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Angove's wine cask
Title : Angove's wine cask Angove's wine cask
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Creator : Wytt Morro & Son
Source : BRG 233/3 Angoves Volume 23
Date of creation : ca.1965
Format : Object
Dimensions : 230 x 435 cm
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Description :

Bulk wine sold in flagons was subject to spoiling once opened, so several Australian wine companies began developing a wine dispenser cask.

In 1965, Tom Angove patented the 'improved container and pack for liquids' and Angove's became the first company to market the wine cask, sometimes known as the 'bag-in-a-box'.

Angoves 'handy gallon pack' wine cask features graphics designed by well-known South Australian designer Wytt Morro.

Related names :

Angove's Pty Ltd

Period : 1946-1979
Further reading :

Bishop, Geoffrey C Mining, medicine and winemaking : a history of the Angove family 1886-1986 [Renmark, S. Aust.] : Angove's Pty Ltd, 1986

Encel, Vivien Australian genius: 50 great ideas Crows Nest, N.S.W.: Atrand Pty Ltd, c1988

Richardson, Matthew Imagination: 100 years of bright ideas in Australia Woden, A.C.T.: IP Australia : IP/Hardie Grant Books, 2004

Internet links :

Powerhouse Museum, Sydneysee: Online resources: Australia Innovates: A century of innovation: Agriculture and food

Wine literature of the world (State Library of SA) see: Design on wine



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