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Best Wine chillers

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Wine chillers

Best Wine chillers

We tested 14 wine chillers to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each Wine chiller based on the following criteria:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Temperature performance
  • Noise

Below lists the Wine chillers that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which Wine chiller is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Wine chillers

Best Wine chiller for Energy efficiency

Energy efficiency reflects energy consumption observed during our in-house tests.


This Wine chiller which tested best for Energy efficiency has the following features: Energy cost/yr. ($), Zones, Temperature controls on front of unit, Tinted glass, Full-extension ball-bearing glides, Shelf stops, Capacity in 750mL bottles and Energy used (kWh/Year).

Best Wine chiller for Temperature performance

Temperature performance includes uniformity, stability, reserve capacity, and range of available temperatures.


This Wine chiller which tested best for Temperature performance has the following features: Energy cost/yr. ($), Zones, Door lock, Child lock for controls, Tinted glass, Shelf stops, Capacity in 750mL bottles and Energy used (kWh/Year).

Best Wine chiller for Noise

A noisy wine chiller can be a concern if it will be placed near living areas.


This Wine chiller which tested best for Noise has the following features: Energy cost/yr. ($), Zones, Door lock, Temperature controls on front of unit, Tinted glass, Shelf stops, Capacity in 750mL bottles and Energy used (kWh/Year).