On the 12th of April 2011, SAIIE Maties was officially launched. We had a wine tasting and dinner at Annandale Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. 70 people including undergrad’s, postgrad’s and lecturers attended. Hempies Du Toit, the owner of the farm, entertained us and provided scrumptious game pie for dinner. SAIIE Maties started off with a BANG!