A cooler or refrigerator dedicated to your wine collection isn’t a luxury for aficionados – it’s an important investment. Here are the models we recommend to protect your reds, whites and roses.
No matter what type of wine you enjoy, protect your collection with a proper wine refrigerator or cooler. These days, even the most basic cooler offers great temperature and humidity controls. And the designs of the refrigerators are so classic and sleek that they’ll blend in perfectly in your home. Here are just a few wine coolers we recommend looking at.
Antarctic Star 26 Bottle Wine Cooler/Cabinet Beverage Refrigerator
This refrigerator can accommodate up to 26 standard red or white wine bottles at a temperature between 40 and 61 degrees. Its design is elegant enough to display in a living room, den or lounge. A soft blue LED light provides a comforting glow without damaging the wine. It also is super quiet while operating.
Ivation 12 Bottle Compressor Wine Cooler Refrigerator
Quality over quantity seems to be the mantra with this Ivation wine cooler. It holds just 12 standard bottles but that also results in a narrow width, making this model easy to find a home for. It features UV-resistant, double-paned thermopane glass designed to protect the wine’s tannins and overall flavor. The shelves can be adjusted and rearranged to accommodate unusual sized bottles.
Colzer Classic 15 Inch Wine Cooler Refrigerator
This model from Colzer is designed to control both the temperature and humidity around the wine bottles. It can hold up to 30 bottles on its beech wood shelves but still is built in a compact width for easy placement. An upgraded compressor also helps limit vibration, another factor that can damage your collection.
Nutrichef PKCWC120 Refrigerator-White & Red Chiller Countertop Cooler
A wine refrigerator that’s narrow enough to place on the kitchen countertop? We’re sold. It has a 12-bottle capacity, integrated LED lights, built-in circulation fan and a ventilation grill. You just have to plug it in and fill it up.
Kalamera 24” Wine Cooler Refrigerator
A dual zone compressor is the trick here – providing optimal cooling for each area of the refrigerator. This model from Kalamera has room for 46 bottles, each sitting on natural beech wood shelving. It’s a sharp looker as well, with black construction, gray glass, stainless steel door and handle and soft LED lighting inside. It’s also narrow in width so it’s easy to find the right spot for it at home.