Unsold French wine to be turned into sanitizer

Stocks of French wine unsold due to the consequences of the Covis-19 virus lockdown are to be sent to distilleries to make hand sanitizer liquid in a scheme to make room for the produce of the 2020 grape harvest and which is funded by the EU.

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French alcohol producers have had a bad year. With restaurants and bars closed for two months during the pandemic, the industry has suffered from low sales across the board, reports Forbes.