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After much consideration, and in keeping with state and federal cautions for large gatherings in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the AMMA MeadCon will not be held in 2020.

Over the past year or so, the AMMA has formed close working relationships with all of the major craft beverage associations, including the Brewers Association, Wine America, American Cider Association and the Distilled Spirits Council, just to name a few.

On Wednesday, SBA and Treasury posted guidance to implement the changes to the PPP made by the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act. Here is what you need to know.

The AMMA is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 National Mead Maker of the Year competition!

The AMMA Home Governing Committee is pleased to announce the three candidates elected for 2020-2023. AMMA Home Governing Committee has nine members, and are elected for a period of 3 years, with three coming up for election each year. The goals of the Home Governing Committee are as follows: To promote the art and science of meadmaking specifically and quality…

TODAY is the COVID-19 Economic Relief Day of Action! Click below to contact your Members of Congress and urge them to include distilleries, wineries, breweries, and cideries in any future considerations for COVID-19 economic relief for businesses. All materials are pre-drafted and taking action takes less than five minutes! We NEED Congress to provide critical economic relief so distillers can…

As two bills that might have ended the 34-day government shutdown were defeated today, many alcohol producers are nearing a crisis point. With the TTB closed, there are no new COLAs being issued and no new formulas being approved, causing a massive crunch in sales funnels and production schedules.

Recently, the TTB provided feedback on the use of "mead" in the brand of a company name, and how that would impact COLA submissions.

Government Affairs

The AMMA had a call to discuss and explain the recent New York State mead law changes.

Government Affairs

I’ve been receiving a lot of questions about GRAS numbers for ingredients in formulas lately, so I wanted to put together a quick guide to at least orient your attempts. The FDA folks have reviewed this and added feedback, so you can be confident in the information.