1Rinse and pick over the cranberries. Remove any stems.
2Add the gingerale, cherry wine, juices from the canned cherries and canned mandarin oranges, the squeeze of lemon. and sugar. Stir until well distributed. Add the cranberries and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil and let slow boil for about 15 to 20 minutes, stirring. When you hear the cranberries begin to pop use your potato masher or the back of your spoon to mash some of them. Add the cherries and the mandarin oranges and simmer for 5 mintues. Remove from heat and place in containers you like. Cool and then refrigerate. Serve chilled.