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Waring Pro RPC175WS Wine Chiller Review

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Here are a few reasons why you may want to add a wine chiller and warmer to your wine serving repertoire, followed by a few of the benefits and issues with the Waring Pro RPC175WS Brushed Stainless Steel Wine Chiller and Warmer.

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Waring Pro RPC175WS Brushed Stainless Steel Wine Chiller and Warmer, Black
  • Library of 33 preset wine temperatures for cooling/warming (microprocessor internal database of red, white and champagne wines)
  • Blue backlit lcd display
  • Lighted viewing window
  • CPU control for constant temperature
  • Accommodates bottles up to 3 1/2" in diameter

Last update on 2020-11-22 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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One of the most difficult challenges facing a wine lover is holding a wine at the proper temperature when preparing to serve it. To some palates, a variation of a single degree can change the taste of a wine, often to its detriment.

One solution is to purchase a single bottle wine chiller and warmer.

A Chiller… Okay. But Why a Warmer?

Many wines, especially reds, are meant to be consumed at a certain temperature. At the same time, these wines need to be stored at colder temperatures to ensure that they are not damaged during long-term storage.

See our chart of wine serving temperatures for more information on the best temps for long-term storage as well as serving.

Adding a wine chiller and warmer allows to have more versatility in your drinking habits as well as the ability to achieve precise serving temperatures.

The Waring Pro RPC175WS

This Waring Pro wine cooler, also known as model number RPC175WS, is a single bottle chiller/warmer that fits nicely onto any counter top. It is compact and nicely finished in a brushed stainless steel finish that easily fits into modern decor or a more traditional kitchen. The unit features a large variety of temperature presets for easy chilling or warming of your wines.

Waring introduced America to the first blender in 1937 and has been producing reliable kitchen appliances ever since. With over more than 75 years of experience, the company can offer an outstanding warranty without worry.

Waring Wine Chiller

Benefits of the Waring Pro Wine Chiller

The Waring Pro offers a plethora of benefits to casual wine drinkers and serious aficionados, alike. Here are several of the key benefits of the RPC175WS.

Presets

This unit offers 33 preset temperatures. The 33 temperature settings cover a full range of red, white and sparkling wines. No matter your drinking preference, the RPC175WS puts the perfect serving temperature at your fingertips.

Capacity

This is a single bottle unit, but it will accommodate bottles that are up to 3.5 inches in diameter.

Viewing Window

The lighted viewing window allows your guests to see what wine is about to be served, adding to the anticipation at your party.

Temperature Control

The unit has a dedicated CPU for temperature control.

Display Screen

The backlit display screen shows which preset you have selected, the desired temperature, and what temperature the wine is currently at. The display screen can be toggled between Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Warranty

Waring offers a limited five year warranty on the motor of this unit.

Some Issues

The Waring Pro electric wine chiller sounds like an awesome product, but there are some issues that owners have stated. Here are a few of the most common.

Works Too Slowly

some buyers complain that this unit does not ”instantly” reach the desired temperature. That’s true, but how long you wait for a wine depends on how you stored that wine. You can not take a wine from room temperature or refrigerator temperature to the right setting quickly. Wines that have been properly stored reach precise drinking temperatures in an acceptable amount of time.

Noise

the fan on this unit is comparatively loud and the fan runs the entire time the unit is trying to achieve a temperature. The only way to cut down on the noise is to properly store your wines prior to placing them in the unit.

Open Top

because of its open top, this unit may waste more energy than other wine chillers that feature a form fitting top.

The Verdict

This unit is known as a reliable way to hold a wine at a precise temperature. It is not an instant chilling device. If that is what you are looking for, a bucket of ice is your best alternative, as you are unlikely to find a unit that chills your wines any faster.

The few people who have had units fail on them say that customer service from Waring is outstanding and the warranty is great.

Wine chillers and warmers are available over a wide price spectrum. The Waring Pro chiller/warmer is a good mid-range option and a decent value if you find the features are right for you.

Sale
Waring Pro RPC175WS Brushed Stainless Steel Wine Chiller and Warmer, Black
  • Library of 33 preset wine temperatures for cooling/warming (microprocessor internal database of red, white and champagne wines)
  • Blue backlit lcd display
  • Lighted viewing window
  • CPU control for constant temperature
  • Accommodates bottles up to 3 1/2" in diameter

Last update on 2020-11-22 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Featured photo by Taryn Elliott from Pexels


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