NutriChef PKCWC150 wine cooler is capable of storing 15 regular size wine bottles. If you have bottles that are bigger then you won’t be able to fit as many.
It uses compressor cooling system which works great in this unit. It’s accurate, keeps temperature constant and cools down rather fast. On top of that it’s pretty quiet which usually isn’t the case with compressor cooling systems – it does make a little bit of noise but its not loud at all.
Temperature can be adjusted from 41°F to 64°F (5C – 18°C) which is sufficient range since the ideal temperature of wine is 55°F.
Control panel is very simple to use. It features temperature readout display and 4 touch sensitive buttons:
- “Knob” button – press to unlock control panel, this action will be confirmed with a beep.
- “Light/Temperature” button has two purposes:
- To switch between Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales
- To turn on or off the chamber lighting
- “Up” button: increases temperature in 1 degree increments
- ‘’Down’’ button: decreases temperature in 1 degree increments
As previously mentioned this unit has interior lighting but what wasn’t mentioned was that it automatically turns off after 10 minutes. This is both a positive and a negative thing: You don’t have to worry about forgetting to turn off the light but you can’t keep it on all the time if you want the chamber to be illuminated all the time to reveal your bottles.
NutriChef PKCWC150 has child safety control panel auto-lock which automatically locks control panel 20 seconds after not registering any touch of a button.
NutriChef PKCWC150 comes with chrome polished 4 wine racks and 1 bottom standing rack.
Overall NutriChef PKCWC150 15-bottle wine cooler is a good unit for the pricing and definitely worth consideration.
NutriChef PKCWC150 15 Bottle Wine Cooler/Refrigerator Details/Specs:
- Installation Type: Freestanding / Countertop
- Refrigeration Type: Compressor
- Zone type: Single
- Capacity: 15 standard sized bottles
- Temperature cooling range: 41°F to 64F°
- Dimensions: 13.6″ x 27.2’’ x 17.17” (W x H x D)