Bar fridge or wine cabinet. What are the pro's and con's?
My bar fridge just broke down and im wondering whether to replace it with a new one or maybe but a wine cabinet instead. What are the pro's and con's?
Horses for courses. The temperature in a bar fridge (around 5 degrees) is good for beer and soft drinks but too cool for wine. So if you mainly need to store beer and soft drinks you should go for a bar fridge.
Wine cabinets, as the name suggests, are made for storing wine. Red wine, white wine and champagne all benefit from the slightly higher temperature in a wine cabinet (10-15 degrees). Cooler than 10 degrees the wine won’t age…warmer than 15 degrees the wine will age too quickly.
So…in an ideal world you should have both: a fridge for beer/soft drinks and a wine cabinet for wine.