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Wine Storage: 5th of 6 key factors: Odours


Like many other food and drink items, in certain conditions wine can create extraneous odours. Sure, wine is largely protected from this through a glass bottle and cork. However, there are situations in which undesired smells can contaminate wine. Wine should not be stored next to hot oil or other chemicals. Organic foods such as […]

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What are the really important aspects of optimal wine storage? 1st of 6 key factors

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When the topic of conversation is wine storage, a lot of time is spent on the “right” temperature and how important it is to not be too warm, nor too cold, and stable. There is nothing fundamentally wrong with that discussion, except that with all the attention given to temperature, the most important factors are […]

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What is the right size of a wine cooler? Optimal use of space

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When discussing bottle capacity in wine cabinets, the discussion generally focuses on two important factors: Maximum unit size; Whether the design maximizes the interior space of the unit. Size: Wine coolers come in all shapes and sizes, from units that only hold a few bottles to those that will not fit through a regular sized […]

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My wine refrigerator makes noise


Compressor – based cooling appliances have many advantages: long life and relatively high energy efficiency while running at full capacity. However, compressor cooling units, depending on unit use, make more noise than thermo-electric cooling appliance. The sounds emitted by a compressor are similar to the noises a regular kitchen refrigerator makes every day. But since […]

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Temperature Deviations in Wine Cooling Cabinets


Wine lovers are always surprised by how cool, not cool, cold or even hot the wine is when it comes out of the wine cooler cabinet. What temperature do I actually have in the wine cellar and what temperature is the wine itself? The one on the cabinet display? or a different one? Why is […]

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Aesthetic aspects of wine temperature control cabinets / wine coolers (colors, surfaces, finish)


  SWISSCAVE strives for sophisticated aesthetics. The achievement of this goal is reflected in the look of our products: clean lines, quality materials, and subtle colours – an appearance that subscribes to a purist model. At SWISSCAVE, technology serves no other purpose than to optimize wine storage. That means that even though we provide exceptional […]