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
Snoke, D., 2002. Spontaneous Bose coherence of excitons and polaritons. Science 298, 1368–1372.
A journal article with 2 authors
Langelaan, J.W., Roy, N., 2009. Engineering. Enabling new missions for robotic aircraft. Science 326, 1642–1644.
A journal article with 3 authors
Ando, R., Mizuno, H., Miyawaki, A., 2004. Regulated fast nucleocytoplasmic shuttling observed by reversible protein highlighting. Science 306, 1370–1373.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Lin, D.Y., Zhang, S.-Z., Block, E., Katz, L.C., 2005. Encoding social signals in the mouse main olfactory bulb. Nature 434, 470–477.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Demaria, C., 2013. Introduction to Private Equity. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK.
An edited book
Fathi, M. (Ed.), 2013. Integration of Practice-Oriented Knowledge Technology: Trends and Prospectives. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
A chapter in an edited book
Banerjee, R., Pal, S., 2013. ISM@FIRE-2011 Bengali Monolingual Task: A Frequency-Based Stemmer, in: Majumder, P., Mitra, M., Bhattacharyya, P., Subramaniam, L.V., Contractor, D., Rosso, P. (Eds.), Multilingual Information Access in South Asian Languages: Second International Workshop, FIRE 2010, Gandhinagar, India, February 19-21, 2010 and Third International Workshop, FIRE 2011, Bombay, India, December 2-4, 2011, Revised Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 51–58.

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., 2016. Fear Of Death Underlies Most Of Our Phobias [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, 2009. Low-Income and Minority Serving Institutions: Management Attention to Long-standing Concerns Needed to Improve Education’s Oversight of Grant Programs (No. GAO-09-309). 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
Wadhwa, P.H., 2015. Secure building automation system using Tesla protocol (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
Oestreich, J.R., 2017. Finding the Humanity in ‘St. John.’ New York Times C5.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Snoke, 2002).
This sentence cites two references (Langelaan and Roy, 2009; Snoke, 2002).

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

  • Two authors: (Langelaan and Roy, 2009)
  • Three or more authors: (Lin et al., 2005)

About the journal

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

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