Figures from Chinese customs show a boom from January to October 2011—wine imports grew 102 percent in value and 60 percent in volume. For the same period in 2012, imports grew 13 percent in value and 18 percent in volume. With new leaders now in their posts, there is an expectation of more stability going forward. Wine Spectator's Suzanne Mustacich reports.
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