The Academy of Country Music to feature Hailey Whitters with Special Guest Nicolle Galyon in "ACM Wine Down Wednesday" this Wednesday, August 16, at 6pm

Upcoming Episode of "The ACM Weekly" highlights new performances by Ingrid Andress, Lee Brice, Lindsay Ell, The Buckleys & The Cadillac Three on Wednesday, August 26 at 8pm CT.

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 24, 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 rising recording artist, Hailey Whitters and special guest Nicolle Galyon. The “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series will be live on Hailey Whitters’ official Facebook page, as well as the Academy of Country Music® and 1000 Stories® Wine official Facebook pages on Wednesday, August 26 at 6 PM CT. Following Whitter’s performance on Facebook, the latest episode will be featured and available to watch at for 30 days.

Additionally, the latest episode of “The ACM Weekly” will feature Ingrid Andress, Lee Brice, Lindsay Ell, The Buckleys and The Cadillac Three. The episode will highlight new music and performances and will go live on the Academy of Country Music’s® Facebook page on Wednesday, August 26 at 8 PM CT. Following the Facebook broadcast, the latest episode will be featured and available to watch for 30 days at

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

Previous episodes of “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” featuring Maddie & Tae and MacKenzie Porter 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 1: Gabby Barrett, Runaway June, Stephanie Quayle
  • 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

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.

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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 or

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. 


Academy of Country Music Contacts:
Melissa Moldovan / Bridget Cirone / 818-788-8000 / 818-788-8000

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine Contact:
Courtney Cochran / 415-728-400