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Víctor De La Serna

Víctor De La Serna

Victor de la Serna (Madrid, 1947) is a columnist and former Deputy Editor for El Mundo, a national newspaper in Madrid. He graduated from the School of Journalism at Columbia University in New York in 1973. He is a member of the International Wine Academy and of Spain's Royal Academy of Gastronomy. He has won Spain's National Gastronomy Award three times. In 1998 he created a small wine estate, Finca Sandoval, in southeast Spain, included by French writers Michel Bettane and Thierry Desseauve in their book, 'The World's Greatest Wines'. Victor covers Spain for timatkin.com


All posts by Víctor De La Serna below

27th Mar 2013 in Articles

Priorat: from tradition to hi-tech to terroir

When the International Wine Academy, the august Geneva-based institution, first visited Catalonia two decades ago, its members didn't make it to Priorat: the roads were bad in 1994, accommodation almost non-existent, and even if the wines had... Read more


9th Dec 2012 in Articles

Rioja's third way

The story of Rioja resembles the old Chinese curse – they've lived through many interesting times. Boom and bust, fame and oblivion. Rioja wine is on the ascent... Read more