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            Wine Cooler Buying Guide

            Detailing the sizes and types of drink chillers available, this wine cooler buying guide is designed to help wine-lovers and those who like to entertain make an informed purchase for their home. It also covers features to look out for, plus planning considerations to ensure a neat fit into any layout. Great for freeing up space in the main fridge, these models are also a must-have for a more luxurious entertaining experience.

            What sizes are available?

            • Full size

              Enjoy space to store plenty of party supplies thanks to a 60cm-wide design, which matches the size of other devices in the cooking area for a balanced look.
            • Slimline

              Choose a narrow, 15cm-wide drinks cooler when furnishing a small or awkward layout to introduce a luxury feature where space is limited.

            What are the different fitting types available?

            • Integrated

              Create a streamlined look by opting for a built-in model that sits flush with the surrounding cupboards, reducing visual clutter for a tranquil living space.
            • Under counter

              Invest in a built-under drinks chiller which slots beneath the counter for easy access to refreshing beverages while saving space in a smaller layout.

            What features should I look out for when buying a wine cooler?

            • Adjustable shelves

              Look for a design with adjustable shelves to accommodate larger or more cumbersome bottles.
            • Reversible  doors

              Adapt a unit to suit a specific layout with reversible doors, which can be fitted with either a left or right-hand opening.
            • LED lights

              Find favourite bottles and preserve vintages with LED lights, which illuminate the contents of a cooler.
            • Frost free

              Select a frost-free model to prevent icy build ups and enjoy impeccably chilled wine every time.
            • Open door indicator

              Reduce energy waste with a style that has an open-door indicator, which sounds when the unit is not closed properly.
            • Temperature control

              Set the correct serving temperature to suit different beverages, thanks to precise controls.

            Planning considerations

            • Capacity

              Consider the households size how often a home is used for entertaining when choosing a beverage chiller.
            • Location

              Keep a cooler and its contents damage-free by placing it in an area that is away from direct sunlight.
            • Energy efficiency

              Save money on energy bills over time by investing in a model with features, like a triple-pane glass door.
            • Model Maintenance

              Clean a cooler at least once a year to ensure it works effectively and provides drinks for every gathering.

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