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
Quackenbush, J., 2014. Perspective: Learning to share. Nature 509, S68.
A journal article with 2 authors
Muoio, D.M., Newgard, C.B., 2014. Diabetes: The good in fat. Nature 516, 49–50.
A journal article with 3 authors
Boyd, O.S., Jones, C.H., Sheehan, A.F., 2004. Foundering lithosphere imaged beneath the southern Sierra Nevada, California, USA. Science 305, 660–662.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Kahneman, D., Krueger, A.B., Schkade, D., Schwarz, N., Stone, A.A., 2006. Would you be happier if you were richer? A focusing illusion. Science 312, 1908–1910.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Brower, M.C., 2012. Wind Resource Assessment. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.
An edited book
Cuthbertson, R., 2011. Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Practical Ideas for Moving Towards Best Practice. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
A chapter in an edited book
Zeng, J.-Y., Cao, X.-H., Gan, J.-Y., 2010. An Improvement of AdaBoost for Face Detection with Random Forests, in: Huang, D.-S., McGinnity, M., Heutte, L., Zhang, X.-P. (Eds.), Advanced Intelligent Computing Theories and Applications: 6th International Conference on Intelligent Computing, ICIC 2010, Changsha, China, August 18-21, 2010. Proceedings, Communications in Computer and Information Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 22–29.

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, D., 2016. Is The Red Wine Compound Resveratrol A Miracle Drug For Infertility and Ageing? [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, 1993. Tax Administration: Achieving Business and Technical Goals In Tax Systems Modernization (No. T-GGD-93-24). 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
Campos-Doerfler, L., 2017. The Role of Sgs1 and Exo1 in the Maintenance of Genome Stability (Doctoral dissertation). University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

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
Crow, K., 2001. Free Tales From Mr. Kafka’s Crypt, (And Thousands of Records, Too). New York Times 148.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Quackenbush, 2014).
This sentence cites two references (Muoio and Newgard, 2014; Quackenbush, 2014).

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

  • Two authors: (Muoio and Newgard, 2014)
  • Three or more authors: (Kahneman et al., 2006)

About the journal

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

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