Wine Pairing with Old Road Wine Co.
Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

Wine Pairing with Old Road Wine Co.

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.

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PURE BEGINNINGS BRINGS YOU... THINK OUTSIDE: INNOVATION INSPIRED BY NATURE
Jul
27
2:00 PM14:00

PURE BEGINNINGS BRINGS YOU... THINK OUTSIDE: INNOVATION INSPIRED BY NATURE

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.

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Music at Makaranga with The Parlotones
Jul
7
12:00 PM12:00

Music at Makaranga with The Parlotones

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.

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Wine Pairing with Conradie Penhill Artisanal Wines
Jun
20
6:30 PM18:30

Wine Pairing with Conradie Penhill Artisanal Wines

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.

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Wine Pairing with Black Elephant Vintners
May
23
6:30 PM18:30

Wine Pairing with Black Elephant Vintners

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.

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Wine Pairing with Spier Wines
Apr
18
6:30 PM18:30

Wine Pairing with Spier Wines

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.”

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Easter Book Fair with Books2You
Apr
16
to Apr 18

Easter Book Fair with Books2You

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.

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Wine Pairing with KWV Wines
Mar
19
6:30 PM18:30

Wine Pairing with KWV Wines

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. ”

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Whisky Evening with Glenmorangie
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Whisky Evening with Glenmorangie

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.

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Gin Evening with Inverroche
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

Gin Evening with Inverroche

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.

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Moonlight Picnic
Sep
1
6:00 PM18:00

Moonlight Picnic

Join us for an exciting Moonlight Picnic in our gardens.

Pre-order a picnic basket for 2 for R450.  Kiddies’ baskets are available too.  Blankets are included, but must please be returned, and unfortunately no BYO. Cushions are welcome.

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Wine Pairing with Painted Wolf Wines
Jul
24
6:30 PM18:30

Wine Pairing with Painted Wolf Wines

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”.

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Wine Pairing with South Hill Vineyards
Jun
21
6:30 PM18:30

Wine Pairing with South Hill Vineyards

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.

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Wine Pairing with Durbanville Hills
Mar
15
6:30 PM18:30

Wine Pairing with Durbanville Hills

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. 

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Wine Pairing with Neil Ellis and Muratie Wines
Jul
20
7:00 PM19:00

Wine Pairing with Neil Ellis and Muratie Wines

*This event is fully booked now, but please do contact us to see if we have had any cancellations.*

Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Neil Ellis & Muratie Wines. Neil Ellis set out to identify distinct terroir in which individual varieties will excel. He placed the emphasis not only on the environment but also on caring viticultural practices by a dedicated team of growers which extends through to the winemaking practices.

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