From the Manufacturer
The skybar Wine System: Wine, Redefined
Chill: Serve Wine at Its Ideal Temperature
- Hold a wine tasting at home: You and your guests will enjoy sampling from 3 wine selections for a wine tasting experience in the comfort of your home.
- Everyone selects the wine they prefer: She wants white . . . he prefers red. Now each of you can enjoy the wine you want, when you want it.
- Take your time: Eliminate worry over unfinished wine. The skybar preserves a bottle up to 10 days, letting you enjoy the wine one glass at a time.
Preserve: Retain the Taste and Aroma of Each Wine
- RetainWine quality for up to 10 days: Patented vacuum technology preserves an open bottle of wine by removing the oxygen that would otherwise oxidize and ruin the wine.
- Open the wines you want: Not just the one you will finish in a day. The skybar protects your wine, allowing you to have several types of wine available at once to enjoy over time without worrying about wasted wine.
- Satisfy everyone's taste: No need to compromise on which bottle to open. The skybar preserves the wine, allowing your guests and you to enjoy your favorite wines at the same time . . . without compromise!
Metropolitan Design: Accent Your Home's Stylish Decor
How Does It Work?
This wine system offers 3 individual wine chambers. After the cork is removed from the bottle, the bottle is fitted with a pouring assembly, and then secured into the wine chamber. Once inside the chamber, vacuum preservation begins immediately, removing oxygen from the bottle to preserve your wine. From a sleek, intuitive control panel, a varietal setting is selected, and the skybar automatically cools the wine to its ideal serving temperature. This wine system offers 9 pre-set temperatures for the most popular wine varietals; you may also manually adjust the wine chamber to your preferred serving temperature.
Why Is the skybar Right for You?
The skybar wine system takes the guesswork out of wine by ensuring your wine is served at its optimal temperature--highlighting each varietal's unique bouquet and flavor profile. With its multiple wine chambers, you can open three bottles of wine for your guests, allowing everyone to enjoy the wine they want. Also, because the bottles are preserved in the wine chambers for up to 10 days, you can enjoy the wine at your leisure, eliminating worry over wasted wine. And, with its metropolitan design, the skybar wine system is the ultimate accessory for the design-conscious host and hostess, certain to ignite conversation and incite admiration.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
After a month or so of use the nozzles on 2 chambers clogged up and one of the chambers failed. I contacted the online supplier who were not too helpful but referred me to the manufacturer. The manufacturer service was outstanding! They immediately sent me out replacement parts at no cost and were extremely friendly and helpful. This makes such a difference and I never have any concern buying a product from a company like this that looks after their product. So refreshing!
The entire unit eventually died. I called customer service and had great results. They replaced the entire unit with a brand new one.
UPDATE (9/16/13): The Jarden company has finally responded to our second registered complaint letter with a replacement of two one-bottle units for the original three-bottle unit. This time, it appears the quality is better, and the unit(s) pressurizes better, and the wine tastes as it should (our test has been for 4 days with one same bottle in the unit with no off-taste). So far, our only complaints are that the fan is still pretty loud and not all "regular" 750ml wine bottles will fit the system. That requires decanting of wine from its original bottle into another bottle that fits better. If your bottle is completely full, you may have to "reinstall bottle" into the system which includes pouring out some of the wine, and we have noticed that we have to "reinstall bottle" when the neck size is slightly off. There are three rubber inserts that are supposed to solve the bottle neck fit issue yet have not worked for us. We have identified two bottles that fit and are keeping those in reserve for future need if a bottle doesn't fit.Read more ›
"For optimum cooling, thermoelectric products like the SkyBar Wine System should be in an environment with a room temperature of less than 70 F (21 C). A higher room temperature will result in a slightly warmer internal chamber temperature."
Now, I don't know about you, but the idea of air conditioning my home to 70 F during the summer is ridiculous. Most utilities and HVAC manufacturers recommend a summer setting of 78 F. Cooling my home to 70 F would exponentially increase the cost of operating the SkyBar and make it completely impractical.
In addition to the fan and temperature problems, within a month, two of the clear plastic spouts have broken loose due to minor bumps from wine glasses.
To recap the problems:
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
We purchased the unit and needed to have it replaced several times. Recently, one chamber stopped cooling and another stopped dispensing. Now the entire unit will not power on. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lawrence Lavigne
What a hoot! Hubby and I saw something similar during a recent visit to a high-class restaurant, and we're intrigued. Turns out something very similar could be found for our home. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Lisa F. Wilson
We purchased this product a couple of years ago and I think the first summer season it worked fine till almost Labor Day. One of the chambers started to act up i.e. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Mrs. Kim P. Pheil
I received this as a Christmas gift in 2011. While the unit was quite noisy, it did perform as advertised. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Panther17
I was nervous about purchasing this system because the reviews that I read online where not in favor, but then again I weighed facts over last posting was in 2010 and also the... Read morePublished on January 13, 2013 by tom cox
One chambers fail, no warranty outside US !!
Well this not very smart.
We need to send back the whole thing ... amazing, no ?
I received this product for a gift. When trying to get it to work 2 of the 3 chambers did not work. I have been calling for new chambers since April and yet to receive any. Read morePublished on July 25, 2012 by jd
We purchased this machine for the business in 2008, the power unit went out in 2009. We sent the machine in to be repaired. The power supply went out again in September 2011. Read morePublished on March 16, 2012 by Amazon Customer
We have absolutely enjoyed the wine system! Until we had to call customer service. Unfortunately the system completely shutdown in the past week?? Read morePublished on January 30, 2012 by Brett E. SMITH