If it seems like you always find out about local wine tasting events with too little notice to take advantage of them. Vinyou can help, listing the locations of wine tasting events around the world.
Vinyou serves as a platform for people to promote locale wine tasting events. Whether you're the host or an attendee you can plug in information about your the event to help people find it. If you're looking for an event it's just as easy to browse the master list of events if you're feeling adventurous or plug in a city to see what's happening in your area. Each event listing includes the location, contact information, the price of admission and whether the event includes any sort of meal or desserts in addition to the wine.
Check out Vinyou at the link below or sounds off in the comments with your favourite method for finding interesting events—wine-related or otherwise—in your locale.