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Wine in a Time of Pandemic

March 20, 2020

The ACS internal publication, Chemical & Engineering News had an item indicating COVID-19 should be pretty easy to deactivate on nonporous surfaces but with the caveat that this specific strain hasn't been studied enough to know for sure. The good news is that if COVID-19 proves to be unexpectedly robust in the face of the disinfectants listed on the EPA's list, we're pretty sure that the news would be enough of a surprise that it would be difficult miss that discovery. Peracetic acid disinfectants, which are commonly used in wineries, appear to work the quickest according to the EPA