The Ideal Present for Wine Lovers
If you’re stuck on gift ideas for the coming holiday season consider buying a wine cooler as Christmas gift. Most everyone has a family member or friend who loves wine and would be happy if he/she got an electric wine bottle chiller for Christmas.
The good thing about wine coolers as Christmas gifts is that they are available in various price ranges so you can choose one that best suits your budget. During the Christmas season most shops offer huge discounts and/or free shipping. It is a good idea to compare retailer prices to find a good deal on wine cooler, wine storage and other related products.
Recommended Electric Wine Coolers as Christmas Gifts – around US$ 100 – 200
The Vinotemp 1-bottle chiller is an attractive tabletop unit that not only cools but can warm up wine to the desired drinking temperature. It has a CPU-controlled digital thermostat for setting the temperature. According to the manufacturer the unit chills a bottle of wine as low as 37 °F very fast.
The insulated sleeve helps to keep wine at the set temperature.
The chiller accommodates bottles with up to 3 1/2″ (90 mm) diameter. It can be used not only for chilling wine but cider, sake or other drinks that fit in the container.
You can choose from 10 pre-programmed temperatures: 37, 43, 48, 54, 59, 64, 70, 75, and 122 °F
Dimensions of the Vinotemp 1-bottle wine chiller:
- Height: 9.06″
- Width: 5.88″
- Depth: 7.69″
The chiller comes with AC/DC Power adaptor. Power consumption: 60 Watt
Price of the Vinotemp Single-bottle wine cooler/warmer: cc. US$ 90 – 100, an ideal present for Christmas or any other occasion. Warranty: 1 year parts and labor.
2-bottle Wine Chiller as Christmas Gift
The Chambrer WV200-7 and Chambrer WC-202-7 wine coolers are dual bottle units with two temperature zones.
Both models are simple to use with the preset temperatures for red, white and rose wines and for champagne.
The compact countertop design and the affordable cost make either model a nice gift for Xmas.
4-Bottle Wine Refrigerators – Ideal Christmas Gift for Those Who Live in a Small Apartment
A wine aficionado living in a tiny flat will appreciate a compact 4 bottle wine cooler. A wine bottle cooler with 4 bottle capacity has small footprint and some models have slim design allowing the owner to find the most suitable placement in his/her home.
The Haier HVTS04ABB is a good value thermoelectric 4-bottle cooler that sells for around US$ 60 – 90. Chambrer has a nice and countertop 4-bottle wine fridge that will make a good and functional gift for Christmas for a wine lover.
6-18-bottle Wine Coolers – Affordable, Compact Wine Storage Units
If you’re looking for a Christmas present for around or under US$ 200 then a 6-18 bottle wine fridge will fit in your budget. Browse our reviews on some popular 6-bottle wine refrigerators.
A 12-bottle wine cooler provides sufficient storage space for a dozen bottles but occupies little space. Although the Vinotemp TEDS-12-2Z wine cooler costs more than US$ 200 (cc. US$ 250) it has two independently controlled temperature zones for storing reds and whites. It looks elegant with the natural, slide out wood shelves.
The Vinotemp VT-12TEDi iCellar is also a great choice.
If you need an inexpensive, larger cabinet for a wine collector take a look at the best 16-bottle wine cellars.
The Wine Enthusiast 16-bottle wine cooler comes in 3 cabinet decors and costs only cc. US$ 160- 200.
- black cabinet with a stainless steel trimmed glass door,
- black cabinet with copper trimmed glass door, and
- black cabinet with graphite trimmed glass door
Wine Coolers as Christmas Gifts – US$ 200 – 500.
EuroCave Sowine Wine Preservation System – a Gift for a Serious Wine Connoisseur
The Eurocave Sowine home wine bar lets you preserve the quality of two opened, unfinished bottles of wine for a couple of days.
No need to worry about the quality of an opened bottle from which you only drank a glass of wine or used some for cooking, just place the bottle in the Sowine, set the desired temperature and you can enjoy the wine over a couple of days.
The unique vacuum preservation system removes oxygen from the bottle protecting wine from oxidation.
Price: cc. US$ 400,
Warranty: 1 year.
Read a detailed review on the EuroCave Sowine Wine Preservation System.
20-30-Bottle Wine Cellars – Nice Mid-Size Wine Storage Cabinets
A 20-30 bottle wine cooler is a really thoughtful gift for a beginner wine collector. Some models are available for around US$ 500 or less. The GE 29-bottle wine cooler, Model PWR04FANBS is the most affordable choice in this category.
See other 20-30 Bottle Wine Refrigerators.