Founded her Berlin-based company SAKE KONTOR in 2004 to make Japanese Premium Sake available in Germany and spread Japanese sake-culture.

SAKE KONTOR is an importer of a carefully selected range of Sake from Japan.

In October 2010 SAKE KONTOR opened Germany’s first dedicated Sake store in Berlin Friedrichshain. It is providing sake-knowledge, trainings and tastings for professionals and consumers as well. It got several awards (National Gourmand Award Wine Books 2012; Silver World Gourmand Award 2013; Silvermedal at literary competition of GAD German Academy for Gastronomy). Susanne Rost-Aoki received the Sake Contributor Award by International Wine Challenge and Sake Samurai Association in July 2013.