A wine fridge is a nifty kitchen appliance that keeps bottles of wine cool at a controlled temperature and with the right environmental conditions. Essentially, a wine fridge does not age any wine but it preserves its quality to guarantee that it is topnotch in every pour. It makes sure that the wine is chilled at the right temperature and is always ready to be served. Most units can chill wines between 45 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit, which is the ideal serving temperature for most wines. We tried five different wine fridges to find out which is the best wine cooler and here is what we thought about each of them.
Inventor Vino Wine Cooler Class A 66L
We love our wines and we want to make sure that they are always at their best quality. To do so, we tried the Inventor Vino Wine Cooler Class A 66L and stored our bottles of wine there.
Out of its own packaging, the Inventor Vino Wine Cooler Class A 66L appeared to be a sleek wine fridge that easily blended in the overall design of our kitchen. The one we tried came in black and has a glass front door that made the wines we stored inside it visible. The glass door has a layer of UV protection to protect the bottles inside from solar radiation that can destroy the flavor and quality of the wines. To ensure that wine quality is maintained, we usually switched to the interior LED blue light.
The Inventor Vino Wine Cooler Class A 66L has a durable base that can support the overall weight of the unit plus the additional weight of the bottles we placed in it. From its name, it can store 66L, which means that it does not have the size of a full-blown refrigerator so we did not have a tough time finding a space for it in our kitchen. We also thought of installing it in our bedroom but we just decided to stick with the kitchen. It was a good auxiliary fridge that saved space from our main refrigerator and kept our bottles of wine organized in one place.
Upon initial inspection of the Inventor Vino Wine Cooler Class A 66L, we saw that it has four shelves that can store five bottles of wine per shelf. For just the shelves, it can already store up to 20 bottles of wine. This wine cooler also comes with a basket for a few bottles and cans. Therefore, when it comes to storage space, we can say that the Inventor Vino Wine Cooler Class A 66L offers ample room from the get-go. We took advantage of this and kept the wine fridge full almost all the time.
The Inventor Vino Wine Cooler Class A 66L has a thermostat that allowed us to set the temperature between 41 and 64.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Ideally, wine quality is maintained if the temperature is in this range.
This wine cooler features dual-zone cooling. Therefore, the top level of the Inventor Vino Wine Cooler Class A 66L maintained the highest temperature while the bottom level maintained the lowest. It was helpful to know this to maximize its use. This information allowed us to be smart in what bottles to put on the top shelf and going down.
The Inventor Vino Wine Cooler Class A 66L is extremely low noise. Hence, it did not feel invasive or uncomfortable when we installed it at home.
A smart feature of the Inventor Vino Wine Cooler Class A 66L is its humidity tray. We used this when we stored special bottles of wine inside this wine cooler. It was a nifty tray that came with the wine fridge out-of-the-box.
Keeping wines cool and fresh to pour
- Has blue LED light
- Dual-zone cooling
- Has humidity tray
- Small capacity
Kalamera KR-21ASSE wine refrigerator
Still deciding which wine cooler to get? We took a look at the Kalamera KR-21ASSE wine refrigerator and this is what we thought.
For us, the Kalamera KR-21ASSE wine refrigerator looked good from the get-go. It was a sleek and sophisticated addition to our kitchen when we tested it out. It instantly filled the gap in our kitchen while freeing up space on our main refrigerator. We stored mostly bottles of wine, cans of beer, and soft drinks inside this wine cooler and it worked really well. We were able to store 21 bottles of wine without any difficulty. Our beverages were always cold and ready to be served because of this amazing wine cooler.
The Kalamera KR-21ASSE wine refrigerator is a freestanding wine cooler. Its impressive appearance immediately added a dash of elegance to our kitchen. We installed it in one corner of the kitchen and it complemented the vibe of our kitchen instantly. Its body is painted in black and its glass door has a thick silver bezel that appeared like it was showcasing our favorite spirits. It was amazing even by just looking at it and it was even more amazing when we sipped the wine that we kept in it.
The bottles of wine that we placed in the Kalamera KR-21ASSE wine refrigerator were kept chilled. This way, every pour, and sip is just superb. The Kalamera KR-21ASSE wine refrigerator has a temperature range between 7 and 18 degrees Celsius. This helped in maintaining the quality of our most loved bottles of wine.
