Dick Rosano


Dick Rosano has been writing for many years, with hundreds of articles in The Washington Post, Wine Enthusiast, and numerous publications. Of his 11 historical novels set in Italy, the latest is The Paletti Notebook, a mystery that leaps through time from Florence in 1550 to Washington D.C. in 2021.

The Sicily Chronicles, Parts I and II, serve up an historical novel that covers 11,000 years on the island of Sicily from its earliest inhabitants to present day.

Articles by dickrosano

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 02:50
“Why do we refer to alcohol as spirits?” The question came unsolicited from a man swirling his Negroni, tossed out in the dim light of Harry’s Bar in…
Sat, 03/18/2023 - 08:30
“I’m preparing an article about truffles,” I mentioned to a dinner companion. “Oooh! I love those!” she replied. “Intense chocolate!” No, I explaine…
Mon, 05/16/2022 - 11:16
The rolling hills of Tuscany have drawn hordes of people over the centuries – promising peace of mind, grand art, sumptuous meals, and fine wines. Par…