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    15 Gifts For Your Friend Who Is Always Playing Host To Your Group

    Every group has that one person who actually loves to play host.

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    1. A set of wine condoms that will keep half-finished bottles of wine from going to waste.

    Sure, they are a totally weird concept but look, they're practical and will make a great conversation starter!

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $13.97.

    2. An iridescent corkscrew that will brighten everyone's mood when it makes an appearance alongside a new bottle of wine.

    In these dark times, we could all do with a little more color β€” and wine β€” in our lives.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.49.

    3. A set of battery-operated tea light candles that will create that cozy wine-by-candlelight feeling without the fire hazard.

    These "candles" also automatically turn off after six hours, so they'll suit anyone who lives in fear of accidentally leaving a candle burning β€” a serious concern after a few drinks tbh.

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $12.99.

    4. A set of mini cheese boards that can be written on with chalk.

    Put a different cheese on each board and label accordingly OR make each guest an individual cheese plate with their name on it.

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $15.99.

    5. A highly rated wine aerator that will make even the cheapest bottle of wine palatable.

    Promising review: "This is one of those products that winds up exceeding expectations β€” it's hard to imagine why every wine drinker doesn't already own one! Not only is it sleek and conveniently small but it completely changes the taste of red wine immediately after using it." β€”DG

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    6. And a wine decanter made from hand-blown crystal glass and that will look way more expensive than it actually is.

    Nothing says class like turning up to a party where the wine is already sitting out to ~breathe~.

    Get it from Amazon for $37.95.

    7. A pretty guest book that will give bathroom visitors the chance to properly thank their host.

    After a year of tipsy visitors, this will make for some excellent reading.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    8. A set of cloth napkins that every actual grown-up will appreciate the hell out of.

    For less than $10 you can help your friend take their party to a whole new level of fancy.

    Get a set of four from Target for $9.49.

    9. An ice ball mold that will give the whiskey drinkers (and everyone else) at the party something to talk about.

    The mold is made from a flexible silicone, making it super easy to pop out these perfect icy spheres.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95 or from Jet for $8.95.

    10. And a set of diamond-shaped whiskey glasses that will prove to guests it's not just about the wine drinkers.

    Drinking whiskey will have never felt so goddamn sophisticated.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $23.06.

    11. A set of marble coasters that will get the host a load of compliments every weekend.

    Marble goes with pretty much any table setting, so you can't go wrong with these.

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $29.86 (available in four colors).

    12. A set of wooden cheese knives with copper handles that honestly couldn't be more ~on trend~.

    Way better than any old crappy butter knife ruining the spread.

    Get a set of three from World Market for $11.89.

    13. And a set of rose gold straws for nights when cocktails are being served.

    The literal perfect touch to any NYE or birthday party.

    Get a pack of 100 straws from Amazon for $9.95.

    14. An adorably kitschy avocado bowl that will make that guac even more of a party pleaser.

    Promising review: "I can't get over that someone actually made this! And the amount of thought put into it. If you close the lid with the spoon inside, it looks just like a real avocado, complete with the end of the spoon sticking out as the stem. It's perfect." β€”iguanas

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 or from Jet for $9.99.

    15. And this brie baking dish that will help raise the bar for every future cheese and wine night.

    Baked brie > pretty much everything else.

    Get it from Crate and Barrel for $19.95.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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