New Year’s Party Hostess Gifts

Get the party started with these festive finds.

1

Kim Crawford Holiday Sauvignon Blanc

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This shiny gold wine bottle, complete with metallic detailing, is already party-ready (no gift wrap necessary). Its fruity aroma and crisp finish make it an instant crowd pleaser—we might suggest bringing two bottles. Bonus: it has a screw cap, so it’s ready to drink within seconds of receiving.

To buy: $18, available nationwide.

2

Waffleshot

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We can’t get enough of these edible espresso cups, which can double as shot glasses or a vessel for affogatos. Each crispy cone is lined with a rich coating of Belgian chocolate, with flavors like S’mores and Salted Caramel. You’ll never want to drink (or eat) out of an ordinary cup again.

To buy: $28 for a variety 6-pack, neimanmarcus.com.

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3

Rosa Regale Sparkling Red

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Instead of reaching for the bottle of brut, switch it up this year with a sparkling red. Its frothy pink foam is as festive as it gets, and the sweet notes of strawberry make it perfect for a toast. Drink it on its own or use it in a cocktail—try it with Triple Sec and a splash of cranberry juice.

To buy: $20, wine.com.

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4

Lolli & Pops Cozy Cocoa

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From the rich milk chocolate cocoa mix to the chocolate-dipped peppermint marshmallows, this cozy collection is the ideal gift for the chocoholics in your life. Plus, the recipient can enjoy the ceramic mugs all year long.

To buy: $49, lolliandpops.com.

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5

Maille Exclusive Duo of Truffle Mustards

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Forget the oil and vinegar set. This limited edition mustard duo is one of our favorite gifts this season, thanks to the beautiful stoneware jars and sleek black and gold packaging. The truffle mustards themselves are just as luxurious—try stirring a bit into a warm and creamy risotto. 

To buy: $93, maille.com.

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