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The resource hub is exclusively for ACA members and is filled with items from webinars to white papers to market data reports to help our member cideries thrive today and into the fututre.

Our expert-created cider certification program is designed for distributors, servers, sommeliers and others interested in becoming bonafide experts on all things cider.

CiderCon® is the premier cider conference for industry professionals. It is an opportunity to learn, share, taste and network. Join us in Chicago, Illinois from February 5-7, 2025.

About the American Cider Association

The American Cider Association is an organization of cider and perry producers in the United States. Our mission is to grow a diverse and successful U.S. cider industry by providing valuable information, resources and services to our members and by advocating on their behalf.

Our Members

Cideries

The people pressing apples and fermenting the juice into delicious cider

Orchards

The farmers cultivating apples for our industry

Restaurants & Bars

The specialty establishments offering robust cider offerings

Suppliers

The suppliers supporting US cidermakers with equipment, ingredients and technology

Retailers & Distributors

The shops and wholesalers helping cider reach consumers

Enthusiasts

The die hard cider fans who help us thrive

Member Benefits

Your Voice in DC

The ACA advocates for cider regularly on the national level.

Cider Market Data

Get access to detailed cider market trends and data reports.

CiderCon® Exclusives

CiderCon® is a global cider conference for cider professionals and it's available at a discount to ACA members.

Webinar

Whether you're starting up or ramping up, ACA has webinars that will help you get the information you need.

Latest News

Dry Cider July Looks to Celebrate 0g Residual Sugar Ciders

The ACA’s Dry Cider July campaign is set to launch on July 1, 2024 as a way of highlighting ciders…

American Cider Association Partners With Great American Beer Festival® Competition to Welcome Cider

The American Cider Association (ACA), the national trade organization for the hard cider industry, is thrilled to announce its partnership…

Press Release: Certified Cider Professional Program Expands to Asia

PRESS RELEASE The American Cider Association (ACA) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Certified Cider Professional (CCP) education…

June is Pride Month: Celebrate our Industry and All of the People and Styles That Make It Amazing

As we step into Pride Month, it’s a perfect time to celebrate everything that makes the cider industry so vibrant…

Upcoming Events

Sensory Analysis Workshop at Bivouac Ciderworks
June 17, 2024 - 6:00 PM Pacific
San Diego, CA

Live Sensory Analysis Webinar with Brooklyn Cider House
June 27, 2024 - 4:00 PM Pacific
Webinar

Level 1 Certified Cider Guide Workshop at Lost Giants Cider
July 22, 2024 - 1:00 PM Pacific
Bellingham, Washington

Certified Pommelier Exam at Lost Giants Cider
July 23, 2024 - 8:30 AM Pacific
Bellingham, Washington

Level 1 Certified Cider Guide Workshop at Highbury Brewhouse & Kitchen
July 25, 2024 - 9:00 AM
London, England

Level 1 Certified Cider Guide Workshop at France 44
August 19, 2024- 1:00 PM Central
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Certified Pommelier Exam at Minneapolis Cider Company
August 20, 2024 - 8:30 AM Central
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Level 1 Certified Cider Guide Workshop at Texas Keeper Cider
October 7, 2024 - 1:00 PM Central
Manchaca, Texas

Certified Pommelier Exam at Texas Keeper Cider
October 8, 2024 - 8:30 AM Central
Manchaca, Texas

Certified Pommelier Exam at CiderCon® 2025
February 5, 2024 - 8:30 AM Central
Chicago, Illinois

CiderCon® 2025
Chicago, Illinois
February 5-7, 2025

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