Vinotemp VT-32 User Manual

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A P R O U D H E R I T A G E O F E X P E R I E N C E & Q U A L I T Y

Wine Cellar

V T - 3 2 ( 3 2 b o t t l e )

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Y o u r W i n e C e l l a r

This unit can be used for Storage and/or Service. The unit has a glass door and soft interior light that you can leave on to elegantly display your wine.

S e r v i n g W i n e s

Storing wines at the proper temperature is important. To preserve them as long as possible, wine should be stored at approximately 55° Fahrenheit. However, the chart below suggests the optimal drinking temperature for the different styles of wine.








Wine Style





















Armagnac, Brandy, Cognac





Full Bodied Red wines, Shiraz





Tawny Port





Medium Bodied Red Wines





Amontillado Sherry





Light Bodied Red Wines





Full Bodied White Wines





Medium Bodied White Wines





Rosé, Light Bodied White Wines





Vintage Sparkling





Fino Sherry





Non Vintage Sparkling

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General Operating Instructions

Remove all external and internal packaging from your wine cellar. Be sure that all parts have been included before discarding any packaging materials. You may want to keep the box and packing materials for use at a later date.

Upon receipt and inspection of unit, the supply cord must be replaced if it is damaged. Contact our customer service at 1-800-777-8466or

Let the unit rest UNPLUGGED for 24 hours once you have it placed in your home.

Please fully read the instruction manual.

Save these instructions.

Please read and follow all safety rules and operating instructions before using.


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Table of Contents

PARTS AND SPECIFICATIONS .......................................................


IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .............................................


CORD INSTRUCTIONS .................................................................


WINE CELLAR INSTALLATION .......................................................


TEMPERATURE CONTROL .............................................................


REVERSAL OF DOOR SWING ......................................................


CLEANING AND CARE ................................................................


MOVING YOUR WINE CELLAR .....................................................




TERMS OF SALE AND WARRANTY ................................................


SERVICE & IMPORTANT NOTICE .................................................


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1.Glass Door


3.Adjustable Leveling Legs


5.PVC Control Panel


7.LED Temperature Indicator

8.Temperature Adjustment Button

9.Light Switch


1 Temp.



Item Number




Bottle Capacity

Approx. 32



Dimension (HxWxD) without handle





74 Lbs



Power Consumption

1.6 kW.h/24h



Cooling System


Ambient Temp. Range

60 90°F



Temperature Range

45 65°F



Rated Voltage




Rated Frequency




Input Power



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When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and personal injury.

1.Use this appliance only as described in this manual. Other uses are not recommended and may cause fire, electric shock or injury.

2.This product is intended for household use.

3.To protect against electric shock, do not immerse unit, plug or cord in water or other liquids. Avoid locating the unit in moist areas.

4.Never allow children to operate, play with, or crawl inside the unit.

5.Unplug from the outlet when not in use, when moving from one location to another, or before cleaning.

6.To disconnect the appliance, grip the plug and pull it from the wall outlet. Never pull by the cord.

7.Do not operate the appliance in the presence of explosive and/or flammable fumes.

8.Do not place the appliance or any of its parts near an open flame, cooking or other heating appliance.

9.Do not operate the appliance with a damaged cord or plug. If the product malfunctions, or if it is dropped or damaged in any manner, do not use.

10.The use of attachments is not recommended and may be hazardous.

11.Do not operate if the housing is removed or damaged.

12.A loose fit plug may cause overheating and a distortion of the plug. Contact a qualified electrician to replace loose or worn outlet.

13.This appliance is designed to be built-in(fully recessed) or free standing.

14.The wine cellar is intended for use in a controlled ambient location such that the ambient temperature does not exceed 90°F (32°C).

15.Locate the unit away from direct sunlight and sources of heat (stove, heater, radiator, etc.). Direct sunlight may affect/alter the outside color of the appliance.

WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or personal injury, unplug or disconnect the appliance from the power supply before servicing.

WARNING: Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away your old wine cellar, take off the door and leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.

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For your protection, this unit should be properly grounded. Unit is equipped with a 3-conductorcord set that has a molded3-pronggroundingtype plug, and should be used in combination with a properly connectedgrounding-typeoutlet as shown in figure A.

It is not recommended to use this wine cellar

with an extension cord or power board. Please ensure that the appliance is plugged directly into the electrical outlet.


Remove the exterior and interior packaging before use.

Check to be sure you have all of the parts and 1 owner’s manual.

Place your wine cellar on a flat, dry surface that is strong enough to support the unit when fully loaded.

This unit is designed to be built-in(fully recessed) or free standing.

Do not place heavy objects on top of the unit.

Unit is not designed for installation in a garage, basement, or any other location where a controlled ambient environment between 60° and 90°F cannot be maintained.

Do not place the unit in direct sunlight or near sources of heat. Extreme hot and cold ambient temperatures may cause the unit not to perform properly or increase electrical consumption.

Do not place the unit next to a major appliance that emits large amounts of heat, such as a dishwasher, microwave, oven, etc.

Do not plug unit into the same outlet as a refrigerator or microwave.

Before connecting the appliance to the power source, let it stand upright for approximately 24 hours. This will reduce the possibility of a malfunction in the cooling system from handling during transportation.

Clean the interior surface with lukewarm water using a soft cloth before first use.


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1.Gently place/slide the racks into the wine cellar.

2.Determine the best temperature setting to use.

3.Place bottles inside the cooler.

4.Plug the power cord into a standard grounded electrical outlet.

5.Limit the frequency of opening the door to conserve energy and maintain proper storage temperature.

6.You can turn the interior light on and off by touching the button labeled with a light on the front control panel.

Important: When using the wine cellar for the first time, allow at least 24 hours for the internal temperature to adjust properly. Make sure there are at least 3 to 5 bottles in the unit.


Important: In order to operate efficiently, this product should be in an environment with an ambient temperature of less than 90°F (32°C).

Temperature preset:

For your convenience, the wine cellar is programmed at storing temperature. The temperature pre-setby the manufacturer is 54°F (12°C).

Setting the temperature:

You can manually adjust the temperature. Simply press the “” button

on the control panel to decrease the temperature and the “ ” button to

increase the temperature by 1 degree increments inside the wine cellar. The temperature range for this unit is from 45°F (7°C) to 65°F (18°C).

When the cabinet temperature is too low, the LED will display “LL”. When the temperature is too high, it will display “HH”. The “ER” display shows when there has been a power disruption.

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This wine cellar is built with a reversible door. You have the choice of either opening it from the left or the right side. In order to reverse the opening direction of your door, please follow these simple instructions.

CAUTION: To avoid personal injury to yourself and/or property, we recommend someone assist you during the door reversal process.

1.Remove the top hinge assembly and keep for later use.

2.Remove the plug buttons from the left holes on the top of the cabinet and transfer them to the uncovered holes at the right side. Be sure to press the plug buttons firmly into the holes.

3.Remove the door assembly and keep for later use.

4.Remove the right bottom hinge and left bottom hinge and install them on the opposite sides.

5.Re-installthe door assembly with the door handle on the opposite side (rotating the door 180°). Make sure the door assembly is properly aligned on the cabinet.

6.Re-installthe top hinge assembly previously removed in step 1 on the opposite side and tighten all necessary screws.

Note: 1. It is recommended to change the door swing before installation.

2.Please remember, do not power up the unit for 48 hours after cabinet has been out of an upright position to allow the coolants to settle inside the compressor.

3.Always unplug and empty the wine cellar before reversing door and secure any loose items (shelves) for safety.


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