Valdezate, is a medium-sized village of the province of Burgos. It has been considered as a town since midway through the XVII century because the Count of Miranda bought the title. According to Alfredo San José, the location, dependent on the Count, could last until the first third of the XIX century, not up to the XX century, when Valdezate made its debut as a free town.
In the magazine named “Val de Ozate”, it is considered a town, with a 20.4 Km² area and a population 700 inhabitants. It held position 150 out 504 populated towns of the era.
In 1880 many vineyards were neglected as a result of the phylloxera disaster. Today, like the whole of the Ribera del Duero region, it has a fundamental role in the area’s economy.
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Here, the Pomar Viñedos development with its brands, Pomar de Burgos and Quinta de Baco. At the beginning of the XVIII century the first “Pomar” appeared in the Ribera del Duero. Since then, the family has been devoted to cultivating grapevines. Wine is made in the wine-presses and conserved in “La Honda”, the most peculiar and deepest winery in Valdezate.
Also, the Señorio de la Serna Winery has the capacity to store 3,200 barrels of French and American oak. They produce excellent seasons.
Subjected to many transitions, this place began its history with late Romanesque church with a rectangular floorplan, where there were burials. Rebuilt a couple of times between 5th – 10th.