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Carole Raddato
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published on 14 January 2021
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A reconstructed Roman wine press dated to the 4th century CE is located on the edge of the famous slopes of the Piesporter Goldtröpfchen vineyard in Piesport, Germany. The structure, measuring 44 metres (144 ft) in length and 20 metres (65 ft) in width, was discovered in 1985 CE and authentically reconstructed. In 1991 CE, a second wine press was found next to it, this one measuring 15 metres (49 ft) in length and five metres (16 ft) in width and containing four basins built in the 2nd century CE.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, January 14). Piesport Roman Wine Press. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13278/piesport-roman-wine-press/

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Raddato, Carole. "Piesport Roman Wine Press." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 14, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13278/piesport-roman-wine-press/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Piesport Roman Wine Press." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Jan 2021. Web. 20 Jul 2024.

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