Editorial note (August 2014)

The journal Ciência e Técnica Vitivinícola has a long history in international scientific publications scenario, starting in 1962/1963 the publication of its predecessor De Vinea et Vino Portugalie Documenta, a non-periodical journal, which consisted of three series: Series I (Viticulture), Series II (Oenology) and Series III (Economics). In 1982, was effectively created the journal Ciência e Técnica Vitivinícola, which is half-yearly and written in three languages (Portuguese, French and English). In 2007 the journal has been completely restructured, becoming bilingual (Portuguese and English) and having an additional designation in English - Journal of Viticulture and Enology, thereby enhancing its international character. Since 1998 the journal is available online in the SciELO platform.

Aiming at increasing the international visibility of the Ciência e Técnica Vitivinícola, from 2014 the journal is published online by EDP Sciences. Through this digital platform, the authors can easily publish their works by electronic submission, and find scientific articles in the vitivinicultural field in open access, resulting in a widespread dissemination of research.