Best Wine Coolers Under £1500

Welcome to the 2021 CoolerSomm guide to the very best wine coolers under £1500.

If you've got a £1500 budget and want the best wine cooler or cabinet for your money then check out this guide to our top wine cooler by category whether you're looking for an under-counter, freestanding wine fridge, dual zone, integrated wine cooler or a wine cabinet for long term ageing here's a list of the best wine coolers you can buy under £1500.

£1500 is a great budget and gets you quite a lot of neat features in 2021. Within this range you can expect to find some of the very best producers like Swisscave, some high bottle capacities of 250+, some sleek designs for integrated kitchen wine coolers and some pretty snazzy freestanding dual zones too. All prices correct as of October 2021.

The Best Under Counter Wine Cooler under £1500 - Swisscave WL155DF - £1329

The Swisscave WL155DF is our top selling undercounter wine fridge for good reason. From Swiss premium brand, Swisscave, the WL155DF sits within their classic edition and this dual zone wine cooler with stunning aesthetics and unmatched reliability will sit as a focal point in any kitchen.

Also perfectly suited as a freestanding wine cooler, the WL155DF comes packed with features like a carbon filter for ageing, winter system to cope with any ambient temperature dips and making it suitable for housing in an outbuilding or cellar, lock and key, dual temperature zones and 80% sliding telescopic beech wood shelves. 

The Best Freestanding Wine Cooler under £1500 - Vestfrost WFG185 - £1439

The Vestfrost WFG185 is an uber-reliable, high capacity, dual zone wine cooler at an unbeatable price of £1439. Able to store and age up to 197 bottles, the Vestfrost brand comes with an impressive three year parts and labour warranty as well as attractive looks and a display shelf for showcasing your best bottles.

With a lock and key and a wide ranging climate classification this wine fridge is really popular with bars and restaurants as well as community centres and church halls but will be equally at home in your kitchen or elsewhere in your home. 

Best Freestanding Wine Cooler Under £1500

The Best Wine Cabinet under £1500 - Climadiff CVP270A+ - £1499

Did you think you'd be able to store 180 bottles of wine in a wine cabinet crafted by one of the world's best known and respected producers of wine cabinets, Climadiff, for your £1200? Well, you can! The supremely popular and ever reliable Climadiff RESERVE 180 is known for durability and efficiency with these units powering on well past their warranty at a low operating cost.


Climadiff CVP270A+

Best Dual Zone Wine Cooler under £1500 - Montpellier WC181X - £1389

The Montpellier WC181X comes from the well known British wine cooler producer. A dual zone in stainless silver, this well priced, full size, high capacity wine cooler holds 181 bottles on 14 beech shelves. 

This is the ideal wine cooler for people who love their white wines super cold with the white zone offering a temperature range of 2-12c, the lowest of any of our wine coolers. The upper section, for the reds, can be set between 12-20c.

Best Integrated Wine Cooler under £1500 - Avintage AVI48PREMIUM - £1469

Integrated wine coolers not only need to be functional, economical and comparable to any freestanding unit, but importantly, as part of a kitchen, they must fit seamlessly into the design and run very quietly too.

The Avintage AVI48PREMIUM is our top selling integrated wine cooler due to its fine good looks, quality build and compressor and quiet 38db running. From premium brand, Avintage, the AVI48PREMIUM is a dual zone wine cooler with display shelf that offers the perfect service temperatures for both red and white wine.


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Author - Sarah Newton

Sarah Newton has worked in the wine industry for two decades holding senior positions at some of the UK wine industry's leading brands. The MD of Coolersomm, Sarah is WSET certified and our lead wine buyer too.