Antarctic Star Countertop Wine Cooler

Last updated: December 31, 2020

If you're in the market for a multipurpose beverage refrigerator, this wine cooler is your best bet. It has a temperature range of 40 to 61 degrees Fahrenheit and uses a reinforced glass door with air tight seal to keep your drinks nice and cool. Both the shelves and the cooler's legs are adjustable.

We looked at the top Wine Refrigerators and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Wine Fridge you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: In adding to wine bottles, this wine cooler holds soda, beer and even juice boxes.

In our analysis of 126 expert reviews, the Antarctic Star Countertop Wine Cooler placed 6th when we looked at the top 19 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Heat is enemy number one for wine. The Wine Cooler enables you to store your wine in optimal conditions for long-term aging. Working temperature range is 40°F- 61°F, and allows you to customize the temp (55°F is often cited as close to perfect). With its reinforced glass door with air tight seal and help to maintain an ideal humidity level, this beverage refrigerator gives you a compact and modern design perfect for your living room . Blue soft LED interior lighting not only beautifully showcases the wine but won’t damage the wine. 26 standard red or white wine bottles capacity, also perfect for canned beer and beverage storage. Horizontal racking is a space-efficient way to store your bottles, and it definitely can’t harm your wines. Equipped with an advanced cooling system that will keep your beverages at the right temperature without making a noise. With no disturbance to its natural occurring sediments. Equipped with Movable Black Shelves, Glass Door and Adjustable Leveling Legs. Freestanding application only, NOT for built in use. The beverage and wine center door will close more easily when the two front leveling legs are extended slightly.

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Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The efficient cooling system of the Antarctic Star keeps your wine and other beverages at the correct temperature. An inside fan allows air to circulate, reaching every corner of the cooler. This keeps temperatures steady and consistent throughout, meaning you won’t encounter spots which are warmer or colder than others. A patented “three-dimensional air-cooling cycle system” works to keep your wine perfectly chilled — the entire cabinet temperature is maintained to +/- 1°F for your peace of mind.
This superb design also is a top Best Wine Cooler Refrigerators pick for noise-control. The makers have ensured it has no vibration and is super quiet: meaning no annoying hum to distract you from your wine drinking fun.
Double paned glass and airtight seals keep the cool in, the humidity and UV rays out. An overhead LED light shines a heatless blue light over your collection of wines without disturbing the temperature. The temperature is adjustable from 40 degrees to 61 degrees Fahrenheit with a knob placed at the top. You get to decide the optimal temperature for your favorite reds or whites. You’re not limited to just wines; with adjustable shelves, you can store a variety of cans and bottles in harmony.
With no disturbance to the natural cooling, Antarctic is one of the silent coolers in the market. It doesn’t have any moving parts hence the reason for its silence. It’s essential to note that the refrigerator doesn’t also vibrate.
Antarctic Star 26 Bottle Wine Cooler comes with a digital-display control panel which is on the peripheral of the item. The temperature range is of 40°F- 61°F degree Fahrenheit. So, while adjusting the temperature, you don’t have to worry about disturbing the wine’s temperature. As wine cabinets like Antarctic Star Wine Cooler Cabinet comes with the touch panel and rotating temperature button, you can easily adjust the temperature you require.

What reviewers didn't like

Best used as a freestanding unit.
Not portable. Won’t run on batteries in case of power cut.
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