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Hopewell Valley Vineyards

Checked in at Hopewell Valley Vineyards. The vineyards lie at the base of the Sourland Mountains and in close proximity of the Delaware Valley with heavy soils of clay and shale agriculturally classified as clay loam. Bhavna and I decided to treat ourselves to an outing to the Hopewell Valley Vineyards. Her treat was a bottle of Pinot Grigio and my treat was listening to our friend, Matt, play classic rock and pop in their band, Acoustic Road. We dined…

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when is it good enough?

Choosing an audiophile amp and DAC are difficult because audiophiles will tell you a great deal of unscientific wine-tasting descriptions of how each component sounds, then recommend whatever they bought. As soon as you pick one, the same people blame it for any flaw or disappointment you find. “Oh, you aren’t impressed by these expensive headphones? Burn them in for 600 more hours, upgrade that inferior stock cable, and replace that harsh DAC.” It’s exhausting. Marco I understand what Marco…

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