Last updated on October 4th, 2020 at 08:22 am

A Freestanding Compressor-Based Home Cellar with Manual Thermostat

User Review

(by Danielle)

30-Bottle Magic Chef Wine Cooler, Model MCWC30MCG

Review: useless and a waste of money….. ohhh it’s pretty…. but again useless

Rating: two star rating

Magic Chef 30-Bottle Wine Cooler, MCWC30MCG – Features Overview

Features Overview

  • Capacity: 30 standard bottles (Bordeaux style, 750 ml)


  • Cabinet color: black
  • Door: stainless steel-framed, dual pane amber colored curved glass door with stainles steel towel bar handle, reversible
  • Cooling method: compressor cooling
  • Number of zones: one
  • Built-in/Freestanding: freestanding only, needs cc. 3″ – 4″ clearance around the sides, at the back and top for proper air circulation.
  • Temperature Control/Display:
    • Thermostat (Mechanical/Digital): manual thermostat – dial with settings from 0 to 7
    • Temperature Range: cc. 42°F – 66°F (5.5°C – 18.8°C)
    • Display: LED display (the black-framed door model displays in blue, the stainless steel framed door model in yellow, can be set to indicate temperature either in Fahrenheit or Celsius.)
  • Shelving: 5 chrome-plated pull-out wire racks (each holds 6 standard bottles).
  • Interior Light: switch is next to the temperature control dial.
  • Noise: During cooling cycle the refrigerant flow and some compressor nosie is heard.
  • Electricity consumption (estimated):
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 19″ X 33″ X 21.17″
  • Weight: 75 lbs.
  • Price range: cc. US$ 300 (US$ 10 per bottle).
  • Warranty: 1 year parts and labor/5 years on compressor.

Pros & Cons (based on consumer reviews)


  • cheap


  • lots of complaints on early failures

Overall Rating (1- 5 stars): 3 star

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