17 Best Gifts for the Hostess In Your Life

For most of us, this holiday season will look different and likely involve less intermingling than we're used to. But, if you're merging bubbles this holiday season, don't forget to spare a thought for the host or hostess doing all the extra work to ensure friends and family have a seasonal soiree in the safest way possible!

Those who help us celebrate, feast together, and cherish each other –– who deserves a great gift more than these folks? Nobody! And that goes double if the hostess is you (because you're juggling a lot, including your role as a risk mitigator and cheerful party planner). The tradition of a hostess gift is how we show our appreciation for the difficult and generous work of hosting.

Whether you're looking to up your hostess game, or you want to find gracious gift ideas to thank the hosts and hostesses who'll make this holiday season shine (even over Zoom), you're in the right place. We've stocked our holiday Gift Shop and included here some perfect hostess gift ideas for all kinds of different hosts: the festive foodie, the dinner party hostess, the candle fan, the cocktail party aficionado, and more!

This year, enjoy giving (and getting) unique hostess gifts that keep on giving. Spread the cheer!

Find more gifts for everyone on your list at the Gift Shop!


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1pt Monthly Infused Cocktail Box

From $18.00 per box
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What's Included: Help your favorite hostess throw a cocktail party to remember with this unique gift! More exciting than the typical bottle of wine, 1pt Cocktail Infusions delivers 2 all-natural infusion blends made from herbs, spices, and more, along with 6 easy-to-follow recipes for 3-ingredient cocktails. Even better? All infusion blends last for 12 cocktails each and are designed with a fast turnaround in mind, so she can start infusing at lunchtime and be ready by happy hour.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. between the 1st-5th of the month


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American Cocktail Club

From $38.99 per box
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What's Included: The mixology box from the American Cocktail Club makes hosting even easier, sending all that's needed to create 4 servings of a unique, great-tasting craft cocktail every month! The perfect gift for a small dinner party or get-together, hostesses can receive the Everything But the Booze Box for all mixers and ingredients, or the Everything Box for, well, everything they need, including featured spirits.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. during the 3rd week of the month


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Monthly Medium Box

From $26.95 per box
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What's Included: Sure to be included on a list of favorite things for most hosts and hostesses is a scented candle that creates a warm and inviting environment for all their guests. This season, treat them to Wickbox, a monthly subscription that sends luxury candles scented to their personal fragrance preferences! Select the Medium option for candles with a burn time of 30-60 hours, or Large for up to 100 hours of enjoyment.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 15th of the month


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Tea Runners

From $22.08 per box
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What's Included: During these winter months, you can't go wrong by sending a personalized tea drinking experience! Great for gifting to just about anyone on your list, each monthly box from Tea Runners brings flavorful, award-winning brews with a curated collection of 4 small-batch loose-leaf teas. Choose from Pure Teas, Blacks, Herbals, or a sampling box for new blends, brewing instructions and tasting notes.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3-5 business days of ordering, with renewals shipping in the 1st week of every month


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The Standard - Wine Club (Monthly) By "He Wines, She Dines"

From $50.00 per box
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What's Included: Instead of showing up on the doorstep with bottle of wine in hand, take it a few steps further with a customized box of wines from He Wines, She Dines. The Standard wine club is an affordable gift that is curated around each individual's tastes and preferences. They'll get 3 bottles of wine, handpicked from some of the best boutique vineyards from around the world, and sent with pairing suggestions and an occasional seasonal treat!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 5 business days of ordering, with renewals shipping on the 21st of each month


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DIY Charcuterie Board Kit

From $77.50 per box
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What's Included: Send a graze-worthy gift with a one-off or annual subscription to Peck Boards. Just what every hostess needs, this unique subscription will help them master the art of charcuterie and cheese boards with a kit that's got it all –– curated meats, cheeses, dried fruit and nuts, gourmet spreads and sweets. A beautiful slate board is included in the first box to help them create a holiday spread, complete with an im-peck-able platter!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S.; order by the 15th to get it by Christmas Eve