Georgetown Tobacco: Celebrating Our 60th Anniversary!

Sixty years in business, for any business, is something to celebrate. What is unique about Georgetown Tobacco’s incredible staying power is the man behind it. At the age of 24, David Berkebile opened Georgetown Tobacco & Pipe on March 15th, 1964. Sixty years later, David continues to innovate, running the company he created. Now at […]

Venetian Carnival Masks: The Great Equalizer

Venetian Carnival Masks

Handmade Venetian Carnival Masks— the first thing customers see when entering our front door.  Not exactly what many expect to see from their favorite tobacconist… Why do we carry Venetian masks? Tourists often muse that there must be a lot of parties hosting Washington’s elite Eyes Wide Shut style…  Others think they are a collection […]

An Historic Decision: The Premium Cigar Industry vs. the FDA

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On Wednesday, August 9th, we learned of an historic decision regarding the premium cigar industry vs. the FDA.  Judge Amit Mehta from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the FDA’s Deeming Rule as it pertains to handmade premium cigars, ending the FDA’s ability to regulate premium cigars in its entirety. […]