Summary: Please, for the sake of your wine, stay away from this fridge. Within 3 months of purchase, the motherboard went out and the fridge stopped working. All of our wine was ruined. They replaced the motherboard and 6-7 months later--it happened again, This time when the repair guy came out he said "well, it's under the counter, it's going to overheat there all the time", implying it was our fault for placing an under counter wine fridge...under a counter.
Summary: The control panel stopped working shortly after purchasing and the company does not stand behind their products. I was told to fax receipt to company and they would call me back and let me know if it would be under warranty. They did not call back. Do not buy an Avanti wine fridge quality or customer service isn't important to you.
Summary: Unfortunately, an Avanti product came w/ my condo and the kitchen cabinets are built around it. But this is the third one I had to get in a 5-yr period - and it's broken again. I also found the manufacturer to be very difficult to deal with when calling them about warranty work and the local repair shop they contract with was a mess. Not on time, shotty work and left a few screws laying on the wood floor.
Summary: "Everything arrived on time and in perfect condition. I have found the unit quiet and to perform as advertised. I would definitely recommend this wine cooler to anyone, especially those who would like to replace an ice maker. It is a perfect fit.
Summary: Avanti does not support its products after one year and does not even offer service providers who can fix their products after that one year period. The customer service department is unhelpful and unapologetic. I found this out after my wine refrigerator broke (about 3 years after I purchased it, it simply shuts off periodically for no apparent reason, which is not good for something you purchase for the sole reason of maintaining a constant temperature) and still have...
Summary: I purchased this model to replace a trash compactor in my kitchen during a remodel 2 years ago. When the cooler was first installed, it was kind of loud, but not too bad. Over time the motor has gotten measurably louder. Now, when it kicks on, it sounds like a garbage disposal. I've turned it off and am looking to replace it as soon as possible. I cannot recommend this unit.
Summary: Buy it, enjoy it, pray it never needs service. Because if you ever need a part, more than likely, you are going to be flat out of luck. I have a 35-bottle Avanti cooler that is a few years old. The thermostat went out on it. I called Avanti. Them: That unit has been discontinued. Me: OK, how do I go about getting a replacement thermostat? Them: That unit has been discontinued. Me: Can you recommend an appliance parts store that may have a replacement thermostat?