THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO HIGHLIGHT
NEW FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR NOMINEE TENILLE TOWNES
THE ACADEMY’S OFFICIAL WINE PARTNER
LOS ANGELES, CA (July 13, 2020) – As previously announced, the Academy of Country Music®, in partnership with 1000 Stories® Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine, will feature ACM New Female Artist of the Year nominee, Tenille Townes, on the second episode of the ACM Wine Down Wednesday Series. The second episode of the five-week series will be live via Townes’ official Facebook page, and can also be streamed via the Academy of Country Music® and 1000 Stories® Wine official Facebook pages on Wednesday, July 15 at 6:00PM CT. The episode will feature wine provided by 1000 Stories® Wine, as well as a performance, conversation, and stories with rising female Country Music artist, Tenille Townes.
Carly Pearce kicked off the series’ first episode last week which is now available at ACMOurCountry.com. As previously announced, the upcoming ACM Wine Down Wednesday Presented by 1000 Stories® Wine artist schedule is as follows:
- Tenille Townes - Wednesday, July 15 at 6:00PM CT via Facebook Live
- 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
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.
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.