Oil press screw from the front and the tank Museum
Author 'Boucher Marc dit de Meilh' (Id 213025 ) : Gallo-Roman museum of Saint-Romain-en-Gal (38200) - screwpress seen from the front and his tank. This press is described by Vitruvius or roman architect Vitruvio born in 90 bc And died in 20 bc One will notice the tank of the wine press in which the grapes were trodden under the feet before being brought to the press. The juice of the grape, the wine, and was then placed in large containers in terracotta slightly buried in the ground up to fermentation. Ph : Marc de Meilhan.