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
Baker, T.A., 2007. Obituary: Arthur Kornberg (1918-2007). Nature 450, 809.
A journal article with 2 authors
Marshall, C.R., Jacobs, D.K., 2009. Paleontology. Flourishing after the end-Permian mass extinction. Science 325, 1079–1080.
A journal article with 3 authors
Okita, K., Ichisaka, T., Yamanaka, S., 2007. Generation of germline-competent induced pluripotent stem cells. Nature 448, 313–317.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Nowoshilow, S., Schloissnig, S., Fei, J.-F., Dahl, A., Pang, A.W.C., Pippel, M., Winkler, S., Hastie, A.R., Young, G., Roscito, J.G., Falcon, F., Knapp, D., Powell, S., Cruz, A., Cao, H., Habermann, B., Hiller, M., Tanaka, E.M., Myers, E.W., 2018. Author Correction: The axolotl genome and the evolution of key tissue formation regulators. Nature 559, E2.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Petrucelli, J.R., Peters, J.R., 2016. Preventing Fraud and Mismanagement in Government. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.
An edited book
Malkin, T. (Ed.), 2008. Topics in Cryptology – CT-RSA 2008: The Cryptographers’ Track at the RSA Conference 2008, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 8-11, 2008. Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
A chapter in an edited book
Mina, M., 2014. Strategies for Tracking the Origin and Fate of Odontoblasts and Pulp Cell Progenitors, in: Goldberg, M. (Ed.), The Dental Pulp: Biology, Pathology, and Regenerative Therapies. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 47–59.

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
Luntz, S., 2015. Australians Invited To Save The Wombats [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, 1978. Subcontractor’s Problems With Prime Contractor at Kennedy Space Center (No. B-192017). 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
Ashbran, M.C., 2011. Examining student learning in a physics pedagogical content knowledge course (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
Shpigel, B., 2016. Fighting It Out in a Race for the Perfect Wheelchair. New York Times D2.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Baker, 2007).
This sentence cites two references (Baker, 2007; Marshall and Jacobs, 2009).

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

  • Two authors: (Marshall and Jacobs, 2009)
  • Three or more authors: (Nowoshilow et al., 2018)

About the journal

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

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