How to Choose a Cooling Unit

How to Choose a Cooling Unit


Your wine collection, perfected. With a dedicated storage area, it’s time to now create the optimal environment for short or long term use. Investing in a wine cooling unit is the best way to maximize the life of your wine and create the perfect storage conditions for years to come.

The ideal temperature for storing wine is 55 degrees Fahrenheit with humidity levels between 60-70%. If used correctly, a cooling unit will maintain these conditions, preventing premature aging and oxidation of your wine.

We offer many options, including through the wall, ducted and split system models. Choosing the right unit depends on several factors, like the location, size and existing climate of your wine storage location. Our team of experts are here to help you select a cooling unit that meets your needs, specifications and budget.

Through the wall cooling units Ducted Cooling Units Split cooling units


Fully Ducted

Split System

The unit is installed through a hole in a wall and exhausted into another room. When choosing this unit, you need to take into account the size and ambient temperature of the room where it will be exhausted A fully ducted cooling unit allows you to mount the cooling unit itself remotely(in a ceiling or utility room) and then use ducting to both blow the cool air in and exhaust the warm air The unit works like your home central air conditioning. Half of the unit is inside the wine cellar and the other half is located outside of your home. These units usually require installation by a certified HVAC technician.

Wine Guardian Cooling Calculator

Try our helpful calculator to find the right Wine Guardian unit (only). If you need assistance with other cooling solutions, please use the contact form below or call us at 845-658-7181

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