Some of us are beer drinkers and it is good to know that we can also use the Kalamera KR-21ASSE wine refrigerator to store some of our favorite booze. We can use a shelf to store beer instead of wine and there were no problems with that. Our cans of beer fit well inside this wine cooler.
We would have wanted to install the Kalamera KR-21ASSE wine refrigerator in our bedroom so we would have easy access to our drinks. It would have been easy to do that since it is not that huge, unlike a full-blown refrigerator. It was easy to make up some space for it. However, we wanted to keep our bedroom alcohol-free (most of the time) so we just installed it in the kitchen. Anyway, it was more practical to put it there so the beverages are easier to get during dinner or when we host a small gathering with family and friends.
The Kalamera KR-21ASSE wine refrigerator is a low-noise wine cooler. Since it did not run with a compressor, it was virtually silent all the time. It is also a low-vibration wine cooler, which helped to keep the noise to a minimum, which is actually negligible at all. Moreover, since it has a low vibration feature, storing bottles of wine inside it for long periods will not shake the sediment, which can degrade the overall quality of the wine.
The Kalamera KR-21ASSE wine refrigerator features a soft blue LED light, which added a touch class to the wine cooler. It also helped in making sure that the quality of the wines we stored is maintained.
Freestanding wine cooler for wines, beers, and other spirits
- Has blue LED light
Kalamera KR-12A2E Silent
From its name itself, we knew what to expect with the Kalamera KR-12A2E Silent wine fridge. We expected it to be a virtually noise-free wine fridge, and after testing it, we can say that it lived up to its name. The Kalamera KR-12A2E Silent is extremely low noise. When we installed it in our kitchen, we did not even notice that it was there because it was really silent, unlike a regular refrigerator. It was able to do this because unlike a refrigerator that runs using a compressor, this wine fridge ran using a thermoelectric technology that kept the bottles of wine inside it chilled without producing any annoying sound.
We were also impressed that the Kalamera KR-12A2E Silent has a low vibration feature. Due to this, the bottles of wine we stored in it never felt even a slight shaking. Therefore, the sediment inside the bottles was not disturbed, and the quality and taste of the wines were kept pristine. For wine connoisseurs, we all know that even the slightest vibration that disturbs the sediment can drastically affect the quality and taste of the wine. We were at ease that the Kalamera KR-12A2E Silent made sure that this will never happen.
The Kalamera KR-12A2E Silent is a compact wine fridge. We can say that it is an ideal personal wine cooler. It is smaller compared to other freestanding wine coolers out there because it can only store 12 bottles of wine. Other wine coolers can store more 20 bottles or more. For a bigger party, you may want to get a bigger wine fridge. However, its size can also be its advantage. Since it is compact, it is easy to install even in the living room or the bedroom and it does not demand a lot of space.
It is an advantage that the Kalamera KR-12A2E Silent has a glass door. This way, we were able to check what wines or other drinks were inside without opening the wine fridge. This allowed us to save on electricity and ensure that the quality of the wines was maintained because we did not open and close the door often. Opening and closing the door of the wine fridge can affect the quality of the wines because of the sudden change in temperature.
On top of the door, the Kalamera KR-12A2E Silent has an LCD screen that tells the temperature inside the wine fridge. We were able to adjust the temperature quickly whenever needed. The temperature range of this wine cooler is between 10 and 18 degrees Celsius. With just a push of a button, we made adjustments in temperature accordingly.
Overall, we can say that the Kalamera KR-12A2E Silent is stylish, reliable, and quiet. All our drinks were kept crisp and fresh because we stored them in this wine fridge. Having it at home gave us easy access to our wines and it also helped a lot in freeing up space in our main refrigerator.
Elegant, trustworthy, and quiet personal wine cooler
- Has blue LED light
- Small capacity
The Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler
When we first saw the Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler, we immediately thought that it is one of the biggest wine fridges we have seen. For party people who are asking themselves which wine fridge suits them best, the Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler might be your best bet.
This freestanding wine cooler can house up to 34 bottles of wine and can keep them chilled simultaneously. The Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler has six shelves and a beverage basket at the bottom to keep all your wines and spirits. We were able to maximize our use of this wine fridge when we had a party at home. Other than that, it was more than enough for all the bottles of wine that we have.
The Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler looked elegant and even if it was big, it was a perfect fit in the corner space of our kitchen. The Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler was a great complementary fridge to pair with our main refrigerator. We installed it right beside the main refrigerator and having it around, it freed up a lot of storage space from our first fridge. Now, all beverages go in the Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler so we can store more items in our main fridge.
The Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler was designed not only to keep beverages cold but to keep their quality intact. This is extremely important especially when it comes to wines. Storing bottles of wine can be tricky because if the sediment inside the bottles gets disturbed or if the wines are not kept at a constant temperature, their quality can degrade drastically. It gave us peace of mind after knowing that the Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler can keep the temperature constant. Still, we can make necessary adjustments because it offers a range of temperature between 5 and 18 degrees Celsius.
We found the glass door of the Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler extremely helpful in maintaining the temperature inside the wine fridge consistent. Since we can see through the glass door, we did not have to open the wine fridge to see what we have in store. By minimizing the instances of having to open and close the door of the wine fridge, the temperature inside was kept consistent and the quality of the wines was preserved.
Inside the Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler is a built-in light that makes it easier for all users to see what is inside it. The light also creates a classy ambiance, especially at night. Even when we had to check the wines inside the Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler when it is already dark, it was easy to do that because of the built-in light.
The Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler is virtually low noise. When we had it installed, it was barely noticeable even when the room is absolutely silent. Since it does not have a compressor that can create all the noise, the Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler did its job quietly.
Do we recommend the Russell Hobbs 34 bottle wine cooler? For large parties or for people who have a large collection of wines, we deem that this will be a very usually wine fridge in their homes.
Premium wine cooler for parties
- Huge capacity
- Has built-in light
The Russell Hobbs RHBI7WC1 wine cooler
The Russell Hobbs RHBI7WC1 wine cooler is a great space saver. When we first saw it, we did not think that it was a wine fridge at first. We thought that it was some sort of a tall speaker. Our minds were blown when we were told that is a 22L wine cooler that can store up to 7 bottles of wine or other beverages.
The Russell Hobbs RHBI7WC1 wine cooler is tall and slender so we had no problems fitting it even in a cramped space. After using it for quite a while, we found it to be a great personal wine cooler. We stored bottles of wine, sometimes beer, sometimes sodas, and sometimes other alcoholic beverages, and it did its job well. Any beverage we put in it was chilled and kept tasting amazing.
A unique feature on the Russell Hobbs RHBI7WC1 wine cooler is that it has a reversible door. This gave us utmost flexibility such that wherever we decide to put it next, we knew that all our beverages are accessible. Grabbing a bottle of wine is quick and easy with this beautiful wine fridge. Its reversible door also made sure that we can install the Russell Hobbs RHBI7WC1 wine cooler in any available space or nook in our kitchen, bedroom, or living room.
Inside the Russell Hobbs RHBI7WC1 wine cooler, it has six chrome shelves that made sure the wine bottles placed inside are steady and safe. The chrome finish on the shelves added a classy touch. Even when the wine fridge is moved, the bottles are kept in place and will not shake. Hence, the quality of the wines is maintained since the sediment inside the bottles is not disturbed. We do not want a weird tasting wine just because the bottle was not kept still when it was inside the wine fridge.
The Russell Hobbs RHBI7WC1 wine cooler features an LCD display that shows the temperature in an instant. It is rated to be energy efficient with a B grade rating. Hence, it does not consume a lot of energy so it allowed us to save on cost compared to having bigger wine coolers.
Extremely low noise, the Russell Hobbs RHBI7WC1 wine cooler keeps bottles of wine chilled without any annoying compressor sound. It makes use of a special technology that allows it to do its job in the quietest manner possible.
The Russell Hobbs RHBI7WC1 wine cooler is the perfect wine fridge for homes with limited space or for users who are true minimalists. Its futuristic appearance makes it also an appealing choice for modern homes.
Tall and slender wine cooler for minimalist homes
- LCD display
- Small capacity