Four years after Kerr Cellars first wine vintage, Cristie Kerr enjoys a champagne toast on the 18th green after winning the 2010 LPGA Championship. Photo: Hunter Martin, Getty Images
She flew straight from D.C. to Napa. After all, there were new employees to train. Most players went home, especially given the stresses of a major such as the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and the beat-you-over-the-head difficulty of Congressional Country Club. Some made one-day appearances at pro-ams, and a couple took a day to tour the nation’s capital. Almost universally, the early part of the LPGA Tour’s off-week was a time to unwind.
But not for Cristie Kerr. Kerr Cellars recently leased a tasting room in downtown Napa, California, right next door to the Oenotri restaurant and across the street from the Andaz hotel. Kerr, who served as operations director for her eponymous wine company for two years before bringing on additional help, flew across the c...
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