Cider is stronger together!
Join us to work together to strengthen the U.S. cider industry.
Explore the new digital Virginia Cider Trail to taste them all and earn prizes for cidery check-ins! Take the trail to learn more about what makes Virginia apples and the cider made from them so special.
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 Portland, Oregon from January 16-19 for CiderCon® 2024.
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.
The people pressing apples and fermenting the juice into delicious cider
The farmers cultivating apples for our industry
Restaurants & Bars
The specialty establishments offering robust cider offerings
The suppliers supporting US cidermakers with equipment, ingredients and technology
Retailers & Distributors
The shops and wholesalers helping cider reach consumers
The die hard cider fans who help us thrive
Next Certified Pommelier™ Exam Will Be At CiderCon® 2023
TAKE THE CERTIFIED POMMELIER™ EXAM AT CIDERCON® 2023! Are you ready to take the next step in your professional development…
ACA Welcomes 9 New Certified Pommeliers™
The American Cider Association is thrilled to announce that for the second time in 2022, nine people have passed the…
2022 Apple Crop Outlook
It’s time once again to share what we’ve heard from extension agents and orchardists around the country about this year’s…
Why to Become a Certified Pommelier™
There are a plethora of reasons why we think folks should become Certified Pommeliers™ but don’t take our word for…
Virginia Cider Trail
July 6, 2022 - June 25, 2023
3 Tier Beverages Dashboard Orientation for ACA Members
March 22, 2023
11:00 AM Pacific
Coffee Chat for Vinoshipper
March 24, 2023
9:30 AM Pacific
ACA Annual Membership Meeting
April 18, 2023
11:00 AM Pacific
Deadline for Speaking Proposals for CiderCon® 2024
April 30, 2023
May 17-19, 2023
Grand Rapids, Michigan
RFP Due Date for Guest County for CiderCon® 2024
June 1, 2023
Northwest Cider Cup
June 12, 2023
CiderFeast New England
June 22, 2023
Franklin County CiderDays
November 3-5, 2023
Franklin County, Massachusetts
January 16-19, 2024
Good Manufacturing Practices for Cidery Employees (Online)
Self-directed and rolling start
Your Voice in DC
The ACA advocates for cider regularly on the national level.
Cider Market Trend and Data Reports
Get access to detailed cider market reports.
CiderCon® is a global cider conference for cider professionals and it’s available at a discount to ACA members!
Whether you’re starting up or ramping up, ACA has webinars that will help you get the information you need.