For over forty years, beautiful classical and flamenco guitars have been crafted by our luthiers in our small studio workshop in Valencia, Spain. Our six distinctly different series of hand crafted guitars provide a wide range of models and sound characteristics to satisfy all players through the selection of high quality woods and fine craftsmanship. Mendieta Guitars offer classical and flamenco guitarists a wide range of beautifully handmade instruments that have been crafted in Valencia, Spain.
Our range consists of the Estudiante, Estudio, Conservatoire, Artizan and Professional models; and these different series all have different models providing players with fine craftsmanship and a range of guitars that have different woods, tonal characteristics and price points to satisfy all players desires.
Estudiante Series guitars are all laminate construction and offer tremendous value. Estudio Series guitars are amongst the finest student classicals made in Spain. All models have solid cedar tops. Conservatoire Series guitars are made for players who want a high specification guitar. All models have selected solid cedar tops, and a range of rosewood bodies from various parts of the world.
Flamenco Series are all traditional light weight Andalucian style guitars with our specially developed bracing and solid spruce tops and cypress bodies. Artizan Series gives our luthiers the chance to build with none traditional body materials (Walnut, Mahogany, Rosewood). Professional series guitars are made by our most experienced luthiers. They have carefully selected and meticulously tested tone-woods that are all solid.Shop Now
Suitable for beginners, the Estudiante range features laminated cedar tops and etimoe back and sides and rosewood fingerboards. Available as full size instruments, with 3/4 options available, these instruments provide an affordable route into the world of handmade Spanish guitars.Shop Now
Our Estudio Series guitars are amongst the finest student classical guitars made in Spain. All models have solid cedar tops, rosewood fingerboards and various sapele mahogany and walnut back and sides.Shop Now
Our Conservatoire Series guitars are made for players who want a high specification guitar. All models have solid cedar tops, ebony fingerboards and a range of rosewood back and sides from various parts of the world.Shop Now
Artizan Series gives our luthiers the chance to build with none traditional body materials such as Ziricote, Cocobolo, White Ebony, Green Ebony and Red Gum. These guitars are unique in that no two are the same, even in the same series!Shop Now
Our Professional series guitars are only available in the traditional full body style and are made by our most senior and experienced luthiers for the purist. They have carefully selected all solid woods which are meticulously tested and examined for tone and appearance.Shop Now
Our Flamenco Series are all traditional light weight Andalucian gypsy style guitars.
All models have our specially developed bracing found exclusively in this series and offer solid spruce tops, ebony fingerboards and cypress back and sides.
Perfect for traditional European folk music, the Bandurria is a smaller variation of the lute.Shop Now
The Laud (or Spanish Lute) is a traditional instrument of Arabic and Spanish origin, adapted from its medieval incarnation. These instruments are essential for traditional and folk music.Shop Now