Board of Directors Lumen

Patrick Baugier de Chevestre

Patrick is Chairman and Founder of Metrowine Distribution, one of the largest Bordeaux wine distributors in the US. He has a deep background in wine, having grown up in Bordeaux, where his family has been active in the wine business for four centuries. In addition to Bordeaux growths, Metrowine Distribution imports and distributes hundreds of high quality wines originating from other continents, such as Oceania, Africa, Latin America and Europe.

Metrowine Distribution is part of the Metrowine Group which owns a logistic company in the US (Chateau Express), a negociant in Bordeaux and various wholesale distribution business around the US. Patrick is a foreign trade advisor to the French government (CCE), nominated by the French prime minister, and a long-time member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).

He is a member of the Chevalier du Tastevin, Commandeur of La Commanderie du Bontemps et du Medoc, and a Member of the Jurade of Saint Emilion, de l’Union Club Bordelais. Patrick holds a degree in Law from the University of Assas in Paris.