Delgado Zuleta is the oldest winery in the Marco de Jerez region. According to its archive records, its origins go back to the XVIII century and the oldest legacy found in the company’s extensive archive dates from 1719.




Establishment of the company by Mr Francisco Gil de Ledesma, Knight of Calatrava’s Order and Honorary Mayor of Sanlúcar de Barrameda.


Fundación de la empresa por Don Francisco Gil de Ledesma, caballero de la Orden de Calatrava y alcalde honorífico de Sanlúcar de Barrameda.


The marriage of Doña Dolore Ñudi y Dias de la Concha, the founder’s direct descendant, and Mr José Maria Delgado y Zuleta who, after the wedding, took charge of the business and helped to make the company grow, as a result the company was given a new name.


Delgado Zuleta become for the first time the supplier of the Spanish Royal House.


Delgado Zuleta named his best Manzanilla La Goya, the artistic name of a famous period cuplé2 singer and dancer whose real name was Aurora Mañanos Jauffre. Quite frequently, she acted as ambassador and hostess in multiple events.


King Alfonso XIII and Queen Victoria Eugenia, the great-grandparents today’s King of Spain, honored Delgado Zuleta by signing their names on both boots.


The company got its current trade name, Delgado Zuleta S.A. entering in a growth stage in both, Spain and the international market. In parallel major investments are made in the production area to adequately meet the growth.


Delgado Zuleta merged with Benito Rodriguez La-Cave, a highly prestigious family-based winery with whom they had family ties and which was highly recognized for the quality of its Barbiana Manzanilla and its Amontillado of Sacristy Quo Vadis?


Comienza el traslado de la bodega al Pago de la Dehesilla, por estar completamente seguros de la idoneidad de la ubicación para la crianza de la manzanilla y por mantener botas muy viejas para la crianza de sus vinos. El proceso dura más de 16 años.


La manzanilla La Goya es seleccionada para el enlace de los Reyes de España, don Felipe de Borbón y doña Letizia Ortiz. Posteriormente, esa misma manzanilla fue elegida por el comité de cata del Consejo Regulador de la D.O. Manzanilla de Sanlúcar para la conmemoración del bicentenario de la Constitución, «La Pepa», con un embotellado especial.


The launching the Manzanilla en Rama Goya XL wine which was made of the winery’s best selected Soleras3 and which from the very beginning was considered by experts as one of the best Manzanilla in history.


Delgado Zuleta entered the US market, after being present in twenty more countries of the five continents, among which we underline China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the UK, France, the Netherlands and Finland.


Quo Vadis?, the very old amontillado wine of Delgado Zuleta, classified as VORS, Vinum Optimum Rare Signatum (Wine Selected as Optimal and Exceptional) was rated 97 points by Parker.