- 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 winepress
Must I plough always a solitary furrow, and tread the winepress alone?More Trivia
Logan Pearsall Smith
She trod that winepress alone; and of the peoples there were none to help her.Lord Kitchener
G. K. Chesterton
He trod the winepress alone, and of the people there was none with him.The Bible and Life
Edwin Holt Hughes
Unhappily there is a break in my winepress, and all the labourers are in the vineyard.The Queen Pedauque
In Canada no wine was made, so the seigneur's winepress did not exist.A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs
George M. Wrong
- any equipment used for squeezing the juice from grapes in order to make wine