From a raucous get-together with extended family to an elegant cocktail party with close friends, the holidays are a natural time for food and wine lovers to entertain at home. What better to get your discriminating host than a gift for where the action takes place? Successful entertaining is more than just charm and conviviality; it also requires the right tools. We've rounded up some items, from functional pieces to elegant accents, that will help set the stage for the festivities. Wine Spectator associate editor Jennifer Fiedler explains.