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Entertaining is easy when you have the right tools! Use this handy list from Williams-Sonoma to fill your wedding registry with all the elements necessary to pull off a great party, then get to mastering a signature drink recipe or two. You’ll have a house filled with happy guests in no time.

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1. Ice Bottle Chiller Mold, $29.95

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An artsy way to chill wine, and the mold can last up to six hours before melting. For an even more creative twist to the display, add flower petals or citrus slices to the mold before freezing.

 2. Dorset Single Old-Fashioned Glasses, $71.95 for a Set of Four

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Calling all Madmen fans! These hand-cut lead crystal glasses are exactly what you need to outfit that retro bar cart (and serve a delicious scotch).

3. Pantry Oval Serving Platter, $59.95

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A timelessly versatile porcelain serving dish that will fit with any party theme (and hold a healthy portion of everything from crab canapes to whole lasagna slices).

4. Monogrammed Stainless Steel Bar Tools Set, $34.95

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A strainer, jigger, bottle opener, and ice tongs, all conveniently organized in a handsome stainless steel holder for direct countertop access.

5. Insulated Cocktail Shaker, $44.95

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Keep extra portions of drinks cool long after the first pour with the double wall insulation of this dishwasher safe cocktail shaker. The insulation also keeps slippery condensation from forming on the exterior.

trans, wedding registry sponsored posts 6. Reidel Decanter, $50

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A reasonably priced, beautifully shaped decanter that works with reds and whites.

7. Le Creuset Leverpill Trigger Wine Opener Set, $99.95

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No more torn up corks that get stuck in the neck of the bottle! Open wine the easy (and embarrassment-free) way with this self-pulling lever-handle corkscrew. Also included in the set: a foil cutter, wine stopper, drip ring, and extra corkscrew.

8. Microplane Stainless-Steel Citrus Bar Tool, $19.95

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Because garnishes make the cocktail, and this one will give you curly rind peels and flavorful zest. There’s also a built-in bottle opener on the other end!

9. Tossa Highball Glasses, $90 for a set of 6.

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Use this skinnier style for serving fizzy summer cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages.

10. Brown Bone Nut Bowl, $59

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At the end of the night, a good cocktail party is about two things: yummy snacks and the little they-really-thought-of-everything details. Check both off your list by keeping side tables stocked with nuts and other savory drink compliments in this handsome dual chamber serving bowl.

Related: Top 10 Williams-Sonoma Registry Products Under $100

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