Choosing a wine cooler

tallwine2 1Once the preserve of slick, city bars, wine coolers are now near the top of many people’s appliance shopping list – particularly when planning a new kitchen.  Although a wine cooler might seem luxurious, it’s a very practical fixture.  After all, chilling a summer weekend’s supply of whites and bubbles eats into refrigerator space, whilst the appeal of having a bottle of perfectly cool Picpoul instantly to hand is hard to dismiss. 

But, with wine coolers now coming in every possible shape and size, where should you start?  Here are the Bryan Turner’s design team’s top recommendations…

wine coolerSub-Zero’s ICBIW-18 is a full height wine cooler, but has a super slender width of just 457mm.  It has capacity for 59 bottles and can be supplied with a stainless steel fascia or fitted with bespoke cabinetry to match your kitchen.

One of our favourite places for an undercounter wine cooler is within an island.  All your favourite tipples, conveniently at hand – and perfect if you like to cook and converse with friends at the same time. (Picture below)