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Wine tycoon stumbled onto a deal to buy $10m cellar owned by Stalin

Daily Mail Logo Daily Mail | Slide 1 of 18: Two decades ago John Baker got a tip about a mythical wine collection said to have been assembled by the last tsar of Russia, and later fallen into the hands of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. His obsession with finding - and buying - this multi-million dollar cellar buried near a goldmine in Georgia would take him from Sydney's eastern suburbs to the former Soviet republic. Scroll through to learn more about his adventure...

Two decades ago John Baker got a tip about a mythical wine collection said to have been assembled by the last tsar of Russia, and later fallen into the hands of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. His obsession with finding - and buying - this multi-million dollar cellar buried near a goldmine in Georgia would take him from Sydney's eastern suburbs to the former Soviet republic. Scroll through to learn more about his adventure...
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