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Wine coolers buying guide

If you're serious about wine or love to entertain, a wine cooler is the answer to store collections of various sizes.

There are cabinets for red wine, white wine, champagne or a combination of types. Choose an appliance that suits your wine tastes and storage needs - too warm and the wine will age faster; too cool and deposits can build up. Keeping your wine in the right conditions ensures that it matures properly, so you can always enjoy a perfect glass of your favourite Chardonnay, Cabernet or bubbly.

Think about how many bottles you need to store and the space you have available. Remember that larger champagne or Burgundy bottles will take up more room and that running a wine cooler can be more expensive than running a conventional refrigerator.

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Type

We offer both freestanding and built-in wine coolers, so you can accommodate your fridge where it's practical or to complete the look and accessibility of your kitchen.

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Capacity

Depending on whether you're a keen collector or regularly serve wine, you'll want to pick a fridge that offers ideal storage conditions or maintains the right temperature for instant enjoyment.

Capacity range Flexible storage View wine coolers that store less than 25 bottles
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Temperature range

As with capacity, it's important to pick a wine cooler with the right conditions for perfect wine storage or perfect wine serving.

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UV-resistant glass

Show off your Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir or Veuve Clicquot with a glass fridge door – but remember it's important to protect your wine as well as display it.

Wine coolers with UV-resistant glass doors guard against the effects of sunlight on your wine. Choose a model with a solid door for better insulation if glass isn't to your liking.

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Humidity

It's important to store your wine in correct humidity conditions as well as at the right temperature. Dry storage dries out corks, while excessive moisture allows mould to grow, so we offer wine coolers with features that help prevent your wine from being spoiled.

Humidity controls Ideal storage conditions

Ensure your wine fridge is placed in an area with consistent temperatures to maintain effective operation. Consider a lockable model if you want to safeguard your most prized bottles.

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Anti-vibration

It's essential to keep wine still while it ages – vibrations loosen sediment in the bottles, affecting the tannins that define the wine's flavour, colour and body.

Excessive vibration or movement can ruin your wine, so consider buying a wine cooler with special anti-vibration systems incorporated in the compressor or within the structure of the fridge to protect your wine.

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