THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES
THE ACADEMY’S OFFICIAL WINE PARTNER
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LOS ANGELES, CA (July 6, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today, the first ever ACM Wine Down Wednesday Series presented by 1000 Stories® Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine, the Academy’s official wine partner since 2019. The five-week “happy hour” virtual event series beginning Wednesday, July 8th through Wednesday, August 5th, brings fans weekly entertainment filled with intimate Country Music experiences. The series will feature wine provided by 1000 Stories® Wine, artist performance, conversations and stories highlighting rising female Country Music Artists Maddie & Tae, Carly Pearce, MacKenzie Porter, Tenille Townes and Lainey Wilson. 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 first episode of the five-week series will be live via Pearce's official Facebook page and will also be available live stream via the Academy of Country Music’s® and 1000 Stories® Wine official Facebook pages. More details to come on where to tune-in for the artists to follow in the coming weeks. Fans will also be able to re-watch episodes from the weekly series on the ACMOurCountry.com website.
The ACM Wine Down Wednesday Presented by 1000 Stories® Wine artist schedule:
- Carly Pearce - Wednesday, July 8 at 6:00PM CT via Facebook Live
- Tenille Townes - Wednesday, July 15 at 6:00PM CT
- Lainey Wilson - Wednesday, July 22 at 6:00PM CT
- Maddie & Tae - Wednesday, July 29 at 6:00PM CT
- MacKenzie Porter - Wednesday, August 5 at 6:00PM CT
For more information visit www.ACMcountry.com or ACMOurCountry.com. You can like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards and Instagram @acmawards 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