Next year, Kentucky officials will go on trade mission to Lithuania to explore new business opportunities, especially for its whiskey known as bourbon.
Kentuckians say that the best whiskey is coming not from Scotland any more, but from Kentucky.
Although claims like these are only a matter of a personal taste, Kentucky officials take bourbon business seriously.
According to the The Lane Report, Commerce Lexington officials hosted recently a kick-off breakfast at Town Branch Distillery for a Lithuanian bourbon trade mission, attended by the Lithuanian ambassador to U.S., the high official of the Lithuanian Ministry of Agriculture and some other officers.
The Lithuanian officials toured bourbon distilleries Woodford Reserve, Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey, and visited Keeneland
See pictures from their visit to Kentucky here.