Jamie Drummond

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Jamie Drummond (born November 7, 1971) is a Canadian sommelier, wine consultant, and writer who acts as Senior Editor and Director of Programs for Toronto not-for-profit Good Food Revolution.[1] Drummond was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is a former pupil of George Watson's College.[2] Following this Drummond went on to read Cultural Studies at the University of East London, UK.[citation needed]

Drummond began working as a sommelier for UK Chef Andrew Radford's Michelin Guide recognised Atrium restaurant in Edinburgh, Scotland.[3][4] During this time he studied with the United Kingdom's Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET).[5][6] In 1997 Drummond emigrated to Canada and began working as Sommelier at Toronto's Granite Club.[7] In 2004 he was hired by Jamie Kennedy and was in control of the selection and purchasing of wines for Kennedy's restaurants[8][9] until late 2009.[1] For some time it was rumoured that he was the chef behind Charlie's Burgers in Toronto,[10][11] which was not the case.[12] Drummond has served as a wine judge for Intervin, BioVino, Ontario Wine Awards, Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.[6][13][14] He also occasionally DJ's in Toronto as DJ Non Doctor.[4][15]


  1. ^ a b Aronovitch, Davida (September 21, 2009). "Closing in on the sale of the Jamie Kennedy Wine Bar | Rumours & Rumblings". torontolife.com. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ Photo by Chloé Dulude (March 1, 2009). "enRoute | Spin the Bottle". Enroute.aircanada.com. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b [2] Archived September 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Sommelier Service". Sommelier Service. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b http://www.royalfair.org/files/Wine%20Competition%20Judges%20List.pdf
  7. ^ "Nose Job". torontolife.com. March 30, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  8. ^ [3][dead link]
  9. ^ "CityBItes TEMP (Page 1)" (PDF). Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  10. ^ Susan Sampson Food Writer (March 27, 2009). "Delicious, mysterious, covert cuisine". Toronto Star. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Charlie's Burgers – Topics". Macleans.ca. March 30, 2009. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  12. ^ james chatto. "Revealed: Charlie Burger's true identity". Globe and Mail. Canada. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Intervin". Intervin.ca. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Taste! A Celebration of Regional Cuisine – Prince Edward County, Ontario". Tastecelebration.ca. June 28, 2008. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  15. ^ Signe Langford Special to the Star (July 20, 2010). "Wine, women and the glass ceiling". Toronto Star. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 

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