Tobacconist University
About Us

About Us

Tobacconist University (TU) is the first and only organization that educates and certifies professional tobacconists. TU is the exclusive educational curriculum for the industry's oldest and most prestigious trade organization and has been certifying consumers and professionals since 1996.

First and foremost, we provide free educational resources for consumers and professional tobacconists. As a University, it is our mandate to research, learn, and teach. Our Vision is to build and project the credibility of the luxury tobacco industry in order to support cultural acceptance around the world. In that process, we create value for consumers, retailers, salesforces, and manufacturers while enhancing relationships, service, professionalism, credibility, and opportunities for the whole industry. Above all, we are preserving the luxury tobacco industry for generations to come.

Tobacconist University
24123 Peachland Blvd.
C4 #457
Port Charlotte, FL 33954

Phone: +1 (609) 651-2311

Administrative Office Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10:30am - 4:30pm (U.S. Eastern Standard Time)

Jorge Luis Armenteros, CMT
President & Founder

Tobacconist Tip
Spanish Cedar is usually kiln dried to minimize the bleeding of sap. If you must remove any sap on your own, a little sanding will usually do the trick. Otherwise, alcohol or acetate may be used, but let the cedar dry out before is it exposed to cigars again.

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We are the Exclusive Academic Curriculum of the PCA

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