Robots take over vineyards in Italy as wineries struggle with worker shortages over Covid-19

Valdella, Italy – Last year’s grape harvest was a horrific stampede at Mirco Capelli’s Tuscan vineyard. With Italy’s borders closed due to the pandemic, Eastern European workers he was counting on were unable to enter the country. The company he contracted to supply grape pickers had no one to offer it to him. He eventually … Read more

Heathrow and Gatwick: New Year’s travel rules for Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Greece

As the Omicron variant continues to break daily case records across Europe, many popular holiday destinations have been subject to travel restrictions and border rules changed or modified. If you’re looking to get away to the sun during the New Year, it’s worth being aware of where to go and the applicable entry requirements. After … Read more

Swedish-Italian joint venture aims to build new twin tilt wind turbines in Italy

A Swedish company hopes to launch the floating offshore wind farm market in Italy with its innovative twin tilt turbines. Stockholm-based Hexicon recently acquired a 50-50 joint venture with Bologna-based clean energy developer Avapa Energy. To develop floating offshore wind farms for Italy. The new project, called Avene Hexicon, will begin the search for suitable … Read more

Italy welcomes antiquities smuggled from American museums

On Thursday, the Italian Minister of Culture welcomed the return of 201 valuable antiquities valued at more than 10 million euros ($11 million) that were in prestigious American museums and galleries after being illegally smuggled in recent decades. They were among thousands of artifacts seized from smugglers or returned to Italy this year in major … Read more

Italy welcomes antiquities smuggled from American museums

On Thursday, the Italian Minister of Culture welcomed the return of 201 valuable antiquities valued at more than 10 million euros ($11 million) that were in prestigious American museums and galleries after being illegally smuggled in recent decades. They were among thousands of artifacts seized from smugglers or returned to Italy this year in major … Read more

New Italian law requires workers to get a Covid vaccine or test

ROME – Italy on Friday set a new standard for major Western democracies seeking to weather the pandemic by enacting a sweeping law requiring the country’s workforce – public and private – to have government-issued health permits, essentially forcing Italians to choose between obtaining one. and earn a living. With this move, Italy, the first … Read more

Can I travel to Italy from the US? Forbes Consultant

Editorial note: We earn commission from partner links on Forbes Advisor. Panels do not influence editors’ opinions or ratings. Despite concerns about the alternative Omicron for Covid-19, Travel between Italy and the United States is open. But vaccination and testing requirements make it essential to prepare before embarking on your journey. Furthermore, Italy is currently … Read more

The Italian island of Vulcano evacuated residents due to carbon dioxide levels

Carbon dioxide levels around the volcanic island of Vulcano in the Aeolian archipelago off the northern coast of Sicily have risen from 80 tons to 480 tons, effectively reducing the amount of oxygen in the air, according to Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV). Gas levels began to rise significantly on October 21, … Read more

In the Italian Alps, traditional medicine is thriving, as is Covid

SAN CANDEDO, ITALY – For a family of organic farmers living on the side of a snow-capped mountain in the northern Italian province of Bolzano, the coronavirus couldn’t match the immune-stimulating effects of fresh alpine air, the refreshment brought on by a good hike and the healing powers of algae, herbs and vegetables in the … Read more