Many wine makers are going over to synthetic corks for exactly that reason. The quality of natural cork has been dropping & synthetics rarely ever fail or leak. One local has been using them for 5 years and his losses during storage have dropped from 5% to just about zero.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk