Where to shop

Food and Travel (UK) - - Gourmet Traveller -

Cross­road An­tiques An Aladdin’s cave of maps and prints, en­grav­ings, re­stored fur­ni­ture and bric-a-brac. Owner Lef­teris Zor­zos aims to pre­serve the his­tory and cul­ture of Pyr­gos by col­lect­ing arte­facts from the past. Pyr­gos, 00 30 22 8603 3155, cross­road-san­torini.com

Fous­teris Bak­ery Baker Popi Fous­teris, daugh­ter of in­domitable tomato-grower Christo­foros, and con­sid­ered by many chefs to be the best baker on the is­land, stocks pax­i­mathi, koulouria (bread rings), sesame bread rolls, crusty nat­u­rally fer­mented breads, meli­tini (mas­tic-flavoured cheese pas­tries), pasteli (sesame-honey sweets). Pyr­gos Kal­lis­tis, 00 30 22 8603 1062

Iama Wine Store Find the ma­jor­ity of the wines you have read about in this fea­ture at this ex­cel­lent shop in the north of the is­land. It spe­cialises in lo­cal grape styles with a knowl­edge­able staff who or­gan­ise tast­ings on a reg­u­lar ba­sis. Oia, 00 30 22 8607 1786, ia­ma­trade.com

Maria ‘Baba Vida’ Small shop, full of un­usual jew­ellery, an­tique beads, ce­ram­ics, small art pieces, and cot­ton and silk em­broi­deries on the road to Cas­tro (‘the castle’). Oia, 00 30 22 8607 1472

Yian­nis Nomikos Es­tate High-qual­ity prod­ucts cul­ti­vated on, or gath­ered from, San­torini’s vol­canic soil in­clud­ing fava, sun-dried toma­toes, wild capers, figs, ex­tra-vir­gin olive oil and pis­ta­chios. You can also walk among the trees and crops, and learn how they are har­vested and pre­pared. Vothonas, 00 30 22 8603 1016, madein­san­torini.gr

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