Omit chocolate chips and do not heat honey. Substitute dry white wine for the port. Mix all ingredients except sugar. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Continue as directed.
Just substitute rum or bourbon for the port. Prepare as directed.
To give as a gift, wrap candies individually in colorful plastic wrap or cellophane, and tie with metallic ribbons. Fill a wine glass with candies, and be sure to include the candy recipe with your gift.