I live in Templeton, California which is located in the heart of the Paso Robles wine region with my wife and 3 children. I am the General Manager for SummerWood Winery & Inn located on the West side of Paso Robles. When I am not making, drinking or otherwise thinking about wine I enjoy the outdoors, whether it's coaching little league, fly fishing, training for a marathon or skiing with my family.
Hey Nicole... so good to see you on Trippy!! My last trip to NOLA was pre-Katrina so its been awhile but we had a blast and I'd love to share a few spots. First off the quarter is so insane and different that anyplace else you could kill the weekend walking around... See More
I'll be in Chicago with my wife for 2 nights over the 4th of July and I'm looking for recommendation on hotels, restaurants, and things to do. I'm thinking we want to stay right downtown but I could be convinced otherwise. We want to see a Cubs game, and... See More
Paso Robles is incredibly affordable when compared to other wine tasting regions and a couple wineries are even still offering free tastings. Others will waive the tasting fee (usually $5 or $10) with a purchase of a bottle of wine. Eberle Winery is... See More
Paso Robles has a good variety of restaurants to offer depending of what you are looking for. For a more casual atmosphere with prices that won't break the bank I'd definitely hit Firestone Walker Brewery. Another great spot is Pier... See More
These are some of my favorite places on the Westside of Paso Roble. First check out Summerwood Winery and Inn (I'll take those bonus points now) a boutique winery with a beautiful Inn set amongst the vineyards right across the street. The 2012... See More
I want to go to Dodger Spring Training at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, AZ this year and I don't know where to start? Looking for hotels, restaurants, other fun activities, and any insider info on the best and easiest way to enjoy a spring training vacation in AZ. ... See More
October is a great time to visit Paso Robles and there is lots to do here in the fall. Here are a few of my favorite picnic type places: Summerwood Winery and Inn - Call in advance to have a gourmet picnic lunch box... See More