With its offices in the European quarters of Brussels, the AICV is composed of the Secretariat, of the Executive Committee and of several Expert groups (e.g. on pomology, on analytical methods, etc.). In addition, all members of the Association meet at least once a year in a General Assembly.

Members of AICV can be Full members (national cider / fruit wine associations from European countries, or individual companies where no national association exists), or Observer members (individual producers or their associations from non-European countries, or suppliers to the industry).

Current President of the Association is Lene BECH (Carlsberg, DK), while the vice-President is Daniel Emerson (Cider Ireland) .