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Amper

In Austrian Weinviertel Common name for a bucket-type One-sided handle. It is derived from the old high German "ambar" (Latin "ampora", a secondary form of amphora ). It was the freshly squeezed one grape to the barrel in the wine cellar transported. The amper was previously from the Press by means of Sechterl filled. See also under wine vessels and Customs in viticulture,

Amper and press houses in Prellenkirchen (Lower Austria)

Amper: from Weinviertel Tourismus - Horst Krönigsberger
Press houses: by Egon Mark

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