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Presshaus

Designation for a the actual wine cellar upstream building, which used to be mostly made of unfired clay. Here were depending on the size of the pressing devices, earlier mainly tree presses ( Torggel ) with those at the vintage the Press the grapes took place. From here you reached the mostly lower than Keller tube designated actual wine cellar, which was dug in the mostly loess or clay existing slope. The grape was forwarded by the press house in the wine cellar and there the fermentation carried out. The often juxtaposed pressing houses lay or lie mostly outside the wine-growing community and give the typical picture of a Kellergasse, See also below Customs in viticulture,

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

Kellergasse Carnuntum: Egon Mark

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