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Presshaus

Term for the actual one wine cellar upstream building that used to be built mostly from unfired clay. Depending on the size, the press devices were located here, previously mainly tree presses ( Torggel ) with those at the vintage the Press the grapes took place. From here one came to the mostly lower lying than Keller tube designated actual wine cellar, which was dug in the slope mostly made of loess or clay. The grape was forwarded from the press house to the wine cellar and there the fermentation carried out. The often adjacent press houses were or are mostly outside the winegrowing community and give the typical picture of a Kellergasse, See also under Customs in viticulture,

Press houses in the cellar lane of Prellenkirchen (Carnuntum, Lower Austria)

Kellergasse Carnuntum: Egon Mark

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