- a machine in which the juice from grapes is pressed for wine.
Sometimes wine press·er.
Origin of wine press
First recorded in 1520–30
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Examples from the Web for wine press
He hath trodden the wine-press alone, of the people there was none with him.Gathering Jewels
James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
A wine-press had been erected, and grapes were gathered and brought to it.Nero
But our High Priest sufficeth, and hath trodden the wine-press alone.Robin Tremayne
Emily Sarah Holt
Thy mouth is redder than the feet of those who tread the wine in the wine-press.Salom
August, with his feet in the wine-press, gathers the grapes.Sketches from the Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice
Edward A. Freeman