There are some basic expectations that most home wine preservation systems fail to fulfill. Is it solidly built? Is the cooling system quiet? Does it operate (and can fresh bottles be swapped in) without excessive dripping? Is it simple to use but also adaptable to different wine types? Does it actually preserve the wine? Skybar passes all of these tests and goes one extra ($999.
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