basket press

noun

Definition of basket press

:a winepress made of wooden slats between which the juice expressed from the grapes in the press is allowed to flow
  • The grapes are stored in open wooden vats, trampled twice daily for a month, then moved with buckets to a traditional basket press.
  • —Robyn DixonLos Angeles Times23 Feb. 2009

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First Known Use of basket press

circa 1955


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