Meet Your Board Member: Christine Walter

Where do you work and what is your position? I am the owner and head cidermaker at Bauman’s Cider in Gervais, Oregon. I started the company in 2015, making cider on my family’s farm.  Tell us about your family farm/orchard. My Great Great Grandmother Elizabeth homesteaded the original property back in 1895, having come from…

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Meet Your Board Member: David Glaize

Where do you work and what is your position? Co-owner of Glaize & Brother Juice Co. and Old Town Cidery Tell us about your family farm/orchard Glaize Apples are grown in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Since the early 1900s, four generations of Glaizes have added to the history of premium fruit harvests between…

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ACA Announces Board Election Results

Last Friday, the American Cider Association (ACA) announced the results of their annual board of directors election at their 2022 industry trade conference called CiderCon®, held this year in Richmond, Virginia. The ACA is the nation’s non-profit trade group working to protect and advance the hard cider industry. Christine Walter of Bauman’s Cider in Gervais,…

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ACA Board Elections

Please meet the candidates for the 2022 Board of Directors! We will email active cidery level members their ballots Wednesday and they will close Friday. At Large Cidery Seat – 3 Candidates Christine Walter, Bauman’s Cider Company I know that an organization like the American Cider Association makes a thousand small decisions and hosts hundreds…

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Nominations for 2022 ACA Board of Directors Open

Running for the ACA board of directors is a great way to get involved in lifting our industry up. We are actively recruiting individuals from US-based cider companies to run for the board of directors. These are volunteer positions with a three year commitment. Active membership of the association is required and candidates must be…

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Letter from Board President Eleanor Leger

Dear Cider Friends – As the new year begins, I am reflecting on the special challenges our incredible industry faces. 2022 will inevitably require more adaptation to supply chain issues, inflation, labor shortages, and the ongoing impact of the pandemic on sales channels and business models. These conditions are impacting all sectors of the alcoholic…

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Get to Know Your Board Member: Soham Bhatt

We’re pleased to introduce you to the newest ACA Board Member, Soham Bhatt of Artifact Cider Project who was elected to an At Large Cidery Seat on the board in 2021! Where do you work and what is your position? Co-founder and cidermaker at Artifact Cider Project in Massachusetts  Do you work in cider full…

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Get to Know ACA President Eleanor Leger

International Women’s Day has been happening for a little over 100 years, but we all know the mark women have made upon history is much longer than that and so has been their role in cidermaking. Furthermore, we continue to see more women take a leading role in the cider industry. You’ve already been introduced…

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Get to Know ACA Vice President Brooke Glover

International Women’s Day has been happening for a little over 100 years, but we all know the mark women have made upon history is much longer than that and so has been their role in cidermaking. Furthermore, we continue to see more women take a leading role in the cider industry. Today we invite you…

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2021 ACA Board Election Results

The American Cider Association announced the results of its 2021 Board of Director Elections live from CiderCon 2021 today. The ACA membership elected Brooke Glover, Soham Bhatt and Ryan Burk. Burk and Glover are board veterans and Bhatt is excited to be serving on the board for the first time. The Board also selected its…

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