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Cost
$50.49 / year

Open from 27 January 2016

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About .VIN


The .WINE and .VIN TLDs will create a unique and marketable online space for anyone connected to the wine industry including wineries and vineyards, retailers, distributors and enthusiasts.

Pioneer Program

The Pioneer Program for .VIN allows qualified wineries and vineyards to secure a .VIN domain name prior to or during the Sunrise phase at no cost for the first two years.

Benefits of the Pioneer Program:

* Be a first mover - obtain a .wine / .vin domain name before anyone else

* NO PARTICIPATION COST and registration fee waived for 2 years

* Many naming options available from exact match brand names to valuable generic terms

* Minimal technical requirements - simply redirect your existing site to .wine / .vin domain or use new URL as an opportunity to create a microsite, promotional campaign, product launch, consumer experience, etc.

* Create a promotional story and opportunity to reach / communicate with customers.

* Demonstrate awareness of new and innovative industry happenings.

* Inclusion in the official .WINE PR and press outreach.

Requirements of the Pioneer Program:

* URL resolution of .wine / .vin domain name in the browser (IP 301 redirect or DNS CNAME satisfy requirements - Lexsynergy can assist with this)

* Must promote the domain in some way. This "promotion" requirement has been designed to harmonize with your brand's existing marketing and communications strategy and can include:  change of social media profiles to reflect new URL, social media communications of new address (Twitter, Facebook), offline/online advertisements listing new .wine /.vin URL, press release and promotion in partnership with Donuts, promotional webpage or microsite, etc.

* Must go live / promote site before 20 January 2016

About .vin

The .WINE and .VIN TLDs will create a unique and marketable online space for anyone connected to the wine industry including wineries and vineyards, retailers, distributors and enthusiasts.

Type: Generic

Status: Taking registrations for GA.


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General Remarks


Reserved Domain Names

Some domain names are reserved names; these are names which are ineligible for registration due to ICANN restrictions or Registry Operator designation. Certain Domain names have been classified as Premium and will be sold at higher prices. If you wish to apply for a Premium domain name, please email support@lexsynergy.com to process your application.

General Capabilities


Setting Detail
Type Unrestricted
Supports Internationalisation (IDN) Yes
Supports DNSSEC Yes
Supports Backorders Yes
Supports Privacy Yes
Supports API Access Yes
Supports Dispute Resolution Yes
Subject to ICANN Guidelines Yes
Maximum Registration Period 10 years

Registration Details - Unrestricted


About .vin

The .WINE and .VIN TLDs will create a unique and marketable online space for anyone connected to the wine industry including wineries and vineyards, retailers, distributors and enthusiasts.

Setting Detail
Registration Wait Time Instant
Requires Local Presence No
Maximum Registration Period 10 years
Refund Grace Period 0 days
Nameserver Limits No limit

Transfer Details


Setting Detail
Supports Transfer Yes
Requires Transfer Passwords Yes
Transfer Mode Transfer and Renew

Prices


Action/Phase Price
General Availability $50.49
Transfer †* $50.49
Renewal $50.49
Sunrise †‡ $168.30
Landrush †‡ $19,550.00
Backorder $117.30
Restore †* $170.00

does not apply to premium domains

contact your account manager for phase-based pricing

* may not include renewal

Disclaimer


The above information is provided by registry operators and/or other third parties and may change without further notice. Prior to relying on the aforesaid information, we recommend seeking confirmation by emailing support@lexsynergy.com.