Stelvin sealed wines introduced into the Australian market

Date or time period: 1970s

The company ACI-manufactured 'Stelvin' closures in the early 1970s and, with the AWRI and a number of wine companies, wines sealed with Stelvin were tested compared to cork.   Between 1976 and the early 1980s approximately 20 million wine bottles were sealed with the Stelvin closure