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
Moore, M.J., 2005. From birth to death: the complex lives of eukaryotic mRNAs. Science 309, 1514–1518.
A journal article with 2 authors
Tripati, A., Elderfield, H., 2005. Deep-sea temperature and circulation changes at the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. Science 308, 1894–1898.
A journal article with 3 authors
Ko, H.W., Jiang, J., Edery, I., 2002. Role for Slimb in the degradation of Drosophila Period protein phosphorylated by Doubletime. Nature 420, 673–678.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Ulloa Ulloa, C., Acevedo-Rodríguez, P., Beck, S., Belgrano, M.J., Bernal, R., Berry, P.E., Brako, L., Celis, M., Davidse, G., Forzza, R.C., Gradstein, S.R., Hokche, O., León, B., León-Yánez, S., Magill, R.E., Neill, D.A., Nee, M., Raven, P.H., Stimmel, H., Strong, M.T., Villaseñor, J.L., Zarucchi, J.L., Zuloaga, F.O., Jørgensen, P.M., 2017. An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas. Science 358, 1614–1617.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Reinke, P., 2012. Inorganic Nanostructures. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany.
An edited book
Whitacre, D.M. (Ed.), 2014. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Volume 232, Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Continuation of Residue Reviews. Springer International Publishing, Cham.
A chapter in an edited book
Morrow, M., Jordan, V.C., 2006. Prevention of Breast Cancer, in: Piccart, M.J., Hung, M.-C., Solin, L.J., Cardoso, F., Wood, W.C. (Eds.), Breast Cancer and Molecular Medicine. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 63–94.

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
Hale, T., 2017. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Goes Full Bond-Villain In Super-Sized Mechanical Robot [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, 1990. Information Resources: Management Improvements Essential for Key Agriculture Automated Systems (No. IMTEC-90-85). 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
Hertzog, L., 2013. Development and implementation of a prenatal postpartum depression education program for nurse practitioner students at California State University Long Beach (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
Paulson, M., 2017. Broadway Revival Set For Lauded ‘Angels.’ New York Times C2.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Moore, 2005).
This sentence cites two references (Moore, 2005; Tripati and Elderfield, 2005).

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

  • Two authors: (Tripati and Elderfield, 2005)
  • Three or more authors: (Ulloa Ulloa et al., 2017)

About the journal

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

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