Pipe vs Cigar Tobacco

If you ask a layman, they might say that all tobacco is created equal, but true connoisseurs know that there’s a pretty big disparity between these two types of products in terms of factors like form, flavor, and more. We’ll dive into some of the most obvious pipe and...

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How to Create Your Own Tobacco Blend

Using your own leaf allows you to learn and adapt to your very specific palette. With time and practice, you can find the ultimate experience perfectly designed for you. Your skills and tastes will mature over time, and so will your expertise in the art of...

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Whole Leaf Tobacco vs Cigarette Tobacco

For those of you wondering if there is a difference between whole leaf tobacco and cigarette tobacco, the short answer is “yes”. There are some key differences between whole leaf tobacco and the tobacco used in cigarettes. Both pipe smoking and cigarette smoking have...

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Is Tobacco Native to North America?

Although tobacco has been a cash crop in America for a long time, it was first discovered by Mesoamerican people. Tobacco is native to the North and South American continents but wasn’t known to the rest of the world until European explorers in the 15th and 16th...

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Benefits of Buying Whole Leaf Tobacco

Tobacco users who are looking for the best smoking experience will find it in using whole leaf tobacco. Some of the benefits of using whole leaf over pre-rolled tobacco include lower cost, no added chemicals, and the enjoyment of the hands-on experience of rolling...

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How To Properly Store Your Cigars

Proper cigar storage is essential to enjoying the best smoking experience. Keeping your cigars at proper temperature, humidity level, and light exposure will not only make your cigars taste better but also that good taste will last longer. The ideal storage scenario...

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How to Process Whole Leaf Tobacco

Why Should You Process Your Own Whole Leaf Tobacco at Home? Did you know it’s unbelievably easy to shred your own whole leaf tobacco? Why pay for pre-shredded leaf when you can buy whole leaf tobacco and shred it when you need it? The process is easy and fun, and you...

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History of Growing Shade Tobacco

History of Growing Shade Tobacco

Native Americans were already successfully growing and harvesting tobacco in the Connecticut Valley when the first European settlers arrived there way back in the 1630s. Although Virginia tobacco crops that were being grown and used for pipe tobacco was more desirable...

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