If chicken comes with neck and giblets them pull out and discard. Also, pull out fat from inside of chicken, and rinse.
Set chicken in roasting pan, Roast for 20 minutes.Meanwhile, mix 6 tablespoons honey with the wine, soy sauce and pepper in a small bowl.
Remove chicken from oven and brush all over with honey mixture. Add 1/2 cup of water to roasting pan. Roast chicken 20 more minutes.
Turn chicken over and brush all over with honey mixture. If it's browning to fast, cover with foil. If pan is dry, add a few tablespoons of water. Roast 10 - 20 minutes longer or until juices run clear. Move chicken to a cutting board.
To make sauce, pour the juices from the bottom of the pan to a small sauce pot. Skim off the fat. Add in any unused honey mixture. Bring to a boil.
Mix corn starch with 4 table spoons of cold water and wisk into chicken juices. Return to a boil. Simmer 1-2 minutes until thickened. Remove form heat and stir in remaining 2 tablespoons of honey. Season with salt & pepper.