Franschhoek Wine Valley

Father’s Day Concert with award-winning cellist Carol Thorns and CODA Africa’s lead singer Zami Mdingi

Well known to local audiences, award-winning cellist Carol Thorns joins forces with CODA Africa’s lead singer Zami Mdingi for an exceptional concert – Classical cello music with an African twist.

Carol Thorns holds a Cum Laude Bachelor of Music Degree and a South African Music Award nomination for Best Instrumental Album for her solo cello album, Fireflies in The Rain.  Her world-wide performances include opening for Vanessa Mae, performing for J Lo and sharing a stage with John Legend.

Zami Mdingi reached the top 100 in Idols and was singed to EMI at a young age. With CODA Africa she has travelled internationally and was nominated for 2 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) for ‘Most Promising Artiste in Africa’, and ‘Best African-Electro Act’ alongside Goldfish and Mi Casa.

Venue: Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate

Timing: 11 AM welcome drink, 11:30 AM concert starts

Tickets: R280 from

Optional Lunch R395 per person

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


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Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861