Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Bon Courage Estate.
The stately Cape Dutch homestead dates back to 1818 and the estate has enjoyed the attention and dedication of three generations of the Bruwer family since 1927.
Are you engaged? Planning your wedding?
Come along to The Makaranga Garden Lodge on Sunday 11th August from 10-3pm for our Annual Exclusive Bridal Fair
Tickets are R50pp on the day or book your early bird tickets online via Quicket for only R40pp
An entertaining and yet powerfully meaningful presentation exploring a range of lessons from nature for the future of technology, business and our world. Nature’s forms inspire efficiencies beyond what we thought was possible. Nature’s processes are way ahead of the cutting edge of our technologies. Nature’s systems encompass the wisdom and genius of billions of years of experience. This presentation explores how we are learning from emulating nature’s forms, processes and systems for innovative responses to human challenges. There are literally as many ideas as there are organisms.
Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Old Road Wine Co.
There is something about an old vine. Something mysterious, intangible but unmistakably distinctive. Its history interwoven with the soil in which it is rooted, branching out to the farm, the town, and the surrounding wine region.
Get the family together, grab a picnic blanket and come and join us for a fun day out for everyone! There will be fully stocked bars with all your favourite drinks, a wide range of some of SA's best wines as well as tantalising food stalls. The day promises to cater for the whole family with renowned artists, The Parlotones, great food and breathtaking views of the picturesque gardens.
Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Conradie Penhill Artisanal Wines.
Conradie Penhill Artisanal Wines is a boutique winery based at the foothills of the famous Langeberg Mountains in the Nuy Valley, situated between Worcester and Robertson in the Cape Winelands of South Africa. The company was created in January 2015 through the formation of a partnership between Gareth and Kate Penny, owners of the nearby, beautifully restored Penhill Manor, and the award winning, fifth generation winemaker of Conradie Family Vineyards Private Cellar, C.P. Conradie.
Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Black Elephant Vintners.
Black Elephant Vintners was born out of synchronicity, fortuitous friendships and a love for wine. Co-founder Kevin Swart (Black) in 2011 purchased a charming boutique wine farm, La Petite Vigne, situated on the outskirts of the Franschhoek village. Six months later, a previous business partner Raymond Ndlovu, followed suit and the Ndlovu’s (Elephant) joined the Swart’s in their fearless uncovering of a new life in the Franschhoek valley.
The hugely popular Music At Makaranga returns on Sunday the 5th of May featuring one of SA’s favourites, Matthew Mole, and supporting acts.
Get the family together, grab a picnic blanket and come and join us at Makaranga Garden Lodge for a fun day out for everyone!
Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Spier Wines.
“Spier, near Stellenbosch, is one of South Africa’s oldest wine farms with a recorded history dating back to 1692. Our wines are among the most awarded in the country. Inspired by terroir. Crafted with passion. Savoured across the world.”
Books2You will be at Makaranga for an Easter Book Fair from Tuesday the 16th of April until Thursday the 18th.
Come and browse through over 1000 beautiful books on display while the kids enjoy an activity program, which runs at 10am and 1:30pm slots. Recommended for ages 2 - 7.
Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from KWV Wines.
“Our wines and grapes are sourced from the most sought-after viticultural regions of South Africa and grown from the world’s oldest earth. Our cellars have produced an award-winning range of products. Our brands have a solid foundation in tradition, while innovating with contemporary tastes. Over the decades they have earned KWV a loyal following of discerning consumers both locally and abroad. ”
Join us for an exciting evening with Glenmorangie in The Library Bar. Glenmorangie is the N°4 premium malt whisky in the world and Scotland's favourite single malt, its creation combines art and science. Distilled in the tallest stills in Scotland using the purest water from the Tarlogie Spring.
Join us for an exciting evening with Inverroche in The Library Bar. As the pioneers of South African craft gin, Inverroche Distillery was founded by Lorna Scott and her family. Growing from strength to strength in the local community of Still Bay in the Western Cape of Southern Africa.
Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Painted Wolf Wines.
“Our aim is to create expressive, bold, fruit driven wines which reflect the rich terroirs of South Africa. We are avid fans of the proudly South African grape varietals Pinotage and Chenin Blanc, which are at the heart of our range of wines. This has resulted in collection of wines as diverse and interesting as the African wild dogs we support”.
Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from South Hill Vineyards.
South Hill Vineyards is an exclusive boutique wine farm situated on the cool mountain plateau of the Elgin Valley, South Africa. If the general climate of Elgin is considered uniquely well-suited to the growing of premium quality grapes, then the meso-climate on South Hill is even more so.
Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Silkbush Mountain Vineyards.
Just as special and unique as the Silkbush is, so are their soils, slopes and vineyards. This is manifested in their wines – you can taste the unique mountain terroir. South Africa’s hidden treasure!
Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Mulderbosch Vineyards.
Mulderbosch has endeavoured to represent innovation, flair and excellence that proudly displays the unique Mulderbosch label and continues to push the frontiers of winemaking and viticulture.
Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Durbanville Hills.
The unique location of Durbanville Hills’ cellar a mere 20 minutes from Cape Town’s city centre, offers not only a spectacular view of Table Mountain and Table Bay, but also an extraordinary terroir that stabilises temperatures and eliminates extremes of heat and cold.