Mushrooms in a pan with ingredients behind them.

Recipe: Whiskey and Wine Marinated Baked Mushrooms

September 6, 2023

Mushrooms have a remarkable ability to absorb and embrace the flavors they encounter. When you introduce red wine, whiskey, and balsamic vinegar to the mix, these fungi truly come alive. This mushroom recipe is destined to become a recurring favorite for your weekday dinners, soirées, outdoor gatherings, and communal feasts.

To embark on this whiskey and wine-infused baked mushroom adventure, make sure to have the following items on your shopping list: fresh mushrooms, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, red wine, whiskey, garlic, dried thyme, and dried rosemary. Feel free to select your preferred mushroom variety or mix and match for a delightful culinary experience.

Mushrooms in a pan with ingredients behind them.

Allow the mushrooms to steep in the flavorful marinade for approximately 30 minutes, absorbing all the delightful tastes, before proceeding to bake them for around 20 minutes. This simple marinated mushroom recipe is versatile, suitable for both oven and grill cooking. Adjust the marinade quantities proportionally if you wish to prepare more or fewer mushrooms. These richly flavored mushrooms make for an excellent side dish to complement any protein of your choice.

Prepared mushrooms going into an oven


A plate of yummy baked mushrooms and a glass of whiskey behind it


Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 – 3 packages (8 ounces each) fresh mushrooms, cleaned


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup Bar Boss Bourbon
  • minced garlic, to taste
  • fresh or dried thyme, to taste
  • fresh or dried rosemary, to taste


  1. Combine the marinade ingredients in a baking pan.
  2. Add the mushrooms and allow to marinate about 30 minutes.
  3. Drain off any excess marinade.
  4. Cook in a preheated 400ºF oven for about 20 minutes. Alternately, you could skewer the mushrooms and cook on an indoor or outdoor grill.
  5. Serve alongside with your favorite protein and a glass of Bar Boss Bourbon on the rocks.


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