We have long been obsessed with SMEG’s too-cute kitchen countertop appliances and colorful refrigerators. Now, the luxury line has just the thing(s) for wine lovers: the new under-counter and built-in wine coolers.
The SMEG Under Counter Wine Cooler has the capacity to hold 38 bottles of your favorite whites and reds in two independent temperature zones. It is decked in a handsome fingerprint-proof stainless steel/black glass finish. $2,999.
The SMEG Built-In Wine Cooler, also available in the fingerprint-proof stainless steel finish, can be installed next to or atop another appliance. It has the ability to hold 18 bottles and features a handy sommelier drawer for wine-time gadgets and gizmos (like corks, funnels, pliers, etc.) $2,499; $3,498 with sommelier drawer.
Ideal temps: 62 to 64 degrees for reds and 49 to 55 degrees for whites.