How to Pick a Host Gift (Depending On How Much You Like the Host)
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One day, that guy you only know because he loudly eats noodles in the office kitchen is going to invite you and the team over for homemade ramen, and you'll have no choice but to show up if you want to look like a team player. But you know what you don’t have to do? Go all-out on a host gift.

To help you figure out the bottles — and the people — that are worth spending the money on, as well as where you can skimp, we tapped booze writer and event producer Meredith Heil and James Beard Award-winning sommelier Belinda Chang to break it down.