Since our foundation in 1957, the quality and attention to detail have been our reason for being, which together with the incorporation of new technologies and the work of our craftsmen have made ESTEVE guitars an internationally renowned company.
Located south of Europe along the Mediterranean Sea, Valencia Spain is home to the prestigious ESTEVE craft workshop. In 1957 Francisco Esteve, Manuel Antonio and Monfort Adalid decided to create a guitar workshop and begin their journey in the construction of musical instruments. ESTEVE guitars are known and appreciated throughout the world for their tone and excellent finish, by the high quality materials used and for that rare combination of traditional craftsmanship and modern techniques used in the construction process. The result is a Spanish guitar with soul that gives inspiration to players around the world.
Manuel is the son of the founder of the well respected Spanish brand Esteve. Manuel become their cheif Luthier in 1980 after his father retired and he went on to become one of Spains most respected Flamenco Luthiers. His guitars are traditional sounding instruments with modern ideas in the wood and carbon fibre bracing. If you are looking for a classical guitar on the next level. Look no further then the model 12. This model is a cedar rosewood combination, and comes with a Esteve hardshell case.