Wine in Chişinău

Carpe Diem

This small, private wine shop and bar is one of the best places in town to purchase and taste Moldovan wine. Specialises in smaller wineries, and the late closing time will please wine-loving night owls. The owners …
Gifts & Souvenirs in Chişinău

Kishinǒsky Arbat

Chişinău's own 'Arbat' is a row of souvenir vendors next to the Organ Hall. You'll find the usual Soviet trinkets, traditional textiles, bags, Putin T-shirts, etc.
Wine in Chişinău

Mileştii Mici

The outlet store for the Mileştii Mici wine cellars. Table wine is sold from a tap; a 1L refill is 13 lei.
Art in Chişinău

Galeria L

Galeria L holds temporary art exhibitions, and sells small works of art and souvenirs crafted by local artists.
Wine in Chişinău

Cricova Shop

The venerable winery sells good bottles of wine for as little as 50 lei, plus Bessarabia sparkling wine.
Books in Chişinău


Carries a good range of Chişinău, Moldova and Ukraine maps, plus excellent picture books of Moldova.
Flowers in Chişinău

Flower Market

Delightful open-air flower market that runs along the northwestern edge of Parcul Catedralei.