Author 'Boucher Marc dit de Meilh' (Id 212996 ) : In this rural landscape, you will notice before you plan a press, gallo-roman, it is the sum whole of the site of Saint-Romain-en-Gal in Vienna 38. There are two known types of presses. It is one of the first press described by Caton (Wealthy landowner, an influential politician and author of a treaty in agriculture 'de Agricultura' in 234-149 bc This juicer works with a big beam manipulated by cables under the pull of a winch. Once the grapes are trodden, it is placed in wooden crates and then cover everything with heavy pieces of wood under pressure. The grape must was then put in tanks in terracotta (dolia) semi-buried up to fermentation... Ph : Marc de Meilhan.