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Sep 4, 2007 06:53 PM

My wine fridge has a lot of moisture, any suggestions?

The bottles seem to be sweating and it's affecting the labels which is annoying. The fridge is set at 55 and is brand new. Not all of the bottles are affected, I'd say 35% are though. Our house has central air and doesn't get flat out hot. Any ideas how to combat this or what might be wrong?

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  1. When you initially put the wines into a new wine fridge, assuming they're coming from slightly below room temperature in the summer, say 70 egrees, some condensation on the bottles should occur. I would just wipe off the affected ones with a towel. Most likely this problem will resolve itself in the next couple of days. As long as they're not dripping wet, they should be fine.

    1. Your problem is that the door of your wine fridge doesn't close 100%. Just add some "foam seal" (self adhesive) around the door and your problem will be gone!