BY POPULAR DEMAND! THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO EXTEND POPULAR “ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” WEEKLY SERIES BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, AUG 19 AT 6:00PM CT UPCOMING EPISODES TO FEATURE LINDSAY ELL, CAYLEE HAMMACK, CASSADEE POPE AND HAILEY WHITTERS WITH SPEC

BY POPULAR DEMAND! THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO EXTEND POPULAR  “ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” WEEKLY SERIES  BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, AUG 19 AT 6:00PM CT    UPCOMING EPISODES TO FEATURE LINDSAY ELL, CAYLEE HAMMACK,  CASSADEE POPE AND HAILEY WHITTERS WITH SPEC

BY POPULAR DEMAND!

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO EXTEND POPULAR

“ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” WEEKLY SERIES

BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, AUG 19 AT 6:00PM CT

UPCOMING EPISODES TO FEATURE LINDSAY ELL, CAYLEE HAMMACK,

CASSADEE POPE AND HAILEY WHITTERS WITH SPECIAL GUEST NICOLLE GALYON

PRESENTED BY 1000 STORIES BOURBON BARREL-AGED WINE,

THE ACADEMY’S OFFICIAL WINE PARTNER

Tweet: We are so excited to announce the extension of the Wine Down Wednesday Series, presented by @1000StoriesWine! First up is @lindsayell - Tune in as she shares stories and performances this Wednesday at 6 pm PT! #WineDownWednesday

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 17, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today a 4-week extension of the ACM Wine Down Wednesday Series presented by 1000 Stories® Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine, the Academy’s official wine partner since 2019. Due to popular demand, the “happy hour” virtual event series will resume Wednesday, August 19th through Wednesday, September 9th, bringing fans weekly entertainment filled with intimate Country Music experiences. Each episode will feature wine provided by 1000 Stories® Wine, performances, conversation, and stories highlighting rising female Country Music artists Lindsay Ell, Caylee Hammack, Cassadee Pope and Hailey Whitters with special guest Nicolle Galyon. On behalf of each artist, 1000 Stories Wine is contributing a $2,000 donation towards the ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund to be disbursed to individuals in the Country Music community who are currently on the waitlist for pandemic relief assistance. To learn more about ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund, visit ACMLiftingLives.org.

The upcoming episode of the ACM Wine Down Wednesday Series featuring Lindsay Ell will be live on Ell’s official Facebook page and will also be available to stream on the Academy of Country Music® and 1000 Stories® Wine official Facebook pages on Wednesday, August 19th at 6 PM CT.

Following the broadcast, fans will be able to re-watch episodes from the series at ACM®: The Hub for 30 days. The recently launched ACM®: The Hub is a destination for artists of all levels in Country Music to reach fans with music, upcoming virtual livestream concerts and performances, and easy access to artist merchandise – a one-stop-shop for quality curated content for music fans, worldwide. Previous episodes of the ACM Wine Down Wednesday Series featuring Maddie & Tae, MacKenzie Porter and Lainey Wilson are available to re-watch now at ACM®: The Hub.

The upcoming ACM Wine Down Wednesday Presented by 1000 Stories® Wine artist schedule is as follows:

  • Lindsay Ell - Wednesday, August 19 at 6 PM CT via Facebook Live
  • Hailey Whitters with special guest Nicolle Galyon - Wednesday, August 26 at 6 PM CT
  • Cassadee Pope - Wednesday, September 2 at 6 PM CT
  • Caylee Hammack - Wednesday, September 9 at 6 PM CT

For more information about the Academy of Country Music visit ACMcountry.com or TheHub.ACMcountry.com. You can also like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards, follow on Instagram at @ACMawards and sign up for the FREE ACM A-List for more immediate updates.

About the Academy of Country Music®

Founded in Southern California in 1964, the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® (ACM®) is a fan-focused artist and industry-driven organization, providing the financial resources to ensure the on-going philanthropic work of ACM LIFTING LIVES®, the charitable arm of the Academy, which works to improve lives through the power of music. The Academy has a rich history in the entertainment industry, having been founded when Southern California was a hotbed of emerging country music and when Westerns were a staple of television programing and film production. Comprised of more than 4,550 professional members nationwide, the ACM is headquartered in Encino, Calif. For more information, log onto www.ACMcountry.com or www.ACMLiftingLives.org.

About 1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine:

A global leader in crafting wine aged in bourbon barrels, 1000 Stories melds California’s winemaking heritage with America’s storied bourbon culture. Expertly crafted by Master Winemaker Bob Blue from renowned vineyards—including some of California’s most revered sites for old vines—1000 Stories is aged in traditional French and American oak, then finished in charred bourbon barrels to impart storied nuance and character to the wines. Named an IMPACT “Hot Prospect” brand three years in a row for its trailblazing portfolio, 1000 Stories consistently garners point scores of 90 or above from celebrated publications. The collection includes Zinfandel, Gold Rush Red, Prospectors’ Proof Cabernet Sauvignon and a Chardonnay, each crafted in batches and aged in bourbon barrels to convey a uniquely American story. www.1000storieswines.com

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