, and $7 per 2 oz. tin.

Safe Harbor Flake is a Burley flake “reminiscent of a lost American classic,” this is blender Bob Runowski’s resurrection of the old Edgeworth slice. Sunset Harbor Flake is a classic Balkan style blend made with fine Izmir Oriental to add a touch of spice to the end of a perfect day. Both are offered in 2 oz. tins ($9.75 retail), 8 oz. tins ($20 retail), and 1lb. tins ($48 retail).

Cornell & Diehl, Inc., Morgantown, N.C., Toll-free: (800) 433-0080, Fax: (823) 433-1083, Web: CornellandDiehl.com.


Fantasia Offers Contemporary Hookah Flavors

Fantasia Hookah Tobacco offers a line of top-quality hookah tobaccos made from U.S.-grown tobaccos from the rich soils of Virginia. These premium Grade-A, all-natural leaves, are delicately nurtured and hand selected throughout the aging process. The company’s master blenders infuse exotic flavors to create a robustly full and extremely thick smoke that stays consistent throughout the smoking experience. Eighteen varieties are available: Apple Martini, Blueberry, Caramel Frappuccino, Bubble Gum, Cherry Cola, Cosmopolitan, Cotton Candy, White Grape, Guava Breeze, Wild Mango, Margarita, Peach Fuzzy Navel, Pina Colada, Raspberry Kamikaze, Strawberry Banana, Strawberry Daiquiri, Sweet Red Melon, and Triple Apple.

Fantasia Hookah Tobacco, Anaheim, Calif., Toll-free: (888) 833-2682, Tel: (703) 519-7320, Email: sales.fantasiatobacco.com, Web: www.fantasiatobacco.com.


Jamestowne Tradition New Packaged Tobacco

To celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the first English settlement on the North America Continent, and the beginning of the rich tradition of tobacco in America, Altadis USA has introduced a new premium pouch pipe tobacco brand, Jamestowne Tradition in four blends:
  • Aromatic Mixture is a traditional mix of Virginias, Orientals, and Latakia;
  • Black Mixture is a mix of Virginia, Burley, and Black Cavendish.
  • English Mixture is a mix of Virginia, burley, and black Cavendish flavored with rum.
  • Rum Mixture is a Black Cavendish with a light aroma.
    Suggested retail price is $4.99 per gold foil pouch.

    Altadis U.S.A., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Toll-free: (800) 446-5797, Tel: (954) 772-9000 ,Web: www.altadisusa.com.


  • Extremely Limited Thomas Cristiano 2006 Pipes

    Cristom, Inc. created only 175 Thomas Cristiano 2006 Pipes in memory of the late company founder, Thomas Cristiano, who passed away earlier this year. The pipe was made by Cristiano about 30 years ago and finished at the Tampa factory this year.The company sold out of the commemorative pipe at RTDA 2006.

    Cristom, Inc., Tampa, Fla., Toll-free: 800-886-7252, Email:cristomimport@aol.com.


    SMOKESHOP - October, 2006