ISSN 0719-4994




Title and Author Information

Article submissions must include a title, abstract, and keywords in both Spanish and English. The title is followed by the name(s) of the author(s), and an abstract of up to 200 words. Three to five key words should be listed in decreasing order of importance.

The title and subtitles for sections of the article should be written in capital/lower case, capitalizing proper nouns. Do not use boldface, underlining, or italics. The title should end with a footnote providing information about the research project that was the source of the data presented: name of the project, grant or project number (if any), institution(s) supporting it, and the beginning and ending years.

At the end of the article, again give the name of the author along with institutional affiliation (department, faculty, university, city, country), highest degree, and electronic mail address.



Articles may not exceed 8,000 words, including references, tables, and illustration captions, and reviews up to 1,500. Book reviews should include the name and institutional affiliation of the reviewer and the bibliographical data of the book being reviewed: author, title, place of publication, publisher, year, total number of pages, and ISBN.

The preferred language of publication is Spanish, Portuguese, English, or French.

Submissions should be prepared in Word, using Times font size 12, and 10 for footnotes. Footnotes are used for longer commentaries or explanations. Don’t use expressions such as o. cit., idem or ibid. Do not use boldface or underlining or words with only capital letters. Capital letters should only be used for the first letter of proper nouns, like in: Germany or John.

If there are charts, graphics, figures or images, they should be included in the body of the text, in JPG format and a resolution equal or over 250 dpi.



The citations system is based on APA norms, with the following specifications. In-text citations should be in quotation marks, and provide, in parenthesis, author’s last name, year of publication: pages. Example: (Rice, 2010: 33–34). If the quote is longer than 4 lines, it should be included without quotation marks, double indentation and font size 11.

The bibliography should be in alphabetical order by the last name of the authors:

Books: Last name, first name. Title of the book. City of publication, publisher, year. Example: Mellafe Rojas, Rolando y Loyola, Goich. La memoria de América colonial. Santiago, Editorial Universitaria, 1994.
Articles published in journals: Last name, first name. “Title of the article”. Name of the journal volume, number (city of publication, year of publication): inclusive page numbers. Example: Duhart, Frédéric. “Una sociabilidad etílica popular en el umbral del siglo XXI: beber en las fiestas de Bayona (Francia, 1990–2005)”. Estudios Avanzados 14 (Santiago, 2010):207–234.
Chapters of books: Last name, first name. “Title of the chapter”. In: editor’s last name, editor’s first name. Title of the book. City of publication, publisher, year of publication: inclusive page numbers. Example: Blanquez Pérez, Juan. “El vino en los rituales funerarios ibéricos”. En: Celestino Pérez, Sebastián. Arqueología del vino. Los orígenes del vino en Occidente. Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2009: 217–244.
Articles published in on-line journals: Last name, first name. “Title of the article”. Name of the journal (city, year). ISSN number. URL (date accessed). Example: Aranda, Marcela; Yuri, J.A.; Castro, A.; Solar, M.; Soto, N.; Quinteros, K.; Gaete, J.; Rivas, J. y Chávez, C. “Frutos secos en Chile y Cuyo. Nogales, almendros y castaños (1700–1850)”. Revista de Historia Iberoamericana (Madrid, 2009). ISSN 1989–2616. (accessed 24-1-11).
Articles published in proceedings or acts of meetings: Last name, first name. “Title of article”. Proceedings/acts of [name of meeting]. City, country, date of meeting. Place, publisher, date of publication: inclusive page numbers. Example: Parras Rosa, Manuel. “La economía oleícola en el período 1986–2005”. Actas del I Congreso de Cultura del Olivo, Jaén, octubre de 2005. Jaén, Instituto de Estudios Giennenses, 2007: 341–363.
Papers presented at meetings: Last name, first name. “Title of paper”. Presented at: Name of Meeting. City, country, date. Example: Parras Rosa, Manuel. “La economía oleícola en el período 1986–2005″. Paper presented at: I Congreso de Cultura del Olivo, Jaén, España, octubre de 2005.


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Articles not adjusted to these instructions won’t be accepted.

The submission of an article Revista Iberoamericana de Viticultura, Agroindustria y Ruralidad (Rivar) implies that that the work is not submitted to any other journal, nor has it already been published.


Review and Decision

Article submissions undergo double-blind review by two specialists from outside the Universidad de Santiago de Chile. Submissions may be accepted without changes, with minor revisions, or rejected. In case of conflict, there would be a third external specialist to resolve the acceptance or rejection. Review should not take more than 90 days. The editorial team will communicate the decision to the author within 100 days of receiving the text. Articles not prepared according to these guidelines will not be considered for review.


Conflict of Interest

Upon submitting an article to Revista Iberoamericana de Viticultura, Agroindustria y Ruralidad (Rivar), an author may identify any individual with whom he/she has conflicts of interest, so that this person will not be asked to be an evaluator. The journal editors promise to respect the confidentiality of this information. Only objections to individuals, not to institutions or research units, will be considered.


Confidenciality statement

Names and e-mails appeared in this magazine will be used exclusively for the aimes declared by this magazine and they will not be available for any other purpose or person.