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CiderCon 2022 Schedule Released

By Woodley Smith | November 23, 2021

The American Cider Association is please to share the first draft of the CiderCon® 2022 Schedule! With tours, tastings, educational workshops, demos and more, CiderCon’s return to an in-person event is bound to be one of the most energetic CiderCons to date. Early registration numbers have been record breaking, with more than 400 people already…

Distributor Relationships & Social Media Advertising Sessions at CiderCon 2022

By Woodley Smith | November 16, 2021

The American Cider Association is pleased to announce that Julie Rhodes of Not Your Hobby Marketing will present three sessions at CiderCon® 2022. Read on to learn more about Julie’s sessions and why you won’t want to miss them. Social Media Advertising 101: How to Get Started with FB & IG Ads Social media marketing…

Webinar: Three-Tier Compliance & Regulatory Concerns for Cideries

By Woodley Smith | November 10, 2021

Join the American Cider Association for the webinar Three-Tier Compliance & Regulatory Concerns for Cideries on December 9, 2021 at 11:00am Pacific Time. Alex Koral of Sovos ShipCompliant will lead this webinar. What Will Be Covered In This Webinar? As they expand, cider producers face a long list of complicated and evolving compliance and regulatory…

Exploring Geographic Indicators for Cider

By Michelle McGrath | November 10, 2021

Dear ACA Members,  For the last year and a half, the American Cider Association has been working closely with our partners at the New York Cider Association and key stakeholders in the wine industry and government to explore how harvest-driven ciders over 7% ABV might benefit from a system of geographic indicators. We all know…

Tiffanie Barriere, aka The Drinking Coach, to speak at CiderCon 2022

By Woodley Smith | November 3, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that Tiffanie Barriere, aka The Drinking Coach, is speaking at CiderCon 2022 in Richmond, Virginia! Tiffanie is no stranger to cider, which is why we’ve asked her to demonstrate how to make killer low-ABV cider cocktails in her workshop at CiderCon. She’ll walk you through the steps so you can…

5 Reasons to Register for the Certified Pommelier Exam

By Woodley Smith | October 27, 2021

CiderCon® is right around the corner, and that means so is your next chance to join the elite crew of Certified Pommeliers™ that are spreading the good word about cider around the country. The exam itself will take place on February 1, 2021 during CiderCon® at the Richmond Marriott Hotel. That leaves plenty of time…

CiderCon® Early Bird Registration Extended

By Woodley Smith | October 19, 2021

Who needs some good news? Yes, Mercury is no longer in retrograde. But that’s not our news. We know our members are busy making cider right now, so we’ve decided to extend early bird CiderCon® 2022 registration pricing until Halloween. We can’t wait to see all of you for our beloved CiderCon® in Richmond, Virginia…

CiderCon 2022 Registration Now Open

By Woodley Smith | October 5, 2021

The American Cider Association Presents CiderCon® 2022 in Richmond Virginia! February 1-4, 2022 The American Cider Association is pleased to announce that registration is now open for CiderCon® 2022! We are thrilled to be planning to gather in person in Richmond, Virginia from February 1-4, 2022. Register before October 31 to lock in early bird…

CiderCon 2022 Tasting Sessions

By Woodley Smith | October 4, 2021

We are thrilled to offer several tastings at CiderCon® 2022! Seating is limited in CiderCon® workshops, including tastings. Read our full Health & Safety Guidelines. Sign-up for tastings available during registration. Low-ABV Cider Cocktails & A Side of History (Temporary Title) Presenter: Tiffanie Barriere, The Drinking Coach Price: $10 Thursday 10:30-11:30 We are thrilled to…

New and Updated Cider Share Returns to CiderCon!

By Woodley Smith | October 4, 2021

CiderCon® is thrilled to present an in-person conference and trade show in Richmond, Virginia from February 1-4, 2022 for American Cider Association members. Our beloved welcome reception, Cider Share, is also back!  There are two Cider Share receptions on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, a 4:00pm salon and 6:00pm salon. Tickets to Cider Share will be…