At STELVIN®, we are not just the global leader in aluminium closures for wine. We constantly adapt our expertise to meet your needs and to offer your wines the best closures.

Since 1964

The STELVIN® adventure began in France in the 1960s, in the city of Chalon-sur-Saône in the heart of Burgundy. After several years of technical experiments and tests with professionals in the wine industry, the very first STELVIN® aluminium closure was developed in its final form in 1964 and the brand was officially registered in 1976.

At the time, the STELVIN® closure was deemed to be the ideal closure for Chasselas, a Swiss white wine that was particularly subject to cork taint. This brilliant invention was later recognized as the best solution to the shortage of corks in Australia in the 1990s.

Part of the Amcor group today, the STELVIN® brand continues to maintain its spirit of innovation, quality, reliability and service to provide customers with the very best closures.

Research & Development

Years of research led to the development of the STELVIN® closure in 1964

Le Bouchage Mécanique plant in the 1960s

STELVIN® closures were developed and produced by the French company Le Bouchage Mécanique in Chalon-surSaône, Burgundy, France

Inside Le Bouchage Mécanique laboratories

Research is conducted to constantly improve the performance of STELVIN® closures

Evidence of excellence

On April 21, 1969, a comparative tasting conducted by wine experts confirms STELVIN® aluminium closures to be equally preferred to the best cork closures to preserve wine.

Early adopter of the STELVIN® closure

Mouton Cadet closed with traditional cork and a STELVIN® closure

Early adopter of the STELVIN® closure

Domaine de Cantelaude 1964 vintage - capped with a STELVIN® closure

Capping technique explained in the 1960s

Back in the 1960s, STELVIN® closures were named STELCAP VIN

STELVIN® closures

STELVIN® closures in 1966, Chalon-sur-Saône, Burgundy, France


Back in the 1960s, STELVIN® closures were named STELCAP VIN

STELVIN® closures – yesterday & today

STELVIN® helps your wine age gracefully

Benefits of STELVIN® aluminium closures

  • Preserve the wine’s aromas and freshness
  • Regular aging from one bottle to another
  • No cork taint
  • Offer many decoration options
  • Easy to open, close, reopen, store and transport
  • Easy to recycle

The STELVIN® logo present on each closure guarantees the STELVIN® quality.