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.

Our Members


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

Latest News

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…

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…

Upcoming Events

Virginia Cider Trail
July 6, 2022 - June 25, 2023

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
Portland, Oregon

CiderFeast New England
June 22, 2023
Haverhill, Massachusetts

Franklin County CiderDays
November 3-5, 2023
Franklin County, Massachusetts

CiderCon® 2024
January 16-19, 2024
Portland, Oregon

Good Manufacturing Practices for Cidery Employees (Online)
Self-directed and rolling start


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Member Benefits

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® Exclusives

 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.

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