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5 Actionable Strategies to Create a More Profitable Taproom Webinar

By Woodley Smith | December 5, 2022

In this rapid fire session, the American Cider Association is excited to introduce you to Andrew Coplon and Kary Shumway (Taproom Success). Over just 30 minutes, you will walk away with actionable strategies you can put in place to see greater success in your taproom. Join Andrew & Kary for proven methods to build deeper…

Live Sensory Analysis Webinar with Two Broads Ciderworks

By Woodley Smith | November 15, 2022

Join our Certified Pommelier™ panel in a live practice sensory webinar featuring cider from Two Broads Ciderworks on December 8 from 4-6pm Pacific. This will be your last chance to participate in a live sensory analysis webinar prior to the Certified Pommelier™ exam at CiderCon® 2023, so sign up now! This webinar is also available…

BevFluence Announces New Campaign and New Benefit for ACA Members

By Woodley Smith | November 15, 2022

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CiderCon® Scholarships Continue for 2023 Conference

By Woodley Smith | November 15, 2022

Yonder Cider, Beer Kulture and the American Cider Association have partnered to continue CiderCon® scholarship opportunities this year. These scholarships are designed to bring new BIPOC individuals into the cider industry. The scholarship includes: registration to CiderCon®; travel and lodging; Certified Cider Professional Level 1 bundle (including the exam); two Certified Cider Professional Sensory Webinars;…

Cider Share at CiderCon® 2023

By Woodley Smith | November 4, 2022

Join us for our beloved welcoming reception, Cider Share, at CiderCon® 2023! The Cider Share reception will take place Wednesday, February 1 from 5:00 to 8:00pm. Haven’t been to a Cider Share before? Here’s what to expect: 50 (yes 50!) cideries from around the country and the world will be serving their ciders for attendees…

Two Weekend Events on VA Cider Trail

By Woodley Smith | November 1, 2022

Apples abound this weekend at exciting harvest events taking place at two stops on the Virginia Cider Trail. If you’re looking for a fun family weekend event, there’s no need to look any further than these two appealing harvest festivals. Read on to learn where to go, when to be there, and what will be…

ACA Welcomes Wine Industry Professional Sunny Gandara as CiderCon® 2023 Keynote Speaker

By Woodley Smith | October 31, 2022

The American Cider Association welcomes wine industry professional Sunny Gandara, DipWSET, CWE as the featured keynote speaker for CiderCon® 2023. Sunny is the former Global Wine Director for the Mathew Kenney Restaurant Group and the founder and owner of The Plant Curious Table, a digital dual-purpose education and wine consulting company. Sunny has nearly 20…

Nielsen Q3 2022 Data Now Available

By Woodley Smith | October 28, 2022

Regional Cider Brand sales were up 11.3% in U.S. retail channels measured by Nielsen for the 12-week period ending on October 1, 2022. For more Q3 data, log into your ACA membership account and visit our members-only report library. 

Spooky Cider Cocktails

By Woodley Smith | October 26, 2022

Live Sensory Analysis Webinar with Ploughman’s Cider

By Woodley Smith | October 21, 2022

Looking to up your sensory analysis skills? Studying for the Certified Pommelier™ Exam at CiderCon® 2023? Join our Certified Pommelier™ panel in a live practice sensory webinar featuring cider from Ploughman’s Cider on November 17 from 4-6pm Pacific. Cost to attend the workshop is $15 for ACA members and $30 for non-members. This webinar will…