BUR­GUNDY

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GET­TING THERE

Qan­tas flies from Syd­ney, Mel­bourne, and Bris­bane via Dubai to Paris. See qan­tas.com.au. It is a two-hour train ride from Paris to Beaune. See railplus.com.au.

STAY­ING THERE

Ho­tel le Cep is a charm­ing his­toric half-tim­bered prop­erty in the heart of Beaune. Next door is Miche­lin-starred Au Loiseau des Vignes res­tau­rant, which serves dozens of the finest bur­gundies by the glass. See ho­tel-cep-beaune.com

EAT­ING THERE

Ma Cui­sine is a clas­sic French bistro with an ex­cep­tional wine list. Pas­sage Sainte-He­lene, Beaune. +33(0) 3-80-22-3022. Aupres du Clocher of­fers a su­perb lunch at great value in Pom­mard. See aupres­duclocher.com Le Mon­tra­chet is a clas­sic Miche­lin-starred res­tau­rant and ho­tel in Puligny Mon­tra­chet.

TIPS

There are su­perb lesser-well­known wines avail­able from sim­i­lar ter­roirs to the great names. Look out for bar­rels with bot­tles be­side the road in vil­lages, which means you are wel­come for tast­ings. The au­thor was a guest at Ho­tel le Cep and Au Loiseau des Vignes.

MORE

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