Wine connoisseurs will know that certain wines are at their best when enjoyed at specific temperatures. With this in mind, a wine cooler is a great idea. But are they worth the money if your consumption of wine is limited to a bottle or two here and there?
Here, we take a look at three top rated wine coolers to help you to decide if you should buy one for your home.
CDA FWC304BL Wine Cooler
With an RRP of £329, the CDA FWC304BL wine cooler is Which?’s top rated wine cooler thanks to scoring well in all of their tests. Boasting five wooden, slide-out shelves and the capacity to store 20 bottles of wine, this wine cooler has a temperature memory function and a very accurate thermostat, meaning that your bottles will be kept chilled to their optimum temperature at all times.
The CDA FWC304B has a very sleek and stylish design which means that it will look great in your home, and it is run very quietly so you can be sure that you won’t be disturbed whilst enjoying a glass of your favourite wine.
Currys Essentials CWC8B15 wine cooler
Coming in at a reasonable price is the Currys Essentials CWC8B15 wine cooler with an RRP of just £80. Designed to hold eight bottles of wine, this wine cooler is very easy to clean and use, and cools down to the required temperature quickly.
Rising room temperatures don’t have an impact on this fridge, so you can be rest assured that your wine will be perfectly chilled when it comes to drinking it, even on the warmest days.
Which didn’t find any major flaws when testing the Currys Essentials CWC8B15 wine cooler, which makes it unbelievably great value as it’s around quarter of the price of its rivals. The only issue would be if it’s not big enough for your wine collection, but at this price you could always buy two and still be saving money.
Candy CWC 021MK Freestanding Wine Cooler
The Candy CWC 021MK Freestanding Wine Cooler costs just under £200 and its 21 bottle capacity makes it ideal for parties and celebrations.
LED lighting and a glass door enable you to see your wine bottles easily, and its thermostat control means that you can choose exactly what temperature you’d like to keep your wine bottles at. One of the best things about the Candy CWC 021MK Freestanding Wine Cooler is its sleek design, and its chrome shelves look great and are sturdy and durable too.
One issue that you might find with the Candy CWC 021MK Freestanding Wine Cooler is that if your wine bottles are slightly larger than standard you may struggle to get them in, but its generous capacity means that this shouldn’t cause too much of a problem.
Think that you should buy a wine cooler? Choose one of the three listed above and you definitely won’t be disappointed.