How to format your references using the Wine Economics and Policy citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Wine Economics and Policy. 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.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
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
Bromm, V., 2010. Chemistry. To cool or not to cool. Science 329, 45–46.
A journal article with 2 authors
Rosen, J.M., Jordan, C.T., 2009. The increasing complexity of the cancer stem cell paradigm. Science 324, 1670–1673.
A journal article with 3 authors
Katz, S.L., Syme, D.A., Shadwick, R.E., 2001. High-speed swimming. Enhanced power in yellowfin tuna. Nature 410, 770–771.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Ting, D.T., Lipson, D., Paul, S., Brannigan, B.W., Akhavanfard, S., Coffman, E.J., Contino, G., Deshpande, V., Iafrate, A.J., Letovsky, S., Rivera, M.N., Bardeesy, N., Maheswaran, S., Haber, D.A., 2011. Aberrant overexpression of satellite repeats in pancreatic and other epithelial cancers. Science 331, 593–596.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Dexter, A.L., 2012. Monitoring and Control of Information-Poor Systems. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK.
An edited book
Richardson, H.W., Pan, Q., Park, J., Moore, J.E., II (Eds.), 2015. Regional Economic Impacts of Terrorist Attacks, Natural Disasters and Metropolitan Policies, Advances in Spatial Science, The Regional Science Series. Springer International Publishing, Cham.
A chapter in an edited book
Sano, Y., Kanda, T., 2016. Blood–Brain Barrier and Blood–Nerve Barrier, in: Kusunoki, S. (Ed.), Neuroimmunological Diseases. Springer Japan, Tokyo, pp. 55–69.

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 Wine Economics and Policy.

Blog post
Andrew, E., 2014. NASA Announces Plans To Send Astronauts To Mars In Mid-2030s [WWW Document]. IFLScience. URL (accessed 10.30.18).


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, 2005. Transportation Services: Better Dissemination and Oversight of DOT’s Guidance Could Lead to Improved Access for Limited English-Proficient Populations (Korean Version) (No. GAO-06-188). 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
Child, R.J., 2013. The evolution of BARREN INFLORESCENCE1 and related AUX/IAA genes in angiosperms (Doctoral dissertation). California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.

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
Rosenberg, E., 2016. Louise Rennison, 64, Young-Adult Author. New York Times D8.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Bromm, 2010).
This sentence cites two references (Bromm, 2010; Rosen and Jordan, 2009).

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

  • Two authors: (Rosen and Jordan, 2009)
  • Three or more authors: (Ting et al., 2011)

About the journal

Full journal titleWine Economics and Policy
AbbreviationWine Econ. Pol.
ISSN (print)2212-9774

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