From multiple cooling zones to more flexible interiors and upgraded aesthetics, today’s wine refrigerators make an elegant statement.
New technological innovations continue to offer advanced cooling systems and improved performance, while those who like to show off their collection have multiple options with the newest designs.
Color is making some inroads as well, both inside and out, along with upgraded interior racks, multiple clear or tinted glass options and LED lighting.
Below are some of the hottest trends in wine refrigeration right now.
–Flexible size options in both freestanding and built-in models provide more choices for both large and smaller collections, while reversible doors provide added placement flexibility.
–There’s also a growing trend toward more flexible interiors that can be configured based on the homeowner’s individual collection.
–Just as with other appliances, consumers are seeking features that work for the way they enjoy wine and entertain with it, i.e. separate zones for both red and white, a mode for deep chilling white wines, etc.
–Interiors are also seeing a marked upgrade, with better lighting to showcase collections, richly colored interiors and higher quality shelving.
–Safety features like tempered glass and safety locks to keep children out are also popular features.
–While stainless steel, black stainless and rich wood tones all remain hot, in this age of personalization, some consumers are looking to add a splash of color to make their wine refrigerator stand out.