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Steam whistle

Structural device in a wine cellar; see under steam tube.

Common name in Austria (also steam pipe) for the ventilation shaft that leads upwards from the wine cellar into the open air for the purpose of ventilation; the end is called the roof pipe (see in the picture). The steam pipe was also used to extract the fermentation gas (carbon dioxide) produced during fermentation. The...

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