A Q&A with Baedeker Sommelier, Mark Guarrera
Meet Mark Guarrera, gatekeeper of the best wine in Brisbane, purveyor of carefully crafted drinks and quality controller of all things Baedeker – from the menu to the exceptional service you find in the bar every time. Mark’s passion, knowledge and industry know-how is one of a kind, so we set out to find out
Baedeker Wine. Wine not?
Bringing to life a hidden wine mecca is thirsty work! We were nearing the completion of our eclectic space; having just curated the last few antiquities that were to call our rotating bookcase home, and stocked the last nooks of our stone-floored, brick-walled wine cellar with the best national and international wines we could
Brisbane’s finest wine collection
Now our doors are reopen, we thought we’d share some little known facts about our humble, cosy wine bar. It’s no secret the wine bar revolution has hit its peak in Australia, so what makes us stand out from the crowd? Well, aside from our beautiful venue (recently voted number one), it’s got to be
How long should you keep a red wine in a cellar?
You might have noticed us talking a lot recently about our unique, rustic event space, the Cellar – a prohibition inspired wine cellar hideaway, concealed behind a rotating bookcase. The space is filled with antiquities and a beautiful 5m single length, Australian wood table making it the perfect place for food and wine pairings in
Behind the name
Baedeker – pronounced bey-di-ker – is from the German travel guide writer and publisher Karl Baedeker. After having found the site for the venue, the next on our list of to do’s was a name. Given that the bar pays homage to the golden years of travel it seemed fitting that when the name Baedeker
Whisky or Whiskey?
Here at Baedeker we love whisky! A classic spirit distilled from malted grain, especially barley or rye, and loved throughout the ages, whisky is the go-to for many of our visitors. Impress your friends on your next visit with our quick facts about whisky. Spelling – whiskey with an ‘E’ is Irish, some say the
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