Austrian name for mostly smaller, often centuries-old cellars, which are often created side by side outside of the wine-growing communities. The Presshaus is just below the earth level. The so-called Kellerhals connects the front rooms with the Keller tube, the actual storage cellar. In this is given an ideal, because constant cellar temperature. Especially in Lower Austria and in Burgenland There are many of these romantic cellars with lots of local color. It is also common in many winegrowing places in these cellar lanes in the fall after the vintage To celebrate cellar festivals. See also below Customs in viticulture,
A typical one wine cellar as it can be found in many cellar lanes. In earlier centuries, the ceilings of the wine cellars were mostly executed as vaults, since the early 20th century constructions of reinforced concrete are in use. Many of the old cellars are no longer used because they often no longer meet today's requirements or are too far away from the other production facilities of a winery.
Kellergasse Carnuntum: Egon Mark