What is the average depth of a wine cooler?

A wine cabinet’s depth largely depends on the cabinet’s contents; the wine racking used, cooling system, lights, insulation, and more. On average, the interior depth of a wine cabinet is around 24-inches, 27-inches, or 29-inches.

How do you fit an integrated wine cooler?

Follow these steps to get your built in wine cooler up and running:

  1. Check your power supply. Make sure your wine cooler will be within reach of a power source.
  2. Make your measurements.
  3. Carefully position your wine cooler into the space you have prepared.
  4. Make sure the cooler is level.
  5. Leave for two hours.

How much space do you need around a wine fridge?

We strongly suggest leaving a gap of 2 to 3 inches on each side of the cooler as well as on top and in the back to create the needed airflow around the unit. You will not be able to achieve a true built-in appearance with these gaps but this should allow you to utilize a freestanding unit within a built-in space.

Is a wine cooler the same size as a dishwasher?

It’s basically the size of a dishwasher and fits in any kitchen. The cooler will coordinate with your appliances and stand out perfectly. This unit holds 45 bottles on sliding wood shelves. You’ll find separate areas for your reds and whites.

How big is a wine cabinet?

Based on the dimensions of a standard wine bottle a height of 12” | 30.5 cm and diameter of 3”-3.2” | 7.6-8.1 cm, wine racks should have a depth of 14.5” | 37 cm to completely store a wine bottle horizontally. Wine Racks are storage shelves designed specifically for the collection of wine.

Can you build in a freestanding wine cooler?

Question: Can a freestanding wine cooler be installed as a built-in unit? This is, by far, the most frequently asked question about wine refrigeration. And the answer is no. A freestanding wine refrigerator should never be installed under a counter.

DO built in wine fridges need ventilation?

In order to build in any appliance under a counter you need proper ventilation to avoid over- heating. A wine cooler that has a front vent allows you to build-in, where as if it has side or rear ventilation you need adequate space on the sides and rear for the heat given off by the unit to dissipate.

How far should a wine fridge be from the wall?

Most built-in wine refrigerators require at least ¼ inch of clearance on all sides.

Can I replace my dishwasher with a wine cooler?

Openings for dishwasher and for wine cooler have the same width 24″. No difference. You should have no problems – it’s built-in design.

What is the best large capacity built-in wine cooler?

Our choice for the Best Large Capacity Built-In wine cooler is the Whynter BWR-1642DZ 164. It is a dual-zone fridge that can accommodate up to 164 standard 750ml wine bottles, up to 86 in the upper zone and 78 in the lower.

Why choose an undercounter wine cooler?

An undercounter wine cooler offers versatile storage in the most convenient location for you. Whether you want to update your kitchen, mini-bar or dining room, all of our undercounter refrigerators have been designed with standard-height countertop installations in mind.

What should you look for in a wine cooler?

For example, if your wine collection consists of a variety of red, white and sparkling wines, then you will definitely want to consider a built-in wine cooler that has multiple temperature zones. This feature is a must-have for anyone that commonly collects or drinks different types of wine.

Do wine coolers need to be vented?

In order to accommodate undercounter installations, wine coolers and other types of refrigerators must be designed to have ventilation in the front of the unit. This is important because front-venting units prevent unwanted overheating by pulling warm exhaust away from the compressor.