Why Wine Coolers Can Help You Enjoy Your Wine All Year Round

By on September 2, 2023 in Drinking with 0 Comments

Wine is one alcoholic drink that is celebrated around the world.  Although wine is generally enjoyed at a cooler temperature. You can enjoy a decent bottle of it in any country, with properly designed wine coolers.

What do wine coolers really do?

A wine cooler is designed to control the temperature of the wine.  So that they are able to mature in a stress-free environment such as excess heat, sunlight, or vibrations. The ideal temperature for storing wines is between 12 and 14 degrees C.   This temperature range is for any country where you might be enjoying wine.

Choosing the right wine cooler for your wine

There are a variety of coolers available on the market, ranging from fridges to wine cooler sticks.  So let’s take a look at which one would suit you best

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Wine cooler fridges

Wine fridges come in a range of sizes shapes and prices. They range from a wine fridge that will hold around 28 bottles of wine and cost about $250.  Through to ones that will hold 170 bottles and will set you back at around $3,500.

A good quality wine cooler is thermoelectric with fixed or roller-mounted shelves for ease of access to the bottles.

A compact wine cooler may be streamlined and specifically designed to fit into kitchen cabinets or as a piece of furniture for the dining room, boardroom or office.

They are energy-efficient and environmentally friendly and come in a range of stylish finishes with double-glazed doors.

Choosing professional wine coolers

Professional wine coolers have single temperature controls suitable for cellaring wine.  Which are also available with dual temperature controls for serving both red and white wines. It is also possible to purchase a unit that has multiple temperature controls suitable for every wine variety to be served at its ideal drinking temperature.

Not all wine coolers are fridges. There is a cooler available on the market that is a thermal stainless steel cordless unit and has a rechargeable base suitable to conveniently cool a single bottle of wine should the occasion arise.

There are some amazing professional wine storage and cooler solutions out there like this Wine Storage in Tennessee USA, by Jamie Beckwith.

Basic types of wine coolers

Other styles are insulated double-walled coolers that are free from external sweating. There is a marble unit that is kept chilled in the fridge until ready for use for a single bottle of wine. A “Vacu Vin” rapid ice Champagne cooler chills champagne within three minutes and will keep the wine cool for a few hours.

It is kept in the fridge for six hours before use will lay flat and is unbreakable which makes it a great gift for someone who likes to go to parties or picnics.

Hard plastic coolers

Another wine cooler that is portable is a hard plastic cooler. Which has a handle that will fit two bottles of wine in, and is also suitable for taking to parties. A wine chiller stainless steel stick that serves as a pourer and aerator would be an excellent gift for the person who has everything.

It is kept in the freezer for a minimum of two hours, after opening the wine to allow it to breathe; the stick is then inserted into the bottle ready to pour. The in-built aerator enhances the flavor of the wine.

Eskies as wine coolers

An original cooler, the Eskie has been around for a long time.  Which is still in use today for a multitude of uses including as a wine cooler. Place plenty of ice in before adding the wine bottles. A wine cooler that plugs into the DC outlet of a vehicle is ideal for an

Whatever your preference for wine coolers, be assured there is a wide variety to choose from. For the connoisseur of wine, a compact wine cooler would be the ideal unit to preserve and protect your wine collection.  It is also a stylish piece to have in the home.

Anyone who has to take their supplies and travel any distance.

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Maddy, is a lifestyle addict. With over 20 years bartending experience. Being the editor for Mix Your Drink, seemed like the next logical step to being able to share her experience with making mixed drinks.


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