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Wine and tapas will make that coveted overnight date even sweeter.

Cailey Rizzo
July 20, 2017

On the penultimate episode of "The Bachelorette," the remaining contestants are headed to Spanish wine country for a romantic getaway.

The bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, will take the remaining three contestants — Bryan, Eric, and Peter — to Rioja, Spain for their final dates.

Courtesy of The Bachelorette

The region is located in north-central Spain, about a one hour drive from Bilbao. There are over 500 wineries in the region, renowned for their production of Rioja wine (some consider it Spain’s answer to Bordeaux).

“We couldn’t be happier in our partnership with 'The Bachelorette' as we take America on a romantic journey through Rioja, one of the greatest wine regions in the world, through its rolling vineyards, stunning architecture and medieval villages,” Ricardo Aguiriano San Vicente, a spokesperson for the region, said in a statement.

While in Spain, the contestants will sample the region’s eponymous delicacy while competing on romantic dates to spend time in the Fantasy Suite with Rachel.

However, those who are not chosen to spend the night with the bachelorette shouldn’t be too upset — it just gives them extra time and an opportunity to potear (bar crawl) through some of the region’s best taperias.

A chance to taste the world’s best tapas seems like an excellent consolation prize.

"The Bachelorette" episode in Rioja will air on ABC Monday, July 24 at 8 p.m. ET.

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