Russell Hobbs RH8WC1 8 Bottle Cooler Review

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The Russell Hobbs RH8WC1 is a horizontal worktop fridge and cooler that will hold 8 wine bottles. In terms of size and style it is like a stylish black microwave, a similar size and style with a glass front door with a long handle that sweeps across the front which is used to open the door and also has temperature controls on too.


This Russell Hobbs wine cooler is a simple and safe design that reminds me of a microwave, in size, look and feel. Say that it won’t look out of place and will certainly look stylish on your kitchen counter top.

The glass door allows you to see the wine bottles inside without having to open the door, there is also an internal light too which shows off your bottles too and looks great in the evening when it is getting dark. The door opens from left to right when looking at it and this is where you can also find the light button which you can turn on and off.


This drinks cooler is rated A++ for energy efficiency, this makes is 20% more efficient than an ‘A’ rated appliance, which will save you money on your electricity bills. 

This model will cool down to 8 degrees, this is more then cool enough for your red and white bottles, it also comes with a manufacturer’s 2 year guarantee.


  • Height: 27.5cm
  • Width: 41cm
  • Depth: 54.3cm 
  • Weight: 9.4kg

The Russell Hobbs RH8WC1 is a compact fridge and doesn’t take up anymore room on your worktop that a microwave would. The wire racks within are removable so you can store beer bottles or canned drinks standing up right if you wish instead, otherwise it is perfect for 8 wine bottles on the racks.


  • 1 x Russell Hobbs RH8WC1 Bottle and Drinks Cooler
  • 1x Instruction Booklet
  • 3 x Removable Wire Racks


This is a great little fridge, it saves space in your main fridge and looks stylish on your worktop. It doesn’t take up much space and works well, a solid A++ energy rating makes it an efficient cooler. This is perfect if you want to store 8 bottles and keep them cool, it is good value and a solid design from a good brand such as Russell Hobbs.

You can also get this model in a vertiacal version which is 2 bottles with and 4 bottles high. Read our review here for the Russell Hobbs Vertical 8 Bottle Cooler.

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