Creating a Wine Cellar to suit Brisbane conditions

For those who appreciate a glass of wine like we all do, having the right storage makes perfect sense but in Brisbane that can be tricky considering our sub-tropical weather. A wine cellar will provide you with a place to organize your favourite bottles for easy access and be organized so you’re not grabbing that […]

Your Engagement Party at Baedeker

  When choosing to host your engagement party at Baedeker, we offer more than just a venue. We offer a unique experience that you won’t find anywhere else in Brisbane. This hidden gem in Fortitude Valley has history in its walls and stories to tell. Our historical venue was originally built as a flour mill […]

All About Whiskey

Everything you need to know about whisky but were too afraid to ask… If you know us already, you’ll know that when we’re not talking about wine, we’re talking about whisky!  We have a fair few connoisseurs come through the doors who know exactly what they want, and come to us because they know we’ll […]

Exploring Australia’s Wine Regions Part 1 – South Australia

Whilst we’ve got an appreciation for wines from all over the world, it must be said that we’re also proudly Australian and we have a tendency to shout from the rooftops about the amazing wines that our produced on this great land. In honour of our Aussie pastures, we’ll be taking you on a trip […]

Brisbane’s Most Private Dining Room

If you’ve been following our journey, you may have seen the odd photo or sneak peek of what we’re confident is the most private dining room in Brisbane, the Cellar.  We adore this space and we think you will too, so we thought today we’d take you on a visual journey of the room. The […]

Q&A with Chris Coulter of Coulter Wines

If you’ve been keeping up to date with our latest wine recommendations, you may have noticed a particular brand cropping up recently, Coulter Wines.  The brainchild of Chris Coulter, this Adelaide Hills-based vintner has been causing a stir on the modern Australian wine scene with their small batch, minimal intervention wines.  So good, in fact, […]

6 Modern Australian Wines You Must Try

There’s a vast landscape of tipples out there and choosing a bottle you’re confident will satisfy your tastebuds, match your dinner menu or deliver you maximum bang for your buck can be a complicated undertaking. At Baedeker, we’re all about making wine appreciation easy, which is why we’ve compiled our current absolute favourite modern Australian […]

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 get […]

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 […]