Online wine sales increased 38 percent in 2010, marking one of the first years wine successfully made the transition to e-commerce. Now, the online wine industry is quickly expanding as more and more consumers find value in purchasing good wine at bulk cost. .VIN is the perfect TLD for the wine industry because it creates a recognizable and relevant namespace for better networking and marketing for distributors, vineyards, wine shops, and bloggers focusing on advice and reviews.
There is no specific procedure related to the registration of a domain name.
.vin domain names are allocated on a "first come, first served" basis.