In a large bowl mix together the first 12 ingredients with salt and pepper until combined and keep cool.
Next, whisk together the garlic powder, sugar, oregano, red wine vinegar, red wine, olive oil, and salt and pepper until combined and dress the chopped salad with the desired amount of vinaigrette. Season the salad with salt and pepper and toss.
Serve in a bowl or in a container for on the go.
Optional Additional Toppings: small diced cucumber, bacon bits, diced cooked chicken