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Avanti WCR683DZD-2 149 Bottle Dual Zone Wine Cooler

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Avanti WCR683DZD-2 149 Bottle Dual Zone Wine Cooler

Avanti WCR683DZD-2 149 Bottle Dual Zone Wine Cooler

The Avanti WCR683DZD is a versatile wine refrigerator with dual temperature zones for storing both red and white wines. Dual temperature controls let you independently adjust the conditions in each zone, while one touch buttons offer convenient pre-set settings for red, white or sparkling wine. The WCR683DZD holds up to 149 bottles of wine, storing 77 in the upper zone and 78 in the lower zone. Bottles rest on wooden shelves that easily glide out on sturdy roller assemblies.
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Avanti WCR683DZD-2 149 Bottle Dual Zone Wine Cooler Reviews

Average Customer Rating:
(4.5)
(based on 10 reviews) 
Good Value
by:Wine Enthusiast (01-17-2011)
Houston, Texas
Comments:Overall I feel this wine cooler is very good value. I like the dual zone temperature but it is worth noting that they recommend you keep whites in the top and reds in the bottom. The warmest the top can be is 55 F while the coolest the bottom can be is 55 F. I have about 2/3 red and 1/3 white so I had planned to keep some reds in the top. I don't see this as a big deal at this point but something worth knowing as I didn't before I bought it. Great job by Beverage Factory. I received my product in 7 calendar days and in perfect condition. I would highly recommend purchasing from them.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
nice wine refrigerator
by:Karen (10-04-2008)
Medford Or
Comments:It works very well for us. The temperature zones are split in the middle so it does half white and half red storage. Some of the bigger chardonney bottles are tight to fit in. It is in my kitchen and is not louder than my other appliances. For the price I think it is a good buy.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
Nice wine cellar
by:Eddie Gonzalez (10-01-2008)
Dallas, TX
Comments:This has been a very good value for someone like me who is a casual drinker. Most bottles I purchase and plan on keeping are about $25 so I don't need anything too extravagant, and this Avanti seems to do the trick. I especially like the dual zone since my wife drinks whites exclusively and I am a red lover. We also keep a few champagne bottles on the bottom for entertaining. I only have one negative point which is the shelving doesn't adjust and some larger California Pinots don't fit in too well. If it weren't for that, I would have given it 5 stars.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
White Wino
by:Wally the Wino (09-29-2008)
Lafayette, CA
Comments:I already have a cellar in my home but I wanted a place I could keep my nicer white wines in a cooler area. I don't quite have over 100 bottles of white so this dual zone fridge made sense for me because I could use half for the white wines I'm trying to hold on to for a long time and use the other half for keeping red wine closer to the kitchen so I don't have to go down to the cellar. It's attractive, looks good with other appliances I have, has an easy to use temperature display and the wood shelves don't scuff my labels. The unit doesn't make much noise which is good because it's in my dining room. I would recommend this unit to anyone trying to hold on to their white wines for longer than a few months.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
this is the one
by:Thomas (09-16-2008)
Sante Fe, NM
Comments:Hi,

If you are like me you have been search the internet over looking at all the wine cellars. I think in the last 3 weeks I have spent more time researching then sleeping. I have called and talked to many people (these guys are the most informative by far) and still are looking. I have come down to this unit. I based my decision on price and the dual zone feature. The Avanti has a great price and capacity. The reviews I have read on the shelves are that you can't remove them... well that is wrong. I called Avanti and they assured me that the shelves can be removed for larger bottles. I have a few that are fairly expensive for my taste but I need to get them in a good environment. I know my bottle count will decrease but I don't have 160 bottles. I could care less about the stainless steel trim but there is not a unit that is all black this big and dual zone. I will keep my whites on the lower part of the unit. I was also told if I live in a very dry climate (which I do) to place a small cup of water in side to help with the moisture. There are a few places that seem to have the unit for a better price but they are not authorized to sell the products. Im not sure exactly what them means other then the warranty is void and that is a very bad thing. Avanti and Beverage Factory both told me to watch out who I buy from because of this issue. I personally don't want a used or repaired unit. My advise is to buy from a place like this one to be safe. good luck
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
two compressors needed
by:S. Boden (09-05-2008)
Rancho Penasquitos, CA
Comments:I use this product to store both red and white wine at the same time. I used to have my whites in the fridge but it's nice to free up that space and still have an area cool enough for white storage. I just wish that it had more precise temperature control in terms of setting one section while leaving the other alone. When I change the temperature in the bottom zone, it changes the temp in the top zone by the same amount. I'd like to be able to adjust each section independently. Other than that, I've been real happy with the performance of this model. It maintains temperature well and doesn't make a lot of noise. The wood shelves actually match the wood in my dining room almost perfectly so that worked out well. I love that they slide out because it's easier to get to your bottles.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
Does the job
by:Jim in AZ (08-18-2008)
Pheonix AZ
Comments:The wine refrigerator has a nice stainless door. I also like the shelves on rollers. The shelves are not adjustable so I had to remove a couple for my Pinot bottles. The refrigerator shipped to me in 5 days and arrived undamaged. I would recommend this refrigerator to the anyone looking to store whites and reds in one model.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
Works and looks great!
by:Janice (07-28-2008)
your mom, PA
Comments:I've had a good experience with this wine fridge thus far and would DEFINITELY recommend it for the price. I wanted a dual zone because my husband drinks red and I only drink white so we can both have the wines at their perfect temperature. I find that even at 45 degrees, I still like to chill my white wine before I serve it so I just put it in the fridge for a bit if I know I'm going to be entertaining. Nice attractive design. The only negative is that it won't fit some of my husband's larger bottles without taking a shelf out but I've heard this is a common issue with most wine refrigerators. That's why I'm giving it 4 starts instead of 5. Other than that, I highly recommend it!
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
great for the price
by:Peter S. (07-22-2008)
EVANS, WV
Comments:This is a good unit for storing white and red wine at the same time. I wish there was a little more precise control, because it seems like when I change the temperature in one zone, it affects the temperature in the other zone too. If the racks allowed for more adjustment, it would be easier to put bigger bottles in it, but i just took a couple racks out and it gave me enough space. It wasn't too big of a deal because I don't really fill it up all the time anyway, but if they had a way to space the racks out an extra inch, it would be nice. The fridge is nice and quiet and it's great to be able to pull my white bottles out and serve them immediatelty.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
great value
by:george (06-18-2008)
waukeegan
Comments:I'm really happy with the performance of this unit for the price. I had another unit that was about $600 more expensive before and it crapped out on me in about 4 years. This one is a lot quieter and seems to maintain the temperature without as much fluctuation.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.