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Actually, there is little to no reaction of vinegar on copper metal (hence, the copper wire in solution is clear). Existing $\ce{Cu2O}$ coating will be slowly attacked, forming a cuprous acetate which in air/oxygen creates soluble cupric acetate. The latter serves as a weak electrolyte for a further electrochemical attack of the copper metal with $\ce{O2}$ ...

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