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
72 Witherspoon St.
Princeton, NJ 08542

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
The attractiveness or 'look' of a cigar and its packaging/adornment do not necessarily correlate with the taste+aroma or quality of the cigar. Furthermore, darker cigars are not stronger.

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Premium Cigar Association

We are the Exclusive Academic Curriculum of the PCA

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