How to format your references using the Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
Hunt, J.H., (2003) Ecology. Cryptic herbivores of the rainforest canopy. Science 300, 916–917.
A journal article with 2 authors
Buchan, J.R. and Parker, R., (2007) Molecular biology. The two faces of miRNA. Science 318, 1877–1878.
A journal article with 3 authors
Gómez-Llobregat, J., Buceta, J. and Reigada, R., (2013) Interplay of cytoskeletal activity and lipid phase stability in dynamic protein recruitment and clustering. Sci. Rep. 3, 2608.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Comforti, E., Chung, Y.C., Heiblum, M., Umansky, V. and Mahalu, D., (2002) Bunching of fractionally charged quasiparticles tunnelling through high-potential barriers. Nature 416, 515–518.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
Rémy, J.-G. and Letamendia, C., (2013) Home Area Networks and IPTV. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ USA.
An edited book
Cherry, M.J. (Ed.), (2009) The Normativity of the Natural: Human Goods, Human Virtues, and Human Flourishing, Philosophical Studies in Contemporary Culture. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht.
A chapter in an edited book
Goodarzi, E., Ziaei, M. and Hosseinipour, E.Z., (2014) Multiobjective Optimization, in: Ziaei, M., Hosseinipour, E.Z. (Eds.), Introduction to Optimization Analysis in Hydrosystem Engineering, Topics in Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 111–147.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research.

Blog post
Hamilton, K., (2016) “Penis Worm” Mouth Monster: How We Solved A Prehistoric Mystery [WWW Document]. IFLScience. URL


This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
Government Accountability Office, (1989) Aviation Safety: Chicago Center Work Force Views of the Air Traffic Control System ( No. RCED-89-205FS). U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Viramontes, M., (2009) Parenting styles and practices and their impact on school behavior (Doctoral dissertation).

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
Kishkovsky, S., (2007) Party Time Where the Soviet Army Strutted. New York Times TR3.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Hunt 2003).
This sentence cites two references (Hunt 2003, Buchan & Parker 2007).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Buchan & Parker 2007)
  • Three or more authors: (Comforti et al. 2002)

About the journal

Full journal titleAustralian Journal of Grape and Wine Research
AbbreviationAust. J. Grape Wine Res.
ISSN (print)1322-7130
ISSN (online)1755-0238

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