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Tobacconist Univsersity debuts “The Tobacconist Handbook”

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“This is an historic moment.” said Tobacconist University founder, Jorge Luis Armenteros. “The Tobacconist Handbook contains the fundamental knowledge required to be a tobacconist. Its existence is proof of our profession and credibility. While you may already acknowledge the existence and importance of tobacconists, we must educate our society and legislators as well. And this is a big step forward.”

The Tobacconist Handbook is a teaching tool for tobacconists and their customers. It was created to reference, refresh, and teach thier customers everything they need to know about the world of luxury tobacco. The Tobacconist Handbook, subtitled,The Essential Guide To Cigars & Pipes, includes 210+ pages, a 400+ word glossary, and 120+ custom images and graphics.

The handbook includes a Foreword by Jorge L. Padrón, followed by chapters on the history of tobacco, growing regions, tobacco varieties, cigar anatomy, pipes, pipe tobaccos and pipr architecture, how-to guides on cutting, lighting, etc., caring for cigars, cigar etiquette, cigar myths, and much more. Also included are dozens of tobacconist tips and exclusive content distilled from the Tobacconist University Academic Curriculum. 
 
“Ultimately, the most important part of The Tobacconist Handbook is that iot extists,” said Mr. Armenteros.  “The skills and knowledge required to be a great tobacconist and consumer are irrefutable.  The Tobacconist Handbook is proof of our professionalism and credibility.”

For more information, please visit TobacconistUniversity.org. You may also purchase The Tobacconist Handbook at Amazon.com.

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Gary Korb has been writing and editing content for CigarAdvisor.com since its debut in 2008. An avid cigar smoker for over 30 years, he has worked on the marketing side of the premium cigar business as a Sr. Copywriter, blogger, and Executive Editor of Cigar Advisor. A graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, prior to his career in the cigar business, Gary worked in the music and video industry as a marketer and a publicist.

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