The story of Peninsula Premium Cherries began about 14,000 years ago when receding glacier ice began to melt creating the massive body of water that became known as Mishigami. Today, if you mention Sleeping Bear Dunes, Little Sable Point and Grand Traverse Bay you would be describing areas along “the Third Coast” - areas surrounding the fertile land overlooking Lake Michigan and home to the primary source of our finest Napoleon, Emperor Francis and Gold cherries cultivated, harvested and then selected to make Peninsula Premium Cocktail Cherries a wonderfully delicious and extraordinary cocktail cherry experience. Harvested starting within days of July 4th each year. Peninsula Premium Cocktail Cherries’ real fruit flavor has all the nuance of seasonal cherries. Natural color. Natural flavor. Pure indulgence, these deep, dark burgundy-red colored cherries are enrobed in a silky smooth and rich syrup that delivers a nutty, fruit-forward sweet-tart luxe taste with faint earthy undertones that is nothing short of extraordinary. Peninsula Premium Cocktail Cherries are a deep, burgundy-red that signals your senses to the richness and complexity of their nutty, bright, fruit-forward, tart sweetness that will awaken your favorite cocktails and desserts – or provide a decadent snack after a hard day at work. Go ahead, you deserve it. Given the care and craftsmanship that went into Peninsula Premium Cocktail Cherries it was with little surprise, but great pride, that our cherries were selected as the 2019 winner of the prestigious SIP awards for their category – earning Double Gold honors in this internationally recognized consumer judged competition. Award winning. 100% American grown & made, they are the perfect complement for cocktails like Old Fashioneds, Manhattans, and Whiskey Sours. And add rich fruity flavor to ice cream, gelato and desserts.
AWARD WINNING COCKTAIL CHERRIES: Peninsula Premium Cocktail Cherries are the 2019 winner of the prestigious SIP Awards; earning Double Gold honors in this internationally recognized consumer judged competition. A perfect complement for cocktails and desserts.
LUXURIOUSLY RICH FLAVOR: Peninsula Premium Cocktail Cherries’ real fruit flavor has all the nuance of seasonal cherries, Natural color and flavors. Pure indulgence, these deep, dark burgundy-red colored cherries are enrobed in a silky smooth and rich syrup that delivers a nutty, fruit-forward sweet-tart luxe taste with faint earthy undertones that is nothing short of extraordinary.
AMERICAN GROWN & MADE: Peninsula Premium is 100% American grown and made! Peninsula Premium Cocktail Cherries’ namesake and primary source of our exceptional “Napoleon,” “Emperor Francis” and “Gold” cherries is the northwest coast of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula region, where rolling hills, sandy soil and a temperate climate moderated by Lake Michigan are hailed as ideal conditions for cherry cultivation.
NATURAL COLOR, NATURAL FLAVOR: No artificial coloring. No artificial flavoring. Peninsula Premium Cocktail Cherries are Gluten Free, Preservative Free and are certified Kosher.
SUCH VERSATILITY! Moving beyond Maraschino and Amarena, Expert Mixologists agree Peninsula Premium Cocktail Cherries' intensity and clarity are an essential component in Old Fashioneds, Manhattans and Whiskey Sours and provide a unique flair to Citrus Sours, Mocktails or Tiki punches. Peninsula Premium Cocktail Cherries are the perfect complement drizzled over Ice Cream or Gelato, or your favorite cakes or desserts. 10.5 oz size has about 30 cherries per jar, and the 20 oz size has about 60.