Action Alert

Urge Congress to Support the Bubble Bill

Send a letter to your Reps today!

The resource hub is exclusively for ACA members and is filled with items from webinars to white papers to market data reports to help our member cideries thrive today and into the fututre.

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 Chicago, Illinois from February 5-7, 2025.

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

Member Benefits

Your Voice in DC

The American Cider Association advocates for cider regularly on the national level.

Cider Market Data

Get access to detailed cider market trends and data reports exclusive to American Cider Association members.

CiderCon® Exclusives

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


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

Latest News

June is Pride Month: Celebrate our Industry and All of the People and Styles That Make It Amazing

As we step into Pride Month, it’s a perfect time to celebrate everything that makes the cider industry so vibrant…

Press Release: ACA Welcomes Six New European Certified Pommeliers

The American Cider Association is pleased to welcome six new European Certified Pommeliers after completion of the first certification exam…

Press Release: ACA Reaches 100 Certified Pommeliers Following New York Exam

The American Cider Association is thrilled to announce that 100 individuals have now attained the prestigious Certified Pommelier designation following…

May 30: Navigating Trends: Insights Into Wine & Spirits for Cidermakers

Join us for an exclusive webinar hosted by 3 Tier Beverages consultants Julia Lechleiter and Mary Mills, in collaboration with the…

Upcoming Events

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 Highbury Brewhouse & Kitchen
July 25, 2024 - 9:00 AM
London, England

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

Science, Practice & Quality-Assured Cider & Perry Production
(Presented by the Cider Institute of North America)
December 9 - 13, 2024
Mount Vernon, WA

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

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

Thank You to our Partners!