Yunnan Puer tea - hand pressed in Shaxi Old Town
A seasoned local tea factory buyer makes good
Ah Ping is a young man from the town of Bao Shan, a tea making district in Eastern Yunnan. Working 11 years in a tea factory there, Ah Ping learned much about the art of Yunnan Puer tea making. He has set up a shop in Shaxi Old Town where he demonstrates the ancient art of hand pressing Yunnan Puer tea. His shop is intimate and he has a tasting room upstairs. Visitors can choose from various sizes and varieties of Yunnan Puer tea cakes, some shaped like mushrooms and bells.
Yunnan Puer tea makes a great gift for tea lovers, and there's no better place to buy freshly pressed cakes than Ah Ping's shop.
His shop is located just to the left of Shaxi Xing Jiao temple in Sideng Square.