Lifestyle New Year’s Eve party host gift ideas Jonathan Adler's Champagne candle makes a great host gift. Photo Credit: Jonathan Adler By Meredith Deliso firstname.lastname@example.org @themerryness December 30, 2015 4:39 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Skip the cliche bottle of wine — here are some suggestions on what you can bring the gracious host of your New Year’s Eve party. Champagne candle “Don’t bring a bottle of wine — I’m sure the host has gotten a squillion already,” designer Jonathan Adler says. “I like to bring one of my Champagne candles — all the fun of drinking and guaranteed not to give you a hangover.” Board game “Bringing a game is a great gift — something hypothetical like Apples to Apples or Table Topics,” chef Carla Hall says. “A game is a gift that the host can also use at another gathering.” Plant “Other great hostess gifts include a plant — one that doesn’t have to be tended to right away or require transferring to a vase,” Hall says. “Something that lives and can be watched is a great gift.” Whiskey and whiskey stones “Bring a Dean & DeLuca dual bottle tote, which can find a nice bottle of champagne and your favorite bottle of whiskey,” says Joel Pettersson, executive chef of Dean & DeLuca SoHo. “Don’t forget to bring whiskey stones from Teroforma. They’re handcrafted in Vermont and will make a great gift for the host.” By Meredith Deliso email@example.com @themerryness Meredith has been a features editor with amNewYork since 2013, covering dining, health, travel and books. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.