| Meet Keith Anderson, the artist behind the 20th anniversary Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby bottle
Out of all the collectible and unique bourbon bottles in existence, the Kentucky Derby Woodford Reserve bottle is a notch above the rest. That's because the annual commemorative bottle embraces the spirit of the birthplace of bourbon. By featuring Derby-themed artwork, the label visually captures the energy, excitement, and determination that colors Kentucky during the beloved first Saturday in May. You can even taste this fervor in the bourbon itself. I got the chance to sit down with Keith Anderson, the artist behind the painting on this year's historic 20th-anniversary bottle, and chat about his journey to being selected for this prestigious honor two years in a row. In the most satisfying way, Anderson's story closely mirrors the story of how bourbon is made and the story of what it takes for a horse to make it to the Kentucky Derby: it's a road paved by tradition, hard work, and patience; it's a historical achievement, and it's a whole lot of fun. The path to prestige Succeeding