Roman wine press in Piesport

On the north side of the Moselle, directly west of the village; starting in 1985, excavations and preservation of a Roman pressing station seldom found in Germany, with originally more than 10 rooms and seven basins of different sizes up to 3,170 US gallons/12,000 liters and a total capacity of 11,490 US gallons/43.500 l.

This complex with its own press must have belonged to imperial domains of the fourth century.

Opening hours:
Freely accessible, partly fenced in.

Contact:
Ortsgemeinde Piesport, tel. +49 6507 2028, www.piesport.de