About Russ

Russ Ouellette Master Blender, Hearth & Home pipe tobaccosRuss Ouellette is the blender/creator of the Hearth & Home series of tobaccos for Habana Premium Cigar Shoppe and in Albany, NY. He has been a pipe and cigar smoker and blender for over 30 years, and enjoys feedback from the pipe smoking public.

Russ writes for numerous industries sites, participates in forums, and his humor is prevalent in every communication. If you don’t chuckle at least once when reading something Russ has written… check your pulse!

You can reach Russ at or by calling 1-800-494-9144.

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