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Top 10 Northern Michigan Spring Activities

Posted by andrewm on 6th Apr 2017

To us locals, spring in northern Michigan is all about the conflict between the sun and the north wind. This age old battle plays out on the dunes and orchards and woods and water. And then every year, to us warm-blooded human's delight, the sun wins! Spring is especially nice. The crowds are thin and and even the best restaurants have a table available. The sun returns to warm the earth, giving way to leafing trees, vibrant wild flowers, and lively wildlife; ideal conditions for a long hike ...

The Nouveau Est Arrive!

Posted by bob on 13th Oct 2016

As A long-standing tradition throughout France, Beaujolais Nouveau Day is marked by fireworks and festivities to celebrate the season’s first wine. This hilly, French region in southeastern France is touted for its fruity, red Burgundy wine that is unusual in that it not aged like other wines. In fact, Beaujolais must be must drunk within just a few months of being made. Following this tradition of our wine-loving neighbors across the Atlantic, Cherry Republic will be celebrating the re ...

Cherry Republic's New Spritzers

Posted by bob on 11th Aug 2016

Cherries, wine, and bubbles… how can you go wrong? Introducing two new additions to the vast array of cherry deliciousness here at Cherry Republic: Cherry Wine Spritzer and Apricot Cherry Spritzer. We start with our cherry wine, then punch it up with some bubbles–and some apricot for the Apricot Cherry Spritzer–to create these light and refreshing carbonated wine spritzers. We hope you love them, because no one else in the region, let alone in the country, are producing packaged wine spritze ...

Traverse City Wine and Art Festival

Posted by bob on 6th Jun 2014

Traverse City Wine and Art Festival in the beautiful grounds of the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. A celebration of the many things that make northern Michigan great, the Traverse City Wine and Art Festival is a smorgasbord of northern food, wine, and art accompanied by an eclectic mix of live music. Held on the front lawn of The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, the event gets summer started in style. Cherry Republic will be there showcasing our wines alongside many of the finest fr ...

Chocolate Cherry Berries Wine Cake Recipe

Posted by bob on 25th Oct 2013

Chocolate Cherry Berries Wine Cake - Hidemi W. Cherry Republic Fall Recipe Contest - Winner   Ingredients: 1 cup Cherry Republic’s Milk Chocolate Cherry Berries 1/2 cup Butter, at room temperature 6 tablespoons Granulated Sugar 2 Large Eggs, beaten 1 and 1/4 cups Unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon Baking powder 2 teaspoons Cocoa powder 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/3 cup Red Wine (or Cherry Republic Cherry Red wine) Vanilla Frosting (or Cherry Republic Cherry Fud ...