Questions and Answers – Wine Vinegar
Wine vinegars do still contain some level of alcohol. The “vinegar” taste is actually due to acetic acid, but the chemical transformation is never fully complete just sitting around a kitchen. Vinegar would be much too gross to drink in the quantity it would take to intoxicate anyone.If you are trying to eliminate the alcohol content in your food, cook it (this is true for wine too).
Read my web page on Alcohol Burn Off During Cooking.