THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO FEATURE CASSADEE POPE IN “ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” THIS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 AT 6 PM CT UPCOMING EPISODE OF “THE ACM WEEKLY” HIGHLIGHTS NEW PERFORMANCES BY LAINE HARDY, TYLER RICH, TEDDY ROB & GRANGER SMITH ON WEDNE

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO FEATURE CASSADEE POPE IN  “ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” THIS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 AT 6 PM CT   UPCOMING EPISODE OF “THE ACM WEEKLY” HIGHLIGHTS  NEW PERFORMANCES BY LAINE HARDY, TYLER RICH,  TEDDY ROB & GRANGER SMITH ON WEDNE

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO FEATURE CASSADEE POPE IN

“ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” THIS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 AT 6 PM CT

UPCOMING EPISODE OF “THE ACM WEEKLY” HIGHLIGHTS

NEW PERFORMANCES BY LAINE HARDY, TYLER RICH,

TEDDY ROB & GRANGER SMITH ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 AT 8 PM CT

BOTH SERIES TO BE FEATURED ON THE ACM®: THE HUB

“ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” PRESENTED BY 1000 STORIES® BOURBON BARREL-AGED WINE,

THE ACADEMY’S OFFICIAL WINE PARTNER

Tweet: Kick your Wednesday off enjoying @ACMawards latest episode of #WineDownWednesday with @CassadeePope, brought to you by @1000StoriesWine! Then, stay tuned for @TheLaineHardy, @TeddyRobb & @GrangerSmith on “The ACM Weekly!”

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 31, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the lineup for the upcoming episode of “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series and “The ACM Weekly.” As previously announced, the latest episode of “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series, presented by 1000 Stories® Wine, will feature wine provided by 1000 Stories® Wine, a performance, conversation and stories with recording artist Cassadee Pope. The “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series will be live on Pope’s official Facebook page, as well as the Academy of Country Music® and 1000 Stories® Wine official Facebook pages on Wednesday, September 2 at 6 PM CT. Following Pope’s performance on Facebook, the latest episode will be featured and available to watch at TheHub.ACMcountry.com for 30 days.

Additionally, the latest episode of “The ACM Weekly” will feature Laine Hardy, Tyler Rich, Teddy Robb and Granger Smith. The episode will highlight new music and performances and will go live on the Academy of Country Music’s® Facebook page on Wednesday, September 2 at 8 PM CT. Following the Facebook broadcast, the latest episode will be featured and available to watch for 30 days at TheHub.ACMcountry.com.

On behalf of each artist featured on the “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series, 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.

Previous episodes of “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” featuring Lindsay Ell, MacKenzie Porter and Hailey Whitters with special guest Nicolle Galyon are available to watch now at ACM®: The Hub. In addition, the following episodes of “The ACM Weekly” are also now available at ACM®: The Hub:

  • Episode 2: Trea Landon, Tracy Lawrence, Cassadee Pope, Pryor & Lee
  • Episode 3: Danielle Bradbery, Jerrod Niemann, Payton Smith, Walker County
  • Episode 4: CB30, Devin Dawson, RaeLynn, Noah Schnacky
  • Episode 5: Ingrid Andress, Lee Brice, Lindsay Ell, The Buckleys, The Cadillac Three

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.

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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