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Convention of American cider makers in Chicago Feb. 5-7 will draw 300

Cider Summit, a public tasting expo on Feb. 8 at Chicago’s Navy Pier, expected to draw up to 2,800 cider devotees. With hard cider’s popularity sweeping the nation, members of the year-old  United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM)  will gather … Continue reading

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Bipartisan legislation offers excise tax relief sought by U.S. hard cider makers

American producers of hard cider have been seeking to level the tax playing field with their competitors in the beer industry. Relief may be soon at hand. Congressmen from Portland, Ore., and New York’s Niagara region earlier this month introduced … Continue reading

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Cider makers form national trade group

America’s hard cider makers are banding together. A group of cider makers meeting last week in Chicago announced the formation of the United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) The group’s mission, according to a statement, is to gather and … Continue reading

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