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pounding

stamp (GB)
fouler (F)
triscar (ES)
calcare (I)
pisar (PO)

Preparation of the mash for the maceration by kicking the grapes with bare feet to the berries for better extraction to break up the dyes and tannins. This is partly still in Portugal today in the production of port wine in the shallow Lagares (Stone troughs), as well as in France, Spain (Rioja) and Italy usual. Already in the antiquity This was also an alternative to Press, which is represented in the tomb of the priest Chaemwese (1281-1225 BC) in the ancient Egyptian Thebes. See also below winemaking,

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