Austrian term for mostly smaller, often centuries-old cellar facilities, which are often laid out side by side outside the winegrowing communities. The Presshaus is just below the earth level. The so-called cellar neck connects the front rooms with the Keller tube, the actual storage cellar. In this there is an ideal, because constant cellar temperature. Especially in Lower Austria and in Burgenland there are many of these romantic cellar complexes with a lot of local color. It is also common in many wine-growing regions, in these cellar alleys in the autumn after the vintage To celebrate basement festivals. See also under Customs in viticulture,
A typical one wine cellar as can be found in many cellar alleys. In earlier centuries, the cellar ceilings were mostly vaulted, and reinforced concrete structures have been in use since the early 20th century. 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