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Our expert-created cider certification program is designed for distributors, servers, sommeliers and others interested in becoming bonafide experts on all things cider.

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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

Cideries

The people pressing apples and fermenting the juice into delicious cider

Orchards

The farmers cultivating apples for our industry

Restaurants & Bars

The specialty establishments offering robust cider offerings

Suppliers

The suppliers supporting US cidermakers with equipment, ingredients and technology

Retailers & Distributors

The shops and wholesalers helping cider reach consumers

Enthusiasts

The die hard cider fans who help us thrive

Member Benefits

Your Voice in DC

The ACA advocates for cider regularly on the national level.

Cider Market Data

Get access to detailed cider market trends and data reports.

CiderCon® Exclusives

CiderCon® is a global cider conference for cider professionals and it's available at a discount to ACA members.

Webinar

Whether you're starting up or ramping up, ACA has webinars that will help you get the information you need.

Latest News

April 17: Level 1 CCG Workshop at Wölffer Estate

Wölffer Estate Vineyards is excited to collaborate with the American Cider Association to host an in person workshop for the…

April 18: Certified Pommelier Exam at Wolffer Estate

TAKE THE CERTIFIED POMMELIER EXAM AT WOLFFER ESTATE VINEYARDS ON APRIL 18! Are you ready to take the next step…

April 24 Level 1 CCG Workshop at CiderWorld in Germany

The American Cider Association (ACA) is excited to collaborate with CiderWorld to host an in person workshop for the Certified…

April 27: Certified Pommelier Exam at CiderWorld

TAKE THE CERTIFIED POMMELIER EXAM AT CIDERWORLD IN FRANKFURT, GERMANY ON APRIL 27! The American Cider Association is pleased to…

Upcoming Events

Membership Orientation Webinar
April 12, 2024
11:00 AM Pacific

Level 1 Certified Cider Guide Workshop at Wolffer Estate Vineyard
April 17, 2024 - 1:00 PM Eastern
Sagaponack, New York

Certified Pommelier Exam at Wolffer Estate Vineyard
April 18, 2024 - 8:30 AM Eastern
Sagaponack, New York

Level 1 Certified Cider Guide Workshop at CiderWorld
April 24, 2024 - 9:00 AM
Frankfurt, Germany

Certified Pommelier Exam at CiderWorld
April 27, 2024 - 8:30 AM
Frankfurt, Germany

2024 Annual Membership Meeting
May 13, 2024
12:00 PM Pacific

Level 1 Certified Cider Guide Workshop at Lost Giants Cider
July 22, 2024 - 1:00 PM Pacific
Bellingham, Washington

Certified Pommelier Exam at Lost Giants Cider
July 23, 2024 - 8:30 AM Pacific
Bellingham, Washington

Level 1 Certified Cider Guide Workshop at France 44
August 19, 2024- 1:00 PM Central
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Certified Pommelier Exam at Minneapolis Cider Company
August 20, 2024 - 8:30 AM Central
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Level 1 Certified Cider Guide Workshop at Texas Keeper Cider
October 7, 2024 - 1:00 PM Central
Manchaca, Texas

Certified Pommelier Exam at Texas Keeper Cider
October 8, 2024 - 8:30 AM Central
Manchaca, Texas

Certified Pommelier Exam at CiderCon® 2025
February 5, 2024 - 8:30 AM Central
Chicago, Illinois

CiderCon® 2025
Chicago, Illinois
February 5-7, 2025

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