Serving all varieties of your favorite wines at the right temperature is now easy. Adjust the digitally controlled thermostat to the desired temperature for perfect results. Chrome sculpted shelves hold 50 bottles that are visible through the tempered smoked glass, stainless steel framed door.
Product Title: Magic Chef MCWC50DST 50 Bottle Freestanding Wine Refrigerator
Manufacturer: Magic Chef
Power Score: 3.1 | 65 Reviews
Product Reviews (10)
great for the price. makes a small noise periodically but don't let that scare you away. You can only hear it when no tv, air, or any other sounds are going...
By cd3182 on Home Depot - Jun 11, 2013
Good little wine cooler
This wine cooler hs worked smoothly and consistently since installing it 4 months ago. I read the reviews about it being noisy, but that hasn't bee the case. It has run quietly since installation. It's not silent because it uses a compressor. The temperature has remain consistent. The construction could be better. The front kick plate is held on with sheet metal screws. I removed the to reverse...
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This wine cooler hs worked smoothly and consistently since installing it 4 months ago. I read the reviews about it being noisy, but that hasn't bee the case. It has run quietly since installation. It's not silent because it uses a compressor. The temperature has remain consistent. The construction could be better. The front kick plate is held on with sheet metal screws. I removed the to reverse the door, but could not replace them. For some reason the were too short after the door was reversed and I had to find replacements. Otherwise everything was fine.
By DSulkin on Home Depot - Jun 5, 2013
Would not work.
We purchased this unit in October 2012. By Freruary, 2013, it was making a loud poping noise and would not work. Service person came out and changed the thermostat. It lasted less than two months and it started popping again and not functioning. Got money back but had to dispose of unit. Very unsatisfactory product and experience.
By Rusty on Home Depot - Apr 24, 2013
Did not work from the beginning
Despite other negative reviews I went ahead an purchased this unit. It would not cool from day 1 and I had to return it. Too bad. It is a nice looking unit and it appears to be solidly built. I did not get a replacement unit due to my experience. Just to let everyone know, HD was very good about returning the unit with no hassles.
By lljm on Home Depot - Apr 1, 2013
Nice for the price, but too many things I didn't like
I had a (expensive-brand) built-in wine cooler that broke and a replacement was completely out of my budget. The Vissani seemed like the best low-priced unit based on the features and reviews, which are mostly negative for almost every brand. Because of the reviews, I purchased an extended warranty. Any comparison to my previous unit is unfair, since it is over three times the price, but it is...
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I had a (expensive-brand) built-in wine cooler that broke and a replacement was completely out of my budget. The Vissani seemed like the best low-priced unit based on the features and reviews, which are mostly negative for almost every brand. Because of the reviews, I purchased an extended warranty. Any comparison to my previous unit is unfair, since it is over three times the price, but it is what I had before so it had set my expectations. Regarding other reviewers complaints of uneven cooling in different sections, my previous unit's manual specifically tells you which sections are cooler (back and bottom) and warmer (front) so I do not consider that a defect in any way, just a shortcoming in the Vissani manual. Based on reviews, I removed the back and checked for any reason the fan or compressor might be noisy, and found everything satisfactory. The lower grill cover was very bent. This may have happened while trying to remove the unit from the packaging, but I don't know. It was definitely sitting on the Styrofoam in a way that bent it. I was able to straighten it somewhat by putting it on the carpet and stepping on the middle while pulling the bend out. It was still bent, but as mentioned by another reviewer, it is down low so it was tolerable. The door was very crooked. I considered reversing the door to see if it would be better, but in the process discovered that by pulling the door as much as possible while tightening the screws, that I could make it straighter, but not straight. Sine the unit is built-in and you only see the door, I un-leveled the unit with the adjustable feet to make the door appear straight when it was installed. This had the unfortunate side-effect of making the door slam into the cabinet while I was retrieving wine. One bit of obviously poor design is that there is no off switch. As soon as I plugged in the unit, it came on with no way to turn it off, so I slid it into the built-in position under the counter with it running. The owners manual suggests turning it off when not in use for an extended period, but this is not possible when built-in and the plug is behind it. The shelves slide out in a simple way, with a clever protrusion to prevent them falling and allowing the shelf to tilt. This is all true only when empty. Once I had wine on the shelves, they no longer slid freely, and the shelf was in danger of dropping out when slid forward. I was unable to add or remove wine bottles without shaking most of the bottles in the cooler. I set the thermostat to 52, and it never got below 57. I lowered it to 50, and it got to 55. Sensing a pattern, I lowered it to 47, and it promptly went to 48. Setting it to 49 let it fluctuate in the lower 50s. My previous unit did not have a digital thermostat, and I have no idea whether it fluctuated - I had simply set it to a position where I liked the temperature of the wine. I bought a thermometer and verified where the temperatures were colder/warmer, and that the fluctuation on the digital display was in fact understating the variation in other parts of the cooler. The real clincher in my unhappiness with the unit is how the wine bottles stack. My previous unit alternated the bottle position on shelves, so that a bottle was under the bottle two shelves above, and between the bottles on the shelf above. This lets you see the labels. The Vissani stacks them all above one another and you cannot see any labels. It also makes the fit for bottles much tighter to add or remove them. I've looked at pictures of other units and see that this is true of most brands. I hated this. Since pulling out the shelves shook everything, this was a deal-breaker for me and I began prowling craigslist and eBay for a unit like my old one but in my budget. The longer I owned the Vissani, the less disgruntled I became, and decided that if I could not find a used replacement within the 90 days of the return policy that I would keep it and could be happy with it. Fortunately, I found a used replacement like my old cooler and returned the Vissani for a full refund, including the warranty. Thank you Home Depot for your great return policy. I'm now a happy camper, and my used wine cooler, which has no warranty whatsoever, is steady at 52 degrees and I can see the labels. I recommend the Vissani only to someone who is unwilling to purchase a used cooler without a warranty, and whose budget cannot go substantially higher than this price point. (Wait for it to go on sale.) It's reasonably quiet, has the same bottle layout as most other brands, holds plenty of bottles, can be installed built-in, and does its job in its inexpensive way. I, however, am really happy I don't own it anymore.
By Bubba on Home Depot - Feb 26, 2013