The blinQ Wine Chiller chills a bottle of wine in 7 minutes and has a unique chill cell technology. It has a 15 minute auto-off timer allowing you to chill bottle after bottle easily and efficiently. It comes with an optional ac power or battery operation. Requires 7 AA batteries, to be purchased separately. It is functional and has a beautiful satin finish design making it perfect for tabletop use. The wine chiller body is made of a Polymer that is scratch and dent resistant. Place three pre-frozen chill cells into your blinQ wine chiller insert a bottle of wine and then pour in some water. Set the timer and in less that 7 minutes, you'll have a cold bottle of wine.