1For Simple Syrup:
In a small saucepan, combine sugar, water and lime zest over medium heat and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 5 minutes stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and let the syrup cool. About 15 minutes. Strain through fine wire strainer before mixing into drink.
Place cherries, crushed ice, mint, lime juice and simple syrup into blender and blend till smooth. Add Citrus flavored drink and combine with spoon (do not turn on blender for this part). Pour mixture into chilled glasses and top with ice, lime wedges and cherries